Live Aloha (2013)

1311-Live_Aloha-1000x1000x72“To achieve a dream, boundaries must be challenged, chances must be taken and the uncharted though often dreaded, must be explored. ManoaDNA was on such a quest with ‘Live Aloha'” Excerpt from the liner notes by Carla Kawakami

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Pineapple Express (2013)

“Sing along and chug along as we transport you back to the days of trains, plantations, and pineapples. MānoaDNA helps set the tone for this fun-filled musical journey with original songs that include the theme song, PINEAPPLE EXPRESS. “Don’t move fast, better relax … feel the locomotive on the smooth train tracks!” Get on board and enjoy the ride!” Excerpt from the liner notes by Lloyd Kawakami

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EVOLUTION (2010)

“Over the years, MānoaDNA has looked to its Kupuna for wisdom, turned to contemporaries for advice and challenged each other from within. To this mix they now add the magical ingredient of experience. Their music is fueled with new inspirations. Their presentation, once a breath of fresh air sprinkled with beautiful harmonies, takes on a polished patina.” Excerpt from the liner notes by Carla Kawakami

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Pure Aloha (Japan Release, 2010)


Disney’s Hawaiian Album, Hana Hou! (2008)


No Place Like Home (2007)

“Polished, versatile, and no longer the best-kept secret in the island, ManoaDNA has has made its mark from one side of the Pacific to the other. Capturing the energy of their live performances, “NO PLACE LIKE HOME” spotlights the individual as well as collective depth of this group’s talent. WIth effortless harmonies, ManoaDNA creates a distinctive sound reflective of hapa roots and island-style allure.” Excerpt from the liner notes by Carla Kawakami

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Follow Me (2005)

“Born from the same gene pool and thus gifted with the sturdy common thread of inherently similar timbres, ManoaDNA has the luxury of weaving a patchwork of styles and genres into one solid sound. Two generations join forces as their varied paths unite to form ManoaDNA.” Excerpt from the liner notes by Carla Kawakami

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