Star-Bulletin Features

Monday, April 8, 2002

Hawaii music awards
spread aloha

Star-Bulletin staff

Here are the winners, as voted by the public, of the Fifth Annual Hawaii Music Awards, announced last night during a ceremony at Kapono's at Aloha Tower Marketplace:

Governor's Fine Arts Award: Jane Campbell, Honolulu Theatre for Youth
Mayor's Performing Arts Award: Genoa Keawe
Event of the Year: MASS Appeal
Entertainer of the Year: Hobo House on the Hill Records
Studio Musician of the Year: (tie) Daniel Ho, Jake Shimabukuro
Mahalo Awards: Web site, Ben and Josie Vegas and Scott Nishida; and Hawaii Public Television KHET "Na Mele," producer Stuart Yamane
Album and New Artist of the Year: "Nesian" by Pati
Hawaiian Contemporary: "Island Days" by Horizon
Hawaiian Traditional: "He Makana O Na Lei" by Blaine Kia
Island Music: "Spread a Little Aloha" by Mana'o Company
Reggae: "The Promised Land" by Butch Helemano
Jazz: "Ukulele Duo" by Herb Ohta and Lyle Ritz
World Music: "Pan 2 Paradise" by Greg and Junko MacDonald
Slack Key: "Island Born" by Keola Beamer
Instrumental: "Ukulele Dream" by Herb Ohta Jr.
New Age: " Beyond the Universe" by Sumiko
Adult Contemporary: "Finding My Way" by Daniel Ho
Paniolo Music: "Greatest Hits and Then Some" by Danny Estocado
Single Recording: "Ehime Maru" by Jake Shimabukuro
Inspirational Music: "Hoaloha" by Chuck Antone Jr.
Seasonal Album: "Irie Island Christmas" by Neos Productions
Polynesian Music: "Polynesian Style 2" by Dennis Ah Yek
Rock: "Resurrection" by Hawaii
Rhythm & Blues: "The Dreaming Kind" by Justin
Pop: "The Voice" by Junior Maile
Hip Hop: "Spin City" by Kutmaster Spaz
Compilation: "Aloha From Hawai," MDL Records
Male Vocalist: Brother Noland
Female Vocalist: Darlene Ahuna
Group of the Year: Mana'o Company

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