"Ho'olohe mai kakou la i na mo'olelo la o ka wa kahiko"
"Everything you know is wrong."
Quick test: Name a Hawaiian music artist.
If you said Don Ho , or couldn't think of one, this is the page for you.
Whatever you think you know about what Hawaiian music sounds like, it's quite possible that you're wrong. If you think it all sounds alike, you're wrong for sure.
I've put up a couple of internet "radio stations." Unlike most internet radio, I'll tell you the name of the artist on each song, plus there's a popup box that will show you song title and artist. (They're on Live365. You do not have to register to listen, but if you do, the site will let you set a list of favorites, like setting pushbuttons on the car radio. It only takes a minute, and it's well worth doing.) If you're not very familiar with Hawaiian music, these stations are here to introduce you:
Updated April 6, 2012