Don McDiarmid, Jr.

Don McDiarmid, Jr.

Real Name:
Donald McDiarmid, Jr.
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b. 1922 in Stockton, CA
d. Apr. 15, 2010 in Kailua, HI
Donald McDiarmid Jr., a legend in the Hawaiian music recording industry and president emeritus of Hula Records, which was founded in 1947 by his father, Donald McDiarmid Sr. and revived by Jr. in the 1950's, was a major figure in the Hawaiian music industry for more than 50 years and launched the careers of many entertainers. He made the first commercial recordings of Don Ho and was instrumental in the Hawaiian music and dance renaissance of the 1970s. During his early years, he counted among his friends Duke Kahanamoku. In the 1990s, he turned the company over to his son Donald P. "Flip" McDiarmid, III.

Over the years, the Hula Records label included Gabby Pahinui, Genoa Keawe, Edith Kanaka'ole, the Kahauanu Lake Trio, Peter Moon Band, the Cazimero Brothers, Ohta-san, Kawai Cockett and Nina Keali'iwahamana.

Due to the dynastic's of this family, use care when assigning credits.
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Don McDiarmid, Jr. Discography

Production

Mahi Beamer Mahi Beamer - Hawaii's Mahi Beamer (Album) Capitol Records US 1959 Sell This Version
T1282 Mahi Beamer Mahi Beamer - Hawaii's Mahi Beamer(LP, Album, Mono) Capitol Records T1282 UK 1959 Sell This Version
The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin - Paradise Found (Album) Liberty Canada 1960 Sell This Version
Gabby Pahinui With The Sons Of Hawaii Gabby Pahinui With The Sons Of Hawaii - Gabby Pahinui With The Sons Of Hawaii (Album) Hula Records US 1960 Sell This Version
Rene Paulo Trio Rene Paulo Trio - Black Coral Liberty, Liberty US 1960 Sell This Version
LSS 14001 The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin - Paradise Found(LP, Album) Liberty LSS 14001 US 1960 Sell This Version
H-502 Kent Bowman Kent Bowman - Pidgin English Children's Stories(LP) Hula Records H-502 US 1961 Sell This Version
The Maile Serenaders The Maile Serenaders - Let's Hula (Album) Hula Records US 1962 Sell This Version
The Sons Of Hawaii The Sons Of Hawaii - Music Of Old Hawaii (Album) Hula Records US 1962 Sell This Version
Genoa Keawe Genoa Keawe - Party Hulas (Album) London Records US 1965 Sell This Version
The Hilo Kalimas The Hilo Kalimas - Your Musical Trip Arond The Island Of Hawaii (Album) Hula Records US 1966 Sell This Version
Eddie Kamae And The Sons Of Hawaii* Eddie Kamae And The Sons Of Hawaii* - This Is Eddie Kamae (Album) Hula Records US 1966 Sell This Version
Genoa Keawe Genoa Keawe - Genoa Keawe Sings Luau Hulas (Album) Hula Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Ohta-San Ohta-San - Ohta-San's New Thing (Album) Surfside Records (2) US 1968 Sell This Version
SF 102 Ohta-San Ohta-San - Cool Strings And Ohta-San(LP, Album, Ltd) Surfside Records (2) SF 102 US 1968 Sell This Version
HS 533 The Kahauanu Lake Trio The Kahauanu Lake Trio - He Aloha No ‘O Honolulu(LP, Album) Hula Records HS 533 US 1968 Sell This Version
The Sunday Manoa The Sunday Manoa - Hawaiian Time (Album) Hula Records US 1969 Sell This Version
The Sunday Manoa The Sunday Manoa - Guava Jam (Album) Hula Records US 1969 Sell This Version
HS 541 Kawai Cockett & The Lei Kukui Serenaders Kawai Cockett & The Lei Kukui Serenaders - Beautiful Kauai(LP, Album) Hula Records HS 541 US 1969 Sell This Version
HS 545 Kent Bowman Kent Bowman - No Talk Stink!(LP) Hula Records HS 545 US 1969 Sell This Version
The Kahauanu Lake Trio The Kahauanu Lake Trio - Hapa-Haole Hulas (Album) Hula Records US 1970 Sell This Version
SFS-106 Linda Green (2) Linda Green (2) - Shades Of Green(LP, Album) Surfside Records (2) SFS-106 US 1970 Sell This Version
HS 535 Palani Vaughan Palani Vaughan - Hawaiian Love Songs(LP, Album) Hula Records HS 535 US 1970 Sell This Version
HS 552 Alice Namakelua Alice Namakelua - Auntie Alice Ku‘uleialohapoina‘ole Namakelua(LP, Album) Hula Records HS 552 US 1974 Sell This Version
HS 542 Myra English Myra English - Drinking Champagne(LP, Album) Hula Records HS 542 US 1974 Sell This Version