Cyril Pahinui – Hi‘ilawe
Dec. 28, 2016
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Cyril Pahinui – HI‘ilawe
After a weekend of music, lessons, and lū’au, Cyril and a small group of friends set off to hike to the HI‘ilawe waterfall. This was not going to be just a hike up and back. It included guitars, video cameras, and a tape recorder, all wrapped in industrial black plastic bags.
On arriving at the waterfall, Cyril immediately perched on a large boulder at the base and repeatedly sang to his muse. From where he sat, Cyril could feel the spray and mist from the main part of Hi‘ilawe Falls as it dropped the 1,300 feet after its initial drop of 150 feet.
From the Hilo Slack Key Festival 7-24-1994
01 Mauna Loa 5:28
02 Kamakani Ka‘ili Aloha 3:27
03 Hi’ilawe 4:24
04 Makee Ailana 5:13
05 Harvest of Rainbows 3:40
06 Ipo Lei Manu 4:39
From the Honolulu Slack Key Festival, 8-15-1993
07 He‘eia 3:53
From Berkeley, California at the Freight & Salvage, 3-17-1992
08 Ki‘hoalu (instrumental) 2:39
09 Hi‘ilawe (instrumental) 5:22
From Santa Cruz, California at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 2-19-1994
10 Dancing In Your Rain 4:34
11 ‘Opihi Moemoe Ki‘hoalu (instrumental)2:08
12 Nani Ka‘ala 4:12
2009, Cyril Pahinui performs his father’s signature song.
All Music Arranged by Cyril Pahinui
Album Produced by Cyril Pahinui Productions
Album Recorded Live and Engineered by Dancing Cat Records
Album Mixed by Howard Johnston and Gaylord Holomalia
Album Mastered by David John (D J) Pratt
MC for Hilo Slack Key Guitar Festival Patrick Kahawaiola’a from Keaukaha
Photography: Chelle Pahinui
Liner Notes: Chelle Pahinui
Editers: Kaiulani Jerman and Rhonda Osurman
Album Graphic Design and Layout: Ki‘i Graphics by Chelle Pahinui and Aaron Miyasato
Music Video Production: Kaiwi Stevens, Tani Waipa and Warren Kaneao
Music Video Production Crew: Sean Robbins, Anakala Likeke, Linda Kalani & Dick Lanham
Hula Coreography by Kumu Hula Rae Fonseca Danced by Melissa Duarte
Social Media, Public Relations: Ki‘i Graphics
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