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Gary Aiko, Legendary Hawaiian Singer


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Throughout his lengthy music career, Gary Aiko has recorded his music for his fans to enjoy. Beginning with vinyl recordings on the 49th State Records label, Gary has recorded Hawaiian music, traditional and contemporary, old and new. He has recorded as a soloist, with his mother, Aunty Genoa Keawe, with his brothers Sam Aiko and Eddie Aiko, and with his group, The Legends which included Benny Kalama and Sonny Kamahele.

Today his music is still found online or at your favorite music store. His most popular project since the mid 70's still exists in the Genoa Keawe Records catalogue: "Mai Poina `Oe I A`u (Don't Forget Me)." Gary's newest release, "Poina `Ole `Ia," is a collection of popular Hawaiian favorites and Hapa Hawaiian Songs. Gary is accompanied by Alan Akaka and The Islanders and features guest artists Eric Keawe and Pomaika`i Keawe Lyman, Gary's brother and niece.

In addition to live performances and recorded sound, Gary also shares his talents as a singer with the City and County of Honolulu's Royal Hawaiian Band. Founded in 1836 by King Kamehameha III, the band is the only band in the United States with a royal legacy and recently celebrated its 175th anniversary.

Discography

Cover Name & Year Musicians
Poina 'Ole 'Ia Poina 'Ole 'Ia
2012
Gary Aiko
 
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Mai Poina `Oe Ia`U (Don't Forget Me) Mai Poina `Oe Ia`u (Don't Forget Me)
1998
Gary Aiko
 
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In the Hula Style In the Hula Style
1996
Genoa Keawe and Her Hawaiians, Gary Aiko
 
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Hula Hou Hula Hou
1993
Genoa Keawe, Gary Aiko
 
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Hula Volume One Hula Volume One
1991
Genoa Keawe, Sam Aiko, Gary Aiko
 
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Aloha to Aloha Grill Aloha to Aloha Grill
1979
Genoa Keawe, Gary Aiko
 
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