Singers From Hawaii

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Hawaii has produced a number of Singers who have made it big. These include Bruno Mars, Nicole Scherzinger, Tia Carrere, Bette Midler, Jack Johnson and others.
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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.

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Nicole Scherzinger
(Lead Singer of the American Girl-Group 'Pussycat Dolls')
Nicole Scherzinger
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Birthdate: June 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer

Hawaiian born singer, dancer and television personality, Nicole Scherzinger grabbed attention with TV show Popstars and later as the lead singer of the popular girl’s band, The Pussycat Dolls. She further created a place for herself with her solo albums, acting assignments, participation in reality singing and dancing shows and finally by becoming a judge on various reality shows.

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
(Hawaiian Musician Best Known for His Medley 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow')
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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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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Bette Midler
(Singer & Actress Known for her Chart Hits 'The Rose', 'Wind Beneath My Wings' and the Movie 'The Rose')
Bette Midler
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Birthdate: December 1, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

A singer-songwriter, actress, and comedian, Bette Midler is one of the most decorated American celebrities of her generation. She has won prestigious awards like Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Tony Award. Also known for her charity work, Bette Midler founded a non-profit organization called New York Restoration Project in 1995.

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Tia Carrere
(Actress and Singer)
Tia Carrere
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Birthdate: January 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Tia Carrere’s first breakthrough was as Jade Soong in the soap General Hospital. Fans also loved her as Sydney Fox in Relic Hunter. She voiced Nani in the Lilo & Stitch franchise, appeared on the show Dancing with the Stars, and also won two Grammys for her Hawaiian music albums.
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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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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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Carrie Ann Inaba
(Television personality, dancer, choreographer best known for her work on ABC TV's Dancing with the Stars for which she has served as a judge since 2005)
Carrie Ann Inaba
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Birthdate: January 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Lia Marie Johnson
(Actress, Singer, Songwriter)
Lia Marie Johnson
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Birthdate: November 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Yvonne Elliman
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Birthdate: December 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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James Shigeta
(Actor and singer)
James Shigeta
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Birthdate: June 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 28, 2014
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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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Kimee Balmilero
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Birthdate: December 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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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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Melody
(Former J-pop singer)
Melody
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Birthdate: February 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Melody
(Singer)
Melody
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Birthdate: October 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
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Shungudzo
(Songwriter)
Shungudzo
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Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus