VariousFollow Me Home

Various - Follow Me Home album cover
Label:Hula Records – CDHA-4200
CD, Compilation
Genre:Folk, World, & Country


1Keali'i ReichelKawaipunahele
Written ByKeali'i Reichel
2The Sunday ManoaKawika
3The Kahauanu Lake TrioPua ‘Āhihi
4Lena MachadoHo‘onanea
Written-ByLena Machado
5The Makaha Sons Of Ni'ihauNohili E
Written-ByMuriel Amalu
6Genoa Keawe‘Alika
Written-ByCharles Kaapa
7OlomanaKu‘u Home O Kahalu‘u
Written-ByJerry Santos
8Na Leo Kane O Punahele featuring Ledward Ka‘apana*I Kona
Written-ByJames Kelepono*, Traditional
9Country ComfortWaimanalo Blues
Written-ByLiko Martin
10Gabby PahinuiHi‘ilawe
11Andy Cummings*Waikiki
Written-ByAndy Cummings*
12Eddie Kamae And The Sons Of HawaiiAh Lau Makani
Written-ByQueen Lili'uokalani
13George HelmKalama‘ula
Written-ByEmma Kala Dudoit
14Alfred ApakaAloha ‘Oe
Written-ByQueen Lili'uokalani

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Released in celebration of Hawaiian Airlines's 75th Anniversary

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 12992 42002 5
  • Matrix / Runout: C10969 QI.4.4200 70 C1/CA *MO S1
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2V3U


  • irwinhillier's avatar
    In 2004, Hawaiian Airlines celebrated its 75 anniversary with an anthology CD featuring 14 historical Hawaiian songs. This was in partnership with the Hilo Hattie stores, and a customer would receive a free CD with purchases of $50 or more within a time limit and as supplies lasted. I found this CD by accident at a rummage sale. The 14 featured songs superbly represent a cross-section of Hawaiian music through a swath of history. Some of the selections have possibly never been on CD. This may mean that the remastering was expertly done, because the sound quality is outstanding. One song provides and an example. After the group Hui Ohana disbanded, Ledward Kaapana recruited rhythm guitar player and vocalist Alika Odom and bass player and vocalist Bernard Kalua to form a group that initially called itself "Na Leo Kane O Punahele," which was also the title of the group's first album released as an LP and cassette. One of the songs on this album, one which is reissued on the "Follow Me Home" CD, was "I Kona." The remastered version is a masterpiece. Ledward Kaapana solos a verse, which then is repeated in three-part harmony. The string backing is powerful with Ledward's slack-key brilliance, Alika's stable rhythm, and boom base from Bernard which matches that similarly powerful bass that Nedward Kaapana played on the Hui Ohana albums. "I Kona" was so popular and the name "Na Leo Kane O Punahele" so wordy and hard to remember, that the group changed its name to "I Kona."


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