Kainani Kahaunaele is a mele enthusiast, singer, songwriter, teacher, and musician. She was born and raised in Anahola, Kauaʻi and has lived in Hilo, Hawaiʻi for 27 years as an advocate for Hawaiian language revitalization and the perpetuation of Hawaiian music through education and performance.
Kainani’s highly anticipated and brand new CD release Waipunalei showcases her new original music and collaborations with over 20 of Hawaiʻi’s finest musicians.
Waipunalei will lyrically take us on a trip throughout Hawaiʻi and beyond with traditional Hawaiian, contemporary, jazz, and RnB musical flavors.
Features a comprehensive mele booklet complete with lyrics, imagery interpretation, contextual notes, and rich graphics.