Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 5: Waimānalo Sunset Band

Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 5: Waimānalo Sunset Band

Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 5: Waimānalo Sunset Band
ʻŌiwiTV’s original music series “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” presents its fifth episode of season 4, located at Kaʻelepulu river in Kailua, Oʻahu. In this episode, we are joined with the vibrant musicians of Waimānalo Sunset Band – Lanakila Makua, Keliʻi Makua, Keao Kamalani, and Paul Kim. Join us as we listen to some awesome “kanikapila” style mele that is reminiscent of the Sons of Hawaiʻi, and how the Waimānalo Sunset Band members perpetuate this distinctive sound of Hawaiʻi.

Enjoy this episode, and those of many other talented artists of Hawaiʻi on “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” only on and Spectrum Digital Channel 326.

ʻŌiwi TV presents the fourth season of “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai”, an original series celebrating the unique sounds of Hawaiʻi’s most renowned and talented musicians, bringing together celebrated artists performing traditional local favorites alongside new original compositions. Stringing these musical pieces together are talk story sessions – many ma ka ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi – about the inspirations and personal sentiments behind the diverse range of mele that each artist shares with us. Watch a new episode every other week beginning in May 27th on Spectrum digital channel 326 or online at

ʻŌiwi TV reaches across generations, socio-economic statuses, and geographic locations as the sole media venue where the Hawaiian language, culture and perspective thrive. Through Digital Channel 326, ʻŌiwi TV reaches over 220,000 households across the entire State via Oceanic Time Warner Cable’s network. Through its website, mobile, and social media venues, ʻŌiwi TV is reaching Hawaiians everywhere and engaging a generation of Hawaiians that expect to access anything and everything from anywhere at anytime.


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