Kapono is an award winning recording artist. As a Grammy Award nominee, he is a talented guitarist, composer, singer, producer, arranger, engineer, and artist. He is a multiple winner of Hawaii's version of the Grammy Awards, the "Na Hoku Hanohano", with 17 awards, including Albums of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year, Contemporary Hawaiian Albums of the Year, Instrumental Albums of the Year, Producer(s) of the Year, and Recording Engineer of the Year. He is a great exponent of Hawaiian slack-key guitar, and to date has recorded 25 albums.

Kapono's album, "Slack Key Dreams of the Ponomoe"... Was nominated for a Grammy Award for Hawaiian Album of the Year, and winner of a Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for Engineering, and the very special "Ki-Ho'Alu Award" (Hawaiian Slack Key Award).

Honolulu city lights coverk&K coverKapono is the younger half of the popular group, "The Beamer Brothers," who defined the shape and direction of "Contemporary Hawaiian Music," and to this day have one of the biggest selling records in the history of the state of Hawai'i, the classic "Honolulu City Lights." Songs like "Mr. Sun Cho Lee", "Sweet Okole", "Only Good Times", "Seabreeze", and other works by the Beamer Brothers are forever embraced in the hearts and souls of those touched by the magic of Hawai'i. More About Kapono...

Listen to music I composed called "Pele Sleeps" featuring my Acoustic Guitar and Hawaiian Nose Flute with a real string section. It is from "Escape To Paradise"; my first solo album. You can scroll down the left column and click on the cover photo to hear more songs.

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