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Name:Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 01 - Hawai'i '78 Introduction.mp3 (Size: 47.30 MB) (Files: 16)

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 01 - Hawai'i '78 Introduction.mp3

4.67 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 02 - Ka Huila Wai.mp3

3.07 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 03 - 'Ama'ama.mp3

2.06 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 04 - Panini Pua Kea.mp3

2.86 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 05 - Take Me Home Country Road.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 06 - Kuhio Bay.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 07 - Ka Pua U'i.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 08 - White Sandy Beach of Hawai'i.mp3

2.40 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 09 - Henehene Kou 'Aka.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 10 - La 'Elima.mp3

3.36 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 11 - Pili Me Ka'u Manu.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 12 - Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man.mp3

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 13 - Kaulana Kawaihae.mp3

3.68 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Facing Future - 15 - Hawai'i '78.mp3

4.82 MB

 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future-Back.jpg

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 Israel Kamakawiwo'ole Facing Future-front.jpg

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facing_Future :
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** Facing Future
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Facing Future
Album by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Released 1993
Recorded 1992–1993 at Audio Resource in Honolulu, Hawaii Genre Hawaii, World
Length 56:37
Label Mountain Apple
Producer(s) Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Jon de Mello
Professional reviews
Allmusic.com
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole chronology
Ka 'Ano'i
(1990) Facing Future
(1993) E Ala E
(1995)

Facing Future is an album by a Hawaiian singer Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, released in 1993.
When this album was released, he became famous with his version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What A Wonderful World" from the movie The Wizard of Oz, featured in films You've Got Mail, Finding Forrester, Meet Joe Black, 50 First Dates and an episode of television's ER. Also, a version of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" based on Kamakawiwo'ole's was performed by The Blanks was performed on the Scrubs episode, My Way Home.

Track listing
"Hawai'i '78 Introduction" (5:05)
"Ka Huila Wai" (3:20)
"'Ama'ama" (2:14)
"Panini Pua Kea" (3:07)
"Take Me Home Country Road" (4:56)
"Kuhio Bay" (3:31)
"Ka Pua U'i" (2:55)
"White Sandy Beach Of Hawai'i" (2:37)
"Henehene Kou 'Aka" (4:22)
"La 'Elima" (3:40)
"Pili Me Ka'u Manu" (2:33)
"Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man" (3:53)
"Kaulana Kawaihae" (4:01)
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow"/"What A Wonderful World" (5:08)
"Hawai'i '78" (5:15)

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** Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

* Bruddah Iz on the cover of Facing Future
Israel "Bruddah Iz" Kamakawiwoʻole (May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997) (pronounced IPA /kamakaʋiwoˈʔole/) was a popular entertainer and singer in Hawaiʻi until his death at the age of 38. He became famous outside Hawaiʻi when his album Facing Future was released in 1993 with his medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World". The song has been included in the end of several movies, including Finding Forrester, Meet Joe Black, and 50 First Dates. Additionally, it featured prominently in the 2000 summer series "Young Americans" on the WB television network, a 2002 episode of the TV series ER, a 2003 episode of "Charmed" entitled "Lucky Charmed," "Scrubs" season 5 episode 7, and the TV show Cold Case. The song has also been used in a Lynx spray and a Kellogg's Rice Krispies advertisement in 2005 and 2006, repectively.
On 21 July 2006 it was announced on BBC Radio 1 that the song would be released as a single.
Facing Future (1993) debuted at #25 on Billboard Magazine's Top Pop Catalogue chart. Alone In IZ World, (2001) debuted at #1 on Billboard's World Chart and #135 on Billboard's Top 200, #13 on the Top Independent Albums Chart, and #15 on the Top Internet Album Sales chart .
* Early years
Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole was born on the island of Oʻahu at Kuakini Hospital to Henry Kaleialoha Naniwa and Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwoʻole. He was raised in the community of Kaimuki on the outskirts of Waikīkī where his parents met and married. He began playing music with his older brother Skippy at the age of 11, being privy to the music of the great Hawaiian entertainers of the time such as the likes of Peter Moon, Palani Vaughn, and Don Ho, who frequented the establishment where Iz's parents worked.
In his early teens, his family moved to Mākaha. There, he met Louis "Moon" Kauakahi, Sam Gray and Jerome Koko. Together with his brother Skippy they formed the Mākaha Sons of Niʻihau. From 1976 throughout the 1980s, the Hawaiian contemporary band gained in popularity as they toured Hawaiʻi and the continental United States and released 10 successful albums.
In 1982 Iz's brother Skippy Kamakawiwoʻole died of a heart attack. In that same year, Iz married his childhood sweetheart Marlene and soon after had a daughter who they named Ceslieanne "Wehi."
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* Music career
In 1990, Iz released his first solo album Kaʻanoʻi which won him awards for Contemporary Album of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year from the Hawaiʻi Academy of Recording Arts (HARA). Facing Future was released in 1993. Considered his "best" album by many, it featured his most popular song, the medley "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World", along with "Hawaiʻi 78," "White Sandy Beach of Hawaiʻi," "Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man," and "Kaulana Kawaihae". In 1994 Iz was voted favourite entertainer of the year by HARA.
ʻE Ala ʻE (1995) featured the political title song "ʻE Ala ʻE" and "Kaleohano," and In Dis Life (1996) featured "In This Life" and "Starting All Over Again."
As his career progressed, Iz was known for promoting Hawaiian rights and Hawaiian independence, both through his music (whose lyrics often stated the case for independence directly) and through his life.
In 1997, Iz was again honoured by the Hawaiʻi Academy of Recording Arts at the Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards for Male Vocalist of the Year, Favourite Entertainer of the Year, Album of the Year, and Island Contemporary Album of the Year. He watched the awards ceremony from a hospital room.
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* Death
Throughout the latter part of his life, Iz was morbidly obese and at one point carried over 750 pounds (340 kg) on his 6'2" frame. He endured several hospitalizations and died of weight-related respiratory illness on June 26, 1997 at 12:18 a.m. at the age of 38. The Hawaiʻi State Flag flew at half-mast throughout the day. Iz lay in state at the Capitol building in Honolulu, where over 10,000 came to pay respects over the course of the first day. His ashes were scattered into the ocean at Mākua Beach.
Iz was nicknamed "The Gentle Giant" by his many admirers. He was described as always cheerful and positive, and was best known for his love of the land and of the people of Hawaiʻi.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Kamakawiwo'ole

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