As in most indigenous cultures the
of the early Hawaiian people was handed down through multiple succeeding generations via
Hawaiian Cultural heritage
ancient Hawaiian Music
, and the
Hawaiian Music Lyrics
as well as the earliest of
forms. It has only been in recent decades that
Hawaiian Hula Dance
were put to ink and the printed page.
Contemporary Hawaiian Music Lyrics
Since few Hawaiian musicians even read music each
had to be translated and hand printed over an extended period of time. Early
Hawaiian Song lyrics
Hawaiian Music artists
simply listened, felt and then played their music by and from the heart. Many of the
Hawaiian Music composers
Hawaiian Music lyrics
presented here are available to purchase on
formats, the most pospular being,
Hawaiian Music CD or DVD Video
as sung by the now famous
"Somewhere Over the Rainbow Song"
(May 20, 1959 - June 26, 1997) or "IZ" as he was affectionately called, is one of the most beloved and fondly remembered Hawaiian Music artists and composers in the Hawaiian islands.
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole
was Born in Honolulu Hawaii in 1959 and spent the first five years of his life with his Grandfather, (
"Israel Kamakawiwoole" "Tutu Kane" in Hawaiian) on the
. In 1964 he returned to the
Hawaiian island of Niihau
to live with his immediate family and learned the importance of his
island of Oahu
. IZ was a native Hawaiian, who upon his death in 1997, at the age of 38, was only the second citizen to receive the honor of having his body lay in state at the capitol building in
Hawaiian language and heritage
is remembered fondly in Hawaii and throughout his worldwide fan base as much more than just a
Israel IZ Kamakawiwoole
and composer. IZ sings original
singer, song writer
Contemporary Hawaiian Music
and performs his beautiful
native Hawaiian tongue
using his solo
to accompany the gentle purity of his golden smooth and passionate voice which covers an extraordinary range of vocal octaves.
Israel IZ Kamakawiwo'ole
that garnered "IZ" international recognition and made him a superstar among Hawaiians or as "IZ" liked to say;
CD Music album "Hawaiians at heart..." His music was featured in last year's "Superbowl Half-time Show" and on the popular television series "ER". His heartfelt and dreamy rendition of the
"Some Where over the Rainbow"
have also been heard Internationally in the movies;
"What a Wonderful World Songs" "Meet Joe Black", "Finding Forrester" and "50 First Dates". These presentations have resulted in "IZ" becoming the
of all time.
bestselling Hawaiian Artist
Izzy's Hawaiian Music Lyrics
Hawaiian Music News
are featuring along with
Hawaiian Artist Links
Lyrics are offered on these pages for your enjoyment. To
"Somewhere Over the Rainbow Song"
listen to Israel Kamakawiwoole's
Hawaiian Music & DVD Videos
simply touch any CD-DVD album cover to transport to
tracks. Listen to Music on
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MP3, Real Audio or WindowsMedia Free Music Players
provided on all pages.
free download links
A more detailed chronology of the "Life of IZ" can be found featured on the site:
including an overview of the Hawaiian artists significant milestones and artistic accomplishments all the way up to his untimely death at the age of 38 in 1997.
Biography of the Man and his Music
A timelined chronological biography of the life of "IZ" may be accessed at the
web site. Also be sure to visit the
"Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Biography Highlights"
web site. For the Hawaiian Music Song Lyrics to many of IZ's Hawaiian songs including
"IZ Memorial Tribute"
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow"
. Scroll down for a detailed
"Hawaiian Music Song Lyrics Directory"
biography of "Israel Kamakawiwo'ole"
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