Maui’s Anuhea, Gail Swanson and The Throwdowns Among Na Hoku Nominees

Posted on April 15, 2010


Anuhea, The Throwdowns and Gail Swanson are among the 2010 finalists for The Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Anueah Jenkins was nominated in the Most Promising Artist of the Year category along with Rodney Cazimero, Kolohe Kai, Kulewa and Alvin Okami. The Maui native’s debut album, “Anuhea,” also was nominated for Contemporary Album of the Year along with Cecilio and Kapono’s “C & K,” Iolani and Natalie Ai Kamauu’s “Love & Peace and Unity,” Nohelani Cypriano’s “Pulelehua..My Precious Butterfly,” and Don Tiki’s “South of the Boudoir.”

Rock Album of the Year nods went to Gail Swanson for “Simple Truths,” The Throwdowns for “Don’t Slow Down,” Kona for “Acoustic-Me,” David Tamaoka for “Canefield Hero” and Linus! for “White Marks on a White Wall.”

More on the Na Hoku awards nominees, ceremony and music festival in the next edition of Maui Zan’s blog.

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