The following Hapa Haole Hawaiian songs were recorded with the intention of fund raising. We treated these songs with the same recording conditions as an art song: no amplification and with the wonderful Bösendorfer in the Atherton Studio at HPR. We’ll begin this wonderful set with Quinn’s mother Debbie singing “Aloha ‘oe.” Aloha ‘Oe
My personal friend, Albert Schütz, taught Polynesian languages at UH, audited Dale Hall’s Art Song class with me, and recorded some of these Hawaiian songs with Dale at the piano. Here’s “Ua like, no a like.” Ua like
The other participant in this endeavor was Les Cebalos, a marvelous tenor. I think his singing of “Ku’u I’ini” is amazing. Listen for his last note! Ku’u i’ini Here’s his “Ahe Ono,” Ahe “Na Wai,” Na wai “He Ono” He ono and “Maika’i Wai.” Maik’i wai
And one surprise of William Lymann with Beebe at a Winners Recital singing the Kam Waltz.