Musicians From Hawaii

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Hawaii has produced a number of Musicians who have made it big. These include Bruno Mars, Jack Johnson, Janel Parrish, Israel Kamakawiwoʻole, Mike Starr and others.
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Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
(The Best Hawaiian Musician of All Time)
Israel Kamakawiwoʻole
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Birthdate: May 20, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 26, 1997

Hawaiian musician Israel Kamakawiwoʻole began his career as part of the Makaha Sons. He later went solo with the albums Ka 'Ano'I and Facing Future and also lent his support to the Hawaiian independence movement. His ever-increasing weight caused him chronic issues and eventually led to his death at 38.

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Jack Johnson
(Singer-songwriter)
Jack Johnson
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Birthdate: May 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Jack Johnson is best known for his acoustic pop songs and guitar-based folk-rock tracks. He has aced the Billboard 200 chart more than once, with albums such as To the Sea. He is also an environmental activist and has established the Kōkua Hawaii Foundation and the Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation.
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Janel Parrish
(Actress and Singer)
Janel Parrish
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Birthdate: October 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Janel Parrish soared to fame with the roles of Mona Vanderwaal in the Pretty Little Liars franchise and Margot Covey in the To All the Boys movie series. The Teen Choice Award-winning actor has also appeared as Young Cosette in the Broadway production of the play Les Misérables.
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Bruno Mars
(First Artist to Receive five Diamond-certified Songs in the U.S.)
Bruno Mars
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Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra

American singer, Bruno Mars, is one of the best-selling artists of all time. He has a wide range of musical style like R&B, pop, funk, reggae, hip hop and rock. He is also known for his stage performances. Locked Out of Heaven, When I Was Your Man, 24K Magic and That's What I Like are some of his hit songs.

Mike Starr
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Birthdate: April 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 8, 2011
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Yvonne Elliman
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Birthdate: December 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Don Ho
(Best known for theme song Tiny Bubbles)
Don Ho
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Birthdate: August 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 14, 2007
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James Mercer
(Singer-songwriter)
James Mercer
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Birthdate: December 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Bob Shane
(Former singer and guitarist who was a founding member of The Kingston Trio)
Bob Shane
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Birthdate: February 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 26, 2020
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Michael Bishop
(Bass guitarist)
Michael Bishop
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Birthdate: September 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Shungudzo
(Songwriter)
Shungudzo
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Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Pete Carpenter
(Composer)
Pete Carpenter
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Birthdate: April 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 15, 1987