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Archive for December, 2005

HiUP #35 – Slack Key Special

Saturday, December 17th, 2005

A special treat for the holidays, an all-music edition of HawaiiUP. Enjoy over 45 minutes of beautiful slack key tunes celebrating the spirit of Hawaii. If your Christmas is a little crazy, a little crazy, here’s hoping this ki ho`alu showcase soothes your soul and warms your heart. (And yes, these aren’t all strictly “slack key,” but they’re still all worth a listen.) Be sure to learn more about all the featured artists below, and if you’re still looking for that perfect Christmas gift, a CD makes a great stocking stuffer. Mele Kalikimaka, everyone, and mahalo a nui loa, thanks so much, for making HawaiiUP part of your day.

To download this episode, click the “Pod” icon below or cut-and-paste the following URL:

http://libsyn.com/media/hawaii/hawaiiup20051217.mp3

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HiUP #34 – Uncle Henry

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

This week we cover the latest Grammy nominees, Don Ho’s heart, orangutan love and peacocks in the park. For music, two songs from a featured artist via the Hawaii Association of Podcasters. And Jen joins me once again for some movie talk.

In this show:

  • 01:25 HawaiiUP Menu
  • 01:50 HawaiiUP Headlines
  • 13:35 “Sanoe/Only You/Wailana/Iosepa” from Live from Bob’s Ohana by Uncle Henry “Kalana” Kamae
  • 18:58 Pith of Pop: The Podcast Edition
    Chicken Little, Blue, The Aviator
  • 28:35 “Hale Ani Ani” from Live from Bob’s Ohana by Uncle Henry “Kalana” Kamae

To order Uncle Henry’s CD, call Uncle Henry or Aunty Liz at 562-423-1325 or 562-841-3664. Tell them you heard Uncle Henry in a podcast! Also, check out this great interview with Uncle Henry at Piko’s HawaiianConcertGuide.com. Special thanks to Akamai Brain Collective for providing our theme song. To download this episode, click the “Pod” icon below or cut-and-paste the following URL:

http://libsyn.com/media/hawaii/hawaiiup20051210.mp3

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HiUP #33 – HAP and Hip-Hop

Sunday, December 4th, 2005

A sizable serving of local news in this week’s show, from sloshed survivors to political potshots. Enjoy two very different songs, one a catchy hip-hop number and the other a `ukulele tribute to the heart of Waikiki. Jen jumps in with a double feature: movies she could do without and revisiting “try see” TV.

In this show:

  • 00:45 HawaiiUP Menu
  • 01:11 HawaiiUP Headlines
  • 21:08 “Where Did You Go” from Jroq vs. Dr. Trey by Doctor Trey
  • 25:36 Pith of Pop: The Podcast Edition
    Bottom Five Movies
  • 39:44 “Kalakaua Avenue” from The `Ukulele Experiment by Kaimoku Kahuku

Special thanks to Akamai Brain Collective for providing our theme song. To download this episode, click the “Pod” icon below or cut-and-paste the following URL:

http://libsyn.com/media/hawaii/hawaiiup20051204.mp3

Subscribe Download 45:05/31MB MP3 —