Web Results

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Kamakawiwoʻole

Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole (Hawaiian: pronounced [kəˌmɐkəˌvivoˈʔole]), Hawaiian for 'the fearless eye, the bold face'; May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997), also called Bruddah Iz or IZ, was a Native Hawaiian singer-lyricist, musician and Hawaiian sovereignty activist.. He achieved commercial success outside Hawaii when his album Facing Future was released in 1993.

www.medhelp.org/posts/Diet-and-Fitness/Israel-Kamakowiwooles-Tragic-Story/show/...

Death Throughout the latter part of his life, Iz suffered from severe obesity and at one point carried 770 pounds (350 kg) on his 6-foot 2-inch (1.9 m) frame. He endured several hospitalizations and died of weight-related respiratory illness on June 26, 1997, at 12:18 a.m. at the age of 38.[4]

www.kamakawiwo.net/israel-biography.php

All about Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, also known as Brudda Iz, the famous Hawaiian signer with the big heart and the small ukulele, Find all about Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Biography, Lyrics and much more, and even guitar chords for somewhere over the rainbow

www.allmusic.com/artist/israel-kamakawiwoole-mn0000108852/biography

The most popular entertainer in Hawaii until his tragic death in 1997, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole formed the traditional Makaha Sons as a teenager in the mid-'70s, went out on his own in more of a contemporary style by the 1990s, and released four immensely popular recordings before passing away just after the release of 1996's N Dis Life.Born in the Honolulu suburb of Kaimuki, Kamakawiwo&#...

www.imdb.com/name/nm0436377/bio

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...

www.pinterest.com/mountainappleco/israel-iz-kamakawiwo-ole

Nov 5, 2012 - Explore mountainappleco's board "Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Israel and Over the rainbow.

izhawaii.com

The Official Site of. ... Israel Kamakawiwo'o. https://shop.izhawaii.com . . Israel Kamakawiwo'o. Join us tonight for the digital premier of the Haw. ... Please choose from the menu below if you give us permission to share your name/comments on the IZ Fan Map or IZ Facebook page Please leave this field empty. ...

www.ukulelemag.com/stories/iz-20-years-after-his-death-israel-kamakawiwoole...

That track, recorded in 1988 but tucked near the end of Iz’s 1993 album Facing Future, is the best-selling piece of Hawaiian music of all time. Not only did it propel that disc to become the first Hawaiian album to eclipse one million in sales, the song has been a bona fide hit in several countries, appeared in numerous TV and film soundtracks as well as in commercials, and sold well over ...

www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6qpOxQHFyg

* Today June 26th 2015 marks the 18th year since Hawaii's most notable musician "Israel Kamakawiwo'ole" passed away June 26, 1997. Born "Israel Ka‘ano‘i Kamakawiwo'ole" May 20, 1959. I still ...