Me Ke Aloha Pumehana. Don Ho was Hawaii's Ambassador of Aloha to the world. A favorite son of Hawaii, he brought people together with his charismatic personality, Hawaiian values, and music. Don Ho is Hawaii's icon and a personification of the Aloha Spirit. Whether a Don Ho - Remembering friend, an aspiring performer looking for a break, a grandmother from Peoria, or a member of the military, you mattered to Don Ho.
In a one-on-one encounter or an appearance before hundreds on his stage, he made you feel special in his genuine "local boy" style. Career milestones: Five decades of entertaining audiences, starting with a homegrown band at his parents' club Honey's in Kaneohe, to headlining Waikiki's most popular and longest Don Ho - Remembering show. Provided a showcase Hooray!
Hooray! Its A Holi-Holiday (Radio Edit) - Boney M. 2000* - Hooray! Hooray! (Caribbean Night young, local talent in his shows and inspired them to reach for greatness. That is the legacy of Don Ho, whose indelible memories and contributions during his lifetime provide an inspired foundation for the future. Don's music is the cornerstone on which he built his extraordinary entertainment career and that he used so effectively to communicate with people on all levels.
It is the language through which he spoke from his heart to the world. And, as he expressed in song, "If I had to do it all over again, every scene and every dream I'd relive. For this masquerading So Fresh - Plaisance - So Fresh has played out every role.
And I'd do it all over again. Whether you're a Hawaii kamaaina oldtimer or malihini newcomermay you find here that special connection with the Islands that was the essence of Don Ho.
From left to right Jackie Lei a. He was big time. But to Don, it "ain't no big thing.
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