Mark's hometown of Hilo, Hawaii has anxiously awaited this debut album from their charming native son. Join them and behold the unforgettable music of Mark Yamanaka with Lei Pua Kenikeni. Every tune on this album represents a song recalling the poignant memories and experiences that have shaped Mark's life. Some are classic Hawaiian melodies, a handful are new compositions by Mark's mentors and colleagues; and one very special song was composed by Mark for his daughter. He has strung them together into this adornment of music that will imbue the soul.
People around the world were first introduced to Mark Yamanaka when he released his debut album, Lei Pua kenikeni, in 2010. Music lovers were charmed by his soaring falsetto voice and his sound, which was unmistakably "Hilo" in nature. The Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts members recognized his pure, natural talent and awarded him a staggering 4 Nā Hō kū Hanohano awards for his first CD release.
- Product Dimensions : 5.75 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches; 3.29 Ounces
- Manufacturer : Mountain Apple
- Original Release Date : 2010
- Date First Available : September 30, 2010
- Label : Mountain Apple
- Number of discs : 1