Haku (2)Na Mele A Ka Haku = ハクの音楽 = Music Of Haku

Label:EM Records – EM1136CD
CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Genre:Electronic, Folk, World, & Country
Style:Leftfield, Synth-pop, New Age, Pacific, Ambient


2Hawaii Pono'i = Hawaii's Own2:15
4(Story) King Kal. And Mr. Emp.
Voice [Female]Anonymous
Performer [Coordinating The Filipino Chat With Chicken]Segundo Coratibo
Performer [Party Talk And Laughter With Haku]Phillip Slate
6Japanese Narration: Poetic Excerpts From “For Me, The Rays Of The Sun”
Voice [Female]Anonymous
7Eia Wau, Haleakala = I Am Haleakala, House Of The Sun
Voice [Female]Anonymous
8Mai Opio, Mai Ka Makua2:00
9Na'u, Ke Kukuna O Ka La = For Me, The Rays Of The Sun4:49
10Ho'omana'o = Remember Song3:43
11Mamina = Regretful4:25


  • Cover [Pen And Ink Drawing], Graphics [Pen And Ink Drawing]Alta Delacruz
  • Liner NotesFrank Tavares (2)
  • Mastered By [Final Mastered By]Ruv Bytes, Takuto Kuratani
  • Mixed By [Mix Down]Wayne Carvalho
  • Percussion [Ipu]John Hokoana
  • ProducerPalani Kawalea
  • Remastered ByKoichi Hara
  • Written-By [Poetry And Arrangements Written By], Words By [Words Written By], Lyrics By [Lyrics Written By], Music By [Music Written By], Performer [Words, Lyrics And Poetry Performed By], Musician [Music Performed By], Arranged By [Arrangements Performed By], Synthesizer [Electronic Synthesizers], ClavinetHaku (2)


Recorded: On Maui
Date: May 5, 1975
Cover: Pen and ink drawing by Maui's finest Alta Delacruz

Special thanks to:
John Hokoana, Kumu Hula, for his classical Hawaiian Ipu, Ilili Rhythms
The three females whose voices in "Eia Wau, Haleakala", "Queen Kapiolani" and the Japanese narration remain anonymus at their request
Segundo Coratibo for coordinating the Filipino chat with chicken
Phillip Slate for his party talk and laughter with Haku on "Manok"
Wayne Carvalho for his many visits to Maui, for his engineering skills, plus on-the-spot synthesizer lessons, here, there, via telephone, and uncountable moments of aid. Me kealoha

All words, lyrics, poetry, music, arrangements written and performed by Haku on electronic synthesizers and clavinet except for above credits
Remastered by Koichi Hara, final mastered by Takuto Kuratani (Ruv Bytes)

Track 5: In Filipino, 'manok' means rooster or fighting cock
Track 10: Song is dedicated to the late F. M. Tavares, Sr. of Kula, Maui

Liner notes:
Frank Tavares, Chairman
Music and Drama Department Maui Community College
Note: These liner notes are a reprint from the original 1975 LP.

Title on front, spine, and disc:
Na Mele A Ka Haku

On obi:
Na Mele A Ka Haku
ハクの音楽 Music Of Haku
English-Hawaiian lyrics
English-Japanese text
Newly remastered

Track listing on back:
1. Introduction
2. Hawaii Pono'i
3. Kapu
4. (Story) King Kal. And Mr. Emp.
5. Manok
6. Japanese Narration: Poetic Excerpts From “For Me, The Rays Of The Sun”
7. Eia Wau, Haleakala [misspelled as "Eia Wau, Halekala"]
8. Mai Opio, Mai Ka Makua
9. Na'u, Ke Kukuna O Ka La
10. Ho'omana'o
11. Mamina

Released in standard jewel case with 8 pp. booklet and obi
Tracklist in booklet with English translations of the Hawaiian track names (2, 7, 9 to 11).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 4 560283 211365
  • Barcode: 4560283211365
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LT029
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI TBE15
  • Matrix / Runout: EM1136CD 1B5060 1 566 IFPI LT029

Other Versions (2)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
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Na Mele A Ka Haku (Music Of Haku) (LP)Haku Inc.HI 3875US1975
New Submission
Na Mele A Ka Haku (Music Of Haku) (LP, Album, Reissue)EM RecordsEM1136LPJapan2015



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