Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 2: Kapono Nāʻiliʻili

Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai | Episode 2: Kapono Nāʻiliʻili

Episode 2: Kapono Nāʻiliʻili

ʻŌiwi TV’s original music series “Mele ma ka Lihiwai” presents its second episode of ten, featuring the very talented Kapono Nāʻiliʻili. With a warm welcome from the hosts, Billy V and Mele Apana, Kapono shares some of his favorite songs that you can find on his new album, Ala Iki. All of these songs are old school influences with a new school look, except for one, “A Place Called Home”. That one is an original piece. Accompanying Kapono on guitar is his good hoa, Kamakoa Lindsey Asing.

About the Series

ʻŌiwi TV presents “Mele ma ka Lihiwai”, an original series celebrating the unique sounds of Hawaiʻi’s most renowned and talented musicians. Set along the shores of Hilo’s meandering Honoliʻi river, Mele ma ka Lihiwai brings together twenty-three celebrated artists performing traditional local favorites alongside new original compositions. Stringing these musical pieces together are talk story sessions about the inspirations and personal sentiments behind the diverse range of mele. Watch a new episode each week beginning in November on Oceanic 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.


  1. Justin P Asing 9 years ago

    Just was wondering why the music didn’t match with the vocal’s and if can it be fixed?

    • kaipo 9 years ago

      Aloha Justin,

      Thanks for the comment. The issue has been fixed, so sorry for the inconvenience! We hope you continue to enjoy Mele ma ka Lihiwai.

  2. Justin P Asing 9 years ago

    Kala mai I was asking about episode 2 with Kapono Nailiili

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