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Contemporary Hawaiian Album Hoku Awards

The Best Contemporary Hawaiian Album Na Hoku Hanohano Award goes to the best contemporary performance with music of Hawaii or music about Hawaii. Album must contain at least 30% material of or abotu hawaii. Here are all of the winners of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for best contemporary Hawaiian album, since the very first award ceremony in 1978.

2008
No "Best Contemporary Hawaiian Album" award in 2008

2007
ALBUM TITLE: Barefoot Natives
ARTIST: Barefoot Natives
LABEL: Barefoot Natives
2007 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2006
Maui by Hapa
ALBUM TITLE: Maui
ARTIST: Hapa
LABEL: Finn Records
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2006 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2005
TITLE: Kaulupono
ARTIST: Ale'a
PRODUCER: Poki
2005 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2004
ALBUM TITLE: Mohala Hou: Music of the Hawaiian Renaissance
ARTIST: Keola Beamer
2004 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2003
ALBUM TITLE: Wahine Slack N' Steel
ARTIST: Owana Salazar
PRODUCER: Moonbow
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
2003 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2002
ALBUM TITLE: Portraits
ARTIST: Ernie Cruz Jr.
PRODUCER: Pi'inalu Music
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
2002 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2001
ALBUM TITLE: Take Me Home
ARTIST: 'Ale'a
PRODUCER: (Poki)
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
2001 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2000
ALBUM TITLE: I Miss You, My Hawaii
ARTIST: Na Leo
PRODUCER: Na Leo Pilimehana
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
2000 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1999
Pure Heart
ALBUM TITLE: Pure Heart
ARTIST: Pure Heart
PRODUCER: Four String
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
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1999 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1998
ALBUM TITLE: Fish and Poi
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
1998 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1997
In Dis Life by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
ALBUM TITLE: In Dis Life
ARTIST: Israel Kamakawiwoole
LABEL: Mountain Apple Company
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
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1997 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1996
ALBUM TITLE: Sistah Robi
ARTIST: Robi Kahakalau
PRODUCER: Kanai'a Records
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
1996 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1995
ALBUM TITLE: Rhythm of the Ocean
ARTISTS: Hawaiian Style Band
(category was Best Island Contemporary)
1995 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1994
Hapa by Hapa
ALBUM TITLE: Hapa
ARTISTS: Hapa
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
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1994 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1993
ALBUM TITLE: Night and Day
ARTIST: Del Beazley
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1993 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1992
Follow Me by the Brothers Cazimero
ALBUM TITLE: Follow Me
ARTIST: The Brothers Cazimero
LABEL: Mountain Apple
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1992 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1991
ALBUM TITLE: Ka Anoi
ARTIST: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1991 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1990
ALBUM TITLE: Expecting Friends
ARTIST: Jerry Santos
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1990 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1989
ALBUM TITLE: Cyril Pahinui
ARTIST: Cyril Pahinui
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1989 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1988
ALBUM TITLE: Kapena
ARTIST: Kapena
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1988 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1987
ALBUM TITLE: Chinatown
ARTIST: The Peter Moon Band
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1987 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1986
ALBUM TITLE: Jus' Press
ARTISTS: Ledward Ka`apana and Ikona
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1986 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1985
ALBUM TITLE: Island in Your Eyes
ARTISTS: The Brothers Cazimero
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1985 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1984
ALBUM TITLE:: Escape to Paradise
ARTIST: Kapono Beamer
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1984 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1983
Cane Fire
ALBUM TITLE: Cane Fire
ARTISTS: The Peter Moon Band
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
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1983 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1982
Come To Me Gently
ALBUM TITLE: Come To Me Gently
ARTIST: Olomana
LABEL: Better Days
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1982 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1981
ALBUM TITLE: Waikiki My Castle by the Sea
ARTISTS: The Brothers Cazimero
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1981 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1980
ALBUM TITLE: Nohelani
ARTIST: Nohelani Cypriano
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
1980 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1979
Honolulu City Lights
ALBUM TITLE: Honolulu City Lights
ARTISTS: Keola and Kapono Beamer
(category was Best Contemporary Hawaiian)
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1979 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1978
ALBUM TITLE: In Concert
ARTISTS: The Brothers Cazimero
1978 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

See also:
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Artist
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year



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