Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai Episode 7: Nā Wai ʻEhā
ʻŌiwi TV’s original music series “Mele ma ka Lihiwai” presents its seventh episode of season 3, located at Kaʻelepulu river in Kailua, Oʻahu with the handsome young men of Nā Wa ʻEhā. Enjoy the falsetto harmonies of Kamalei Kawaʻa, Kamaehu Kawaʻa, Kahikina Juan, and Kalanikini Juan, as they serenade us with a selection of their favorite mele Hawaiʻi. Accompanying them are their mothers, nā kumu hula, Hiʻilei Maxwell-Juan and Luana Kawaʻa, as well as Miss Aloha Hula 2017, Kelina Eldredge. In this episode, our host, Amy Kalili talks story with these men and guests from Maui about how they got together to play Hawaiian music, their interests in falsetto music, as well what keeps them grounded in music. Join us as well celebrate nā mele Hawaiʻi with Nā Wai ʻEhā.
Enjoy this episode, and those of many other talented artists of Hawaiʻi on “Mele Ma Ka Lihiwai” only on oiwi.tv and Spectrum Digital Channel 326.
About the Series
ʻŌiwi TV presents the third 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 July 2018 on Spectrum digital channel 326 or online at oiwi.tv.