Hawaiian Playground

Hawaiian Playground is not the sleepy Don Ho-like fare that mainlanders have been conditioned to think of as Hawaiian music. ”Holoholo Ka’a,” Maui-born Willie K’s happy injection of adrenaline, and ”Right On,” the New York-based Moonlighters’ lively jitterbug, will get anyone’s grass skirt a-shakin’ (especially those with an affinity for ukuleles and slack key guitars). For more calming moments, there are a couple of reggae-tinged numbers and a delicious poi of soothing voices that make it the next best thing to actually being there. A

Hawaiian Playground
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