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 oiwi.tv.