HOKU AWARD NOMINATION 2012
We are pleased to announce that George’s album:
WAO AKUA – FOREST OF THE GODS (Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Instrumentals)
Has been nominated for a Na Hoku Hanaohano Award in the Slack Key Album of the Year? category. The other 4 nominees are:
- Dennis Kamakahi and Stephen Inglis
- James Kimo West
- Patrick Landeza
- Doug and Sandy McMaster
Congratulations to all the nominees. Dennis & Stephen have presented their beautiful compositions at our weekly Slack Key Show-Masters of Hawaiian Music series here on Maui. Kimo West will be appearing at our show again this fall.
The Hokus Awards ceremony was held May 27, 2012.
[UPDATE : Congratulations to Dennis Kamakahi and Stephen Inglis for winning the 2012 Slack Key Album of the Year with their album ‘Waimaka Helelei”… ]
George’s Wao Akua was also honored to be nominated in the new “Regional Roots” category of the 54th Grammy Awards held in February 2012.