Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole (Hawaiian pronunciation: [kəˌmɐkəˌvivoˈʔole], translation: "The Fearless Eyed Man") (May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997) also called Bruddah Iz or IZ, was a Native Hawaiian singer-songwriter, musician, and Hawaiian sovereignty activist.. His voice became famous outside Hawaii when his album Facing Future was released in 1993.
All Hawaii mourned, and more than 10,000 people turned out for a state funeral in honor of Israel Ka'anoi "Brudda Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole. The son of Henry Kalei'aloha Naniwa and Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwo'ole, Israel was surrounded by music growing up; his uncle was Moe Keale, a very well-known and respected musician, and his parents worked at a Waikiki bar where many of t...
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Finding Isabella’s Rainbow | The Official Site of Israel IZ Kamakawiwo`ole This is a video that was created by Israel's only daughter Wehi Kamakawiwo`ole, for her close friends daughter named Isabella Sepulveda.
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Israel "Bruddah IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole (May 20, 1959–June 26, 1997) was born on May 20, 1959, in Honolulu on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.Most famous for a widely-played rendition of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," Kamakawiwo'ole's gentle ukulele playing and hauntingly beautiful voice made him a musical legend in Hawai'i and around the world.
IZ in Concert: The Man and His Music – 1998. Israel was a powerful live performer, as is captured on this recording released in 1998. This album has tracks culled from various performances between 1993 and 1997, and emits the friendly vibe that characterized him.
Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole sits with his daughter Wehe, left, and wife Marlene. Mountain Apple Co. Marlene Kamakawiwo'ole, wife of the late Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole, said tonight's TV special will make the "butterflies start up" for her. KGMB: Wehe Kamakawiwo'ole is the daughter of the late Israel Kamakawio'ole. KGMB
Two of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's grandkids — sadly, he died before they were born — are taking 'ukulele lessons at the Roy Sakuma Studios in 'Aiea. Expect them to participate in the 39th Annual 'Ukulele Festival from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. July 19 at Kapi'olani Park Bandstand. ...
She was previously arrested in 2015 after police staked out a stolen Mercedes.