Derrick Malama

Local News Host, Morning Edition, Kanikapila Sunday

Derrick Malama does double duty at HPR, serving as the host of Kanikapila Sunday on HPR-2, and the local anchor of Morning Edition, weekday mornings from 5 am to 8:30 am on HPR-1.

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Keko Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, enjoy music by Natalie Ai Kamauu (pictured), Sean Na'auao & Robi Kahakalau, Raiatea Helm, the Lim Family, Kawika Kahiapo, Amy Hanaiali'i, and the Pahinui Hawaiian Band.

Lokahi Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Napua Music

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Island Heritage Music & Keala Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Neos Productions

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Jeff Peterson Productions

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Today is our Fall Fund Drive edition of the show, with guests Noe Tanigawa, Danny Carvalho and Jeff Peterson.

Punahele Productions

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

NLP Music

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Hanaiali'i Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Hour One features music by Keauhou, Kupaoa, Kawika Kahiapo, Napua, Nathan Aweau, Na Leo, Kuana Torres Kahele, HAPA, Kainani Kahaunaele, The Brothers Cazimero, a NEW artist from Maui named Anthony Pfluke, and Amy Hanaiali'i (pictured).

Raiatea Helm Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Mountain Apple Company

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Today's show features a rare duet by Robert Cazimero and Teresa Bright called 'My Lanikai.' It's from the CD compilation 'Island Love.' You'll hear that beautiful ballad in Hour One.

Chad Takatsugi

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, Chad Takatsugi honors the voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa, which is currently sailing the Hawaiian Islands on its 'Mahalo Hawai`i' voyage with sister canoe Hikianalia. Listen to 'Kaulana Ka Inoa O Hōkūleʻa' in Hour One.

Keauhouband.com

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Pihana Productions

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, we'll play songs from the brand new release by four-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Napua titled 'Makawalu.' Napua Greig, besides being a talented vocalist, is a kumu hula and cultural practitioner on Maui.

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Today, we remember Roland Cazimero, who passed away last Sunday. Throughout the show, you'll hear the music of the Brothers Cazimero in which Roland's vocals are prominently featured, along with the behind-the-scenes stories to a few of their songs.

EMI Special Markets/Hula Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Today we'll remember the legendary Mahi Beamer by playing a few of his songs throughout the show. The falsetto vocalist and pianist passed away on Friday.

Keko Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Raiatea Helm Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Keko Productions

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, you'll hear music from the trio Keauhou, in concert in HPR's Atherton Studio on July 29. For reservations click here:

'Kanikapila Sunday' features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

On this Father's Day, we'll play a few songs for Dad, starting off with 'God Bless My Daddy' by Dennis Pavao. You'll hear an earlier version of the song by Hui `Ohana at 3:00 PM. Plus more songs from Kawika Kahiapo and Kupaoa.

'Kanikapila Sunday' features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and Hapa Haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1. Hosted by Derrick Malama.

As Hawai`i honors King Kamehameha the Great today, we'll start off the show with a song by Nathan Aweau titled 'Kamehameha' from his 'Kane`ohe' album.

Neos Productions

'Kanikapila Sunday' features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and Hapa Haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Listen to three hours of Hawaiian music every  Sunday afternoon on HPR-1 from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time (4:00-7:00 PM Pacific and 7:00-10:00 PM Eastern).

On today's show, you'll hear a few songs from a brand new CD of `ukulele instrumentals by various artists called 'Na Mele `Ukulele' (Neos Productions).

Plus, Raiatea Helm, Kuana Torres Kahele, Hoku Zuttermeister, Teresa Bright, Robert Cazimero, Israel Kamakawiwo`ole, Amy Hanaiali`i, Keali`i Reichel and the Kanikapila Sunday Classic!

Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning songwriter and performer Kuana Torres Kahele joined Derrick Malama in the studio to talk about his 5th release in his "Music for the Hawaiian Islands" series.

TITLE---ARTIST---ALBUM---LABEL

HOUR ONE

E Na Kini---Kalani Pe`a---E Walea---Kalani Pe`a Music

Ka`ililauokekoa---Sean Na`auao---Hot Hits---Mountain Apple Company

I Love Kaua`i---Kelii Kaneali`i—Kaua`i---Mountain Apple Company

Hula O Makee---Amy Hanaiali`i---Remembering Napua---Ua Records

Po La`ila`i---`Ale`a---ORIGINS/Kinohi---Poki Records

Home Kapaka---Eia---Natalie Ai Kamauu---Keko Records

He Aloha No `O Honolulu---Jeff Peterson---Wahi Pana, Songs of Place---Peterson Productions

TITLE---ARTIST---ALBUM---LABEL

HOUR ONE

Hawai`i No E Ka `Oi---Na Palapalai---Makani `Olu`olu---Koops2 Entertainment

Na Wai Kaulana---Natalie Ai Kamauu---La La La La---Keko Records

Take Me Home---`Ale`a---Take Me Home---Poki Records

Noho Paipai---Kalani Pe`a---E Walea---Kalani Pe`a Music

Ka Pua Mohala---Kupaoa---English Rose---Hulu Kupuna Productions

Pupu A`o Ewa---Keali`i Reichel---Ke`alaokamaile---Punahele Productions

Kawika---Jeff Peterson---Wahi Pana, Songs of Place---Peterson Productions

TITLE---ARTIST---ALBUM---LABEL

HOUR ONE

Ka Pua Mohala---Kupaoa---English Rose---Hulu Kupuna Productions

Ka Maui---Weldon Kekauoha---Pilialoha---`Ohelo Records

My Dear Darling---Kapena---Hawaiian Legacy---KDE Records

Ku`u Lei Mokihana---Kuana Torres Kahele---Manookalanipo Kaua`i: Music for the Hawaiian Islands Vol. 4---Kuana Torres Kahele

I Ka `Aina Kaulana---Amy Hanaiali`i---Hawaiian Tradition---Mountain Apple Company

He `Ai No Kalani---Rev. Dennis Kamakahi---`Ohana---Dancing Cat Records

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