Hawaiian Playground, a lively collection that explores the playful side of Hawaii’s musical offerings. With selections featuring the sounds of ukuleles, steel guitars and harmonious vocals, this album is as colorful as the islands which inspired it.
The Hawaiian people have inhabited the islands for centuries and their traditional Polynesian heritage still plays a key role in their music making today. Energetic performances and exploration with unique instruments first helped the music gain attention in the United States. Now, with an increased variety of distinctive styles, the music of these islands has become recognized and appreciated all over the world.
1 The Moonlighters - Right On
2 Willie K - Holoholo Ka'a
3 Ehukai - Moloka'i Slide
4 Teresa Bright - The Cockeyed Mayor of Kaunakakai
5 Justin Young - Pule O'o
6 Joe McDermott - Come to Hawaii
7 Raiatea - Po La'ila'i
8 Robi Kahakalau - Pi'i Mai Ka Nalu
9 Imua - Local to the Max
10 Keali'i Reichel - Toad Song