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Best Contemporary Album Hoku Awards

The Na Hoku Hanohano Contemporary Album of the Year Award goes to the best performance in a contemporary style. Here are all of the winners of the Best Contemporary Album Hoku Award since the very first award ceremony in 1978.

2008
One of These Days Featuring John Cruz
ALBUM: One of These Days
ARTIST: John Cruz
LABEL: Lilikoi Records
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2008 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2007
ALBUM TITLE: Pali Presents a Tribute
ARTIST: Pali
LABEL: Discos Tropical
2007 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2006
ALBUM TITLE: Feel the Spirit
ARTIST: Na Leo
LABEL: Second Twenty
2006 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2005
ALBUM TITLE: Pa'ani
ARTIST: David Kamakahi
PRODUCER: Dennis Kamakahi
2005 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2004
ALBUM TITLE: Kaulupono
ARTIST: 'Ale'a
PRODUCER: Poki
2004 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2003
ALBUM TITLE: Something to Remember
ARTIST: Danny Couch
PRODUCER: Danny Couch
2003 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2002
ALBUM TITLE: Spread A Little Aloha
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing
2002 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2001
ALBUM TITLE: Island Feeling
ARTIST: Ten Feet
PRODUCER: Mass Appeal
2001 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

2000
ALBUM TITLE: Pure Heart 2
ARTIST: Pure Heart
PRODUCER: Four Strings
2000 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1999
ALBUM TITLE: No Boundaries
ARTIST: BB Shawn
PRODUCER: Flying Solo
1999 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1998
ALBUM TITLE: Fish and Poi
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
1998 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1997
ALBUM TITLE: Acoustic Soul
ARTIST: John Cruz
1997 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1996
ALBUM TITLE: Flying With Angels
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
1996 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1995
ALBUM TITLE: On Fire!
ARTISTS: Ka'au Crater Boys
1995 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1994
ALBUM TITLE: Valley Style
ARTIST: Ka'au Crater Boys
1994 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1993
ALBUM TITLE: Vanishing Treasures
ARTIST: Hawaiian Style Band
1993 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1992
Kahaialii by Willie K
ALBUM TITLE: Kahaialii
ARTIST: Willie K.
LABEL: KDE Records
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1992 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories


1991
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Reggae
ARTISTS: Bruddah Waltah and Island Afternoon
1991 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1990
ALBUM TITLE: Love Songs
ARTIST: New Generation
1990 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1989
ALBUM TITLE: Good Times Together
ARTISTS: Cecilio and Kapono
1989 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1988
ALBUM TITLE: Glenn Medeiros
ARTIST: Glenn Medeiros
1988 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1987
ALBUM TITLE: Native News
ARTISTS: Brother Noland and the Pacific Bad Boys
1987 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1986
ALBUM TITLE: A Gift of Song
ARTIST: Andy Kimura
1986 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1985
ALBUM TITLE: More and More
ARTIST: The Krush
1985 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1984
ALBUM TITLE: Looking for The Good Life
ARTIST: Audy Kimura
1984 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1983
ALBUM TITLE: In the Evening
ARTIST: Nohelani Cypriano
1983 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1982
ALBUM TITLE: The Alii's
ARTISTS: The Alii's
1982 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1981
No "Best Contemporary Album" award in 1981
1981 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1980
No "Best Contemporary Album" award in 1980
1980 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1979
ALBUM TITLE: Life's Different Now
ARTISTS: Cecilio and Kapono
1979 Hoku Award Winners in All Categories

1978
Night Music
ALBUM TITLE: Night Music
ARTISTS: Cecilio and Kapono
ORIGINAL RELEASE: 1977
CD Release: 2002
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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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