The awards show was filled with live performances by award winning, and nominated, artists. 

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Listen to the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning artists and songs

Songs you need to hear from the winners of the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Kimie Miner. Kapena. The Green. Keauhou. Stef Mariani. These are just a few of the Hawaii artists who won big at the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. The show, which is commonly referred to as Hawaii's Grammy Awards, doles out awards in a variety of genres and categories, such as album of the year, male vocalist of the year and Hawaiian single of the year. And if you're wondering what makes these musicians so special, give them a listen by checking out the list below.

Song of the Year: "Bamboo" by Kimie Miner


Album of the Year: "Palena Ole" by Kapena


Hawaiian Music Album of the Year: "I Ke Ko A Ke Au" by Keauhou


Alternative Album of the Year: "Stay Gold" by Stef Mariani



Jazz Album of the Year: "Mele Hooilina" by Kahulanui 


Reggae Album of the Year: "Marching Orders" by The Green


Male Vocalist of the Year: "Hanuaala" by Kamaka Kukona 


Hip Hop Album of the Year: "Makana" by Illtalian