Israel"IZ"Kamakawiwo'ole®@officializhawaii

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Israel"IZ"Kamakawiwo'ole®

Posted • @ukulelemagazine Happy 60th birthday to Iz! In celebration, check out "Beyond the Rainbow," the wonderful new documentary about him that aired on @HawaiiNewsNow. Follow the link in our bio to watch it. Illustration by @oliviawiseillustration #ukulele #uke #hawaiinewsnow #iz #IsraelKamakawiwoole #60thbirthday #somewhereovertherainbow #oliviawiseillustration @hawaiinewsnow


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Mahalo @artstuff_em for this awesome art work.
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Digital art made with Adobe Illustrator. It's a representation of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (a.k.a. IZ). #IsraelKamakawiwoole #IZ #legend #somewhereovertherainbow #illustration #adobeillustrator #illustrator #digitalillustratoin #art #artist #artwork #artstuff #digitaldrawing #ukulele #hawaii #beachvibes #cartoon


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In November 1993, “Facing Future” was released. It turned Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo’ole from a favorite Hawaii musician to an artist on the world stage. To mark 25 years since the release of “Facing Future,” the most successful Hawaii album of all time, Hawaii News Now compiled a special series and digital documentary that looked at IZ’s life and his legacy.
Credits: Billy V, Lacy Deniz and the HNN Team
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YRvGXyOAL4

Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
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⬆️Click link in bio to watch full documentary⬆️ 'Beyond The Rainbow' examines Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's life and legacy, 25 years after the release of his best-selling album "Facing Future"🌈🎶


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#FBF | Be sure to tune in this SUNDAY for a rebroadcast of our 30 minute special on #BraddahIz “Beyond the Rainbow”. #HNN #BeyondTheRainbow

Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
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https://shop.izhawaii.com
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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
is Hawaii's most beloved artist, world renowned for his remarkable musical talent. Back by popular demand are these classic apparel and decal designs, all perfect additions to any IZ fan's collection
ORDER TODAY!


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https://shop.izhawaii.com
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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
is Hawaii's most beloved artist, world renowned for his remarkable musical talent. Back by popular demand are these classic apparel and decal designs, all perfect additions to any IZ fan's collection
ORDER TODAY!

Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
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https://shop.izhawaii.com
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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
is Hawaii's most beloved artist, world renowned for his remarkable musical talent. Back by popular demand are these classic apparel and decal designs, all perfect additions to any IZ fan's collection
ORDER TODAY!


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Join us tonight for the digital premier of the Hawaii News Now "Beyond The Rainbow" documentary. It launches on our HNN app and HawaiiNewsNow.com at 7:30 p.m.
More stories: https://bit.ly/2K8BJ7A
#HNNSunrise #OverTheRainbow #BraddahIz #BeyondTheRainbow #HINews #HNN #HawaiiNewsNow #HawaiiNews


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BEYOND the RAINBOW...HNN, Hawaii News Now Sunrise....
more stories more celebration of the 25th Anniversary of FACING FUTURE CD......
Watch it Online Worldwide


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Mahalo to "IZ" Fans all over the globe!
More stories on HNN Sunrise
http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/news/beyond-the-rainbow/
Make sure to subscribe to our Channel @ https://www.youtube.com/mountainapplecompany
And stay connected!
Again, Happy 25th Anniversary to Facing Future the best selling Hawaiian album of all time!
Back by popular demand are these classic apparel and decal designs, all perfect additions to any IZ fan's collection! Buy your now before it's sold out!--> https://shop.izhawaii.com


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https://shop.izhawaii.com
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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
is Hawaii's most beloved artist, world renowned for his remarkable musical talent. Back by popular demand are these classic apparel and decal designs, all perfect additions to any IZ fan's collection
ORDER TODAY!


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Enter to win!!! Prize(s)
(5) Winners will be selected and will receive a Facing Future CD, a Israel 'IZ' Kamakawiwo'ole: Voice of the People coffee table book, IZ 'Fishook' design T-shirt and a limited edition IZ decal.

List of Winners
For a list of winners, go to http://fb.com/hawaiinewsnow and click on the contest's tab after November 20, 2018. More info in bio!


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BEYOND the RAINBOW...HNN, Hawaii News Now Sunrise....
more stories more celebration of the 25th Anniversary of FACING FUTURE CD......
Watch it Online Worldwide


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BEYOND the RAINBOW...HNN, Hawaii News Now Sunrise....
more stories more celebration of the 25th Anniversary of FACING FUTURE CD......
Watch it Online Worldwide


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Israel"IZ"Kamakawiwo'ole®

BEYOND the RAINBOW...HNN, Hawaii News Now Sunrise....
more stories more celebration of the 25th Anniversary of FACING FUTURE CD......
Watch it Online Worldwide


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Personal message from Jon de Mello: The Summer of 1993, at the end of August we were finished recording FACING FUTURE. We where in layout for the CD package, store displays, press packs and all.. Israel had lost about 120 pounds and was feeling GOOD. One of his delights was his swimming pool exercise with a golden Tan and a smile on his face, he was ready to release his New CD, FACING FUTRUE November 1, 1993
The rest is HISTORY… “Beyond the Rainbow” celebrating the 25th anniversary release of “Facing Future”; next week on Hawaii News Now Sunrise with web only extras on HNN’s Social Media.


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“Beyond the Rainbow” celebrating the 25th anniversary release of “Facing Future”; next week on Hawaii News Now Sunrise with web only extras on HNN’s Social Media.

Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii
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Happy 25th Anniversary to Facing Future the best Hawaiian album in history! See bio for link!! ©Ⓟ Mountain Apple Company
#izpiration #iz #bruddahiz #israelkamakawiwoole #izforever #photooftheday #hawaii #island #ocean #hawaiian #hawaiilife #hawaiianpeople #love #icon #hero #legend #legacy #history #historic #neverforget #forveriz #officialisraelkamakawiwoole #family☝️☝️☝️


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Happy 25th Anniversary to Facing Future the best selling Hawaiian album of all time. #israelkamakawiwoole @hawaiinewsnow


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Tomorrow is the day. On November, 1 @ 6 am Hawaii time is the world premiere of White Sandy Beach of Hawaii. Make sure you watch it- Happy 25th anniversary big guy!!! See bio for link!! ©Ⓟ Mountain Apple Company
#izpiration #iz #bruddahiz #israelkamakawiwoole #izforever #photooftheday #hawaii #island #ocean #hawaiian #hawaiilife #hawaiianpeople #love #icon #hero #legend #legacy #history #historic #neverforget #forveriz #officialisraelkamakawiwoole #family☝️☝️☝️


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SUNDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 4, 1994 THE WAIKIKI SHELL …. A sold out concert, less than a year after FACING FUTURE was released. He was still getting his "sea legs" as Israel would say, there were over a hundred Hula Dancers, and a several guest Artists. Traditionally about 40 mins before the Concert, Israel and I would meet, just to go over last minute details. There was always an IZ Team, people to dress him, massage therapists and of course his family. The best way to talk with him was at his level, so I would just ask him to move over a little…… We ran down the show and I reminded him to have fun, that I could follow any changes he came up with from the light both. WHEN Israel walked out on the Stage at the WAIKIKI SHELL, a 10,000 seat venue, the crowd went CRAZY…for the first 25 mins. IZ's first solo Concert ….HOW YOU GONNA AC'  When he came off stage he was Glowing with energy. He preformed for over 2 and a half hours, and he could have done more. The 25th ANNIVERSARY  ISRAEL KAMAKAWIWO’OLE’S FACING FUTURE - Jon de Mello


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La Elima- another beautiful melody from Facing Future. 25 years later and it still gives us chicken skin. Turn up to hear the story. Download song @ izhawaii.com
©Ⓟ Mountain Apple Company
#izpiration #iz #bruddahiz #israelkamakawiwoole #izforever #photooftheday #hawaii #island #ocean #hawaiian #hawaiilife #hawaiianpeople #love #icon #hero #legend #legacy #history #historic #neverforget #forveriz #officialisraelkamakawiwoole #family


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In early 1990 while living in Palehua, O'ahu, a very large Hawaiian drum found its way to me.  This pahu drum’s name was Lanikuhonua, and it would become Israel Kamakawiwo'ole’s symbol of strength. On one beautiful Palehua day in late summer 1993 after a recording session, it was time to capture some photographs for a possible CD cover not yet titled; Israel’s first in his new LIFE.  It was a sunny afternoon and both Israel and I felt very good about the MUSIC we had been recording…so now the PICTURE.  Israel had a golden tan from hours of weightlessness in his swimming pool.  It was the best exercise; he was like a dolphin in the water, floating, rolling over, moving so gently. The Mountain Apple Company studio was atop the Waianae mountain range looking at Diamond Head some 28 miles in the distance.  We walked out to the front yard, Israel took off his shirt...Lanikuhonua followed us.  We started talking about the future, shooting different angles; we were just going with the flow.  Out of 87 photographs there were three taken with the drum.  When I asked Israel to turn around with his back to the camera, THE VISION HAPPENED!  It was instantaneous, and we knew we had something.  Later that evening, Israel sat next to me with a computer as we fumbled with the images and a title. “Future” was the word of the day… As we talked I said, “FACING the FUTURE” and used Israel’s back photograph as a possible title/cover.  He and I looked at each other kind of surprised!  It was very exciting and just magical the way things fell into place. The title was later edited to Facing Future and has made musical history.  Lanikuhonua, the 100+ pound drum, followed Israel everywhere after that.  The jumping dolphins carved around the base of the drum signify Makua Beach, where Israel’s ashes were spread in 1997.  On perfect days there's a pod of dolphins that leisurely circles the bay. Somehow you can see Israel swimming along.  The 25th Anniversary of FACING FUTURE history.


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In Honor of Facing Further 25th anniversary on November 1st📌 your calendar🎈🎊🎉⛱ the Premier of White Sandy Beach of Hawaii - Brought to you by Mountain Apple Company.
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If you have already subscribed on our YouTube channel make sure you check out the schedule premier of White Sandy Beach of Hawaii-- we are celebrating the 25th anniversary of Facing Future which can be purchased @ izhawaii.com -- Mahalo! .
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©Ⓟ Mountain Apple Company
#izpiration #iz #bruddahiz #israelkamakawiwoole #izforever #photooftheday #hawaii #island #ocean #hawaiian #hawaiilife #hawaiianpeople #love #icon #hero #legend #legacy #history #historic #neverforget #forveriz #officialisraelkamakawiwoole #family


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In honor of the 25 the anniversary of Facing Future this post is appropriate! Thanks @iration
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In #Hawaii for the next month... Always a good time for you and I 🏝🌈🌺
#Iration #hottingup #BigIz #Iz #israelkamakawiwoole


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