Palani Vaughan Ipo Lei Manu

Palani vaughan ipo lei manu

Subject:

Frank Palani Vaughan Jr.

Palani vaughan ipo lei manu

(May 27, 1944 - December 8, 2016) was an American, Hawaiian singer guitarist, songwriter and recording artist. His four-album series honoring Kalakaua* corrected the politically driven misrepresentation of Kalakaua’s character and documented his commitment to preserving and perpetuating traditional Hawaiian culture, embracing modern technology, and defending the Hawaiian people.

Palani vaughan ipo lei manu

Vaughan’s commitment to publicizing Kalakaua’s true legacy ended his own career as a mainstream showroom entertainer but it was a sacrifice he made willingly — and continued to make… read more