Kahu Gaymond Apaka is the nephew of
Alfred Apaka. He is from Pana`ewa/Keaukaha and is the kahu of New Hope Keaukaha. They meet most Sundays at Hawaiian Village,
Puhi Bay, Keaukaha, Big Island.
Kahu Kawika Kahiapo is well known in Hawaiian
music circles. He and Leon Siu play the slack key guitars on the instrumental CD, “Slack Key Praise.” He is a
member of Three D, The Native Hawaiian Band, Kaukahi and has two solo CDs, “Alana” and “One Heart, One Voice.”
He is a founder of Aloha Ke Akua Ministries and Kahu of Ka Ohana O Ke Aloha which meets at Kealohi (He`eia State Park, Kane`ohe,
`Oahu) most Sunday mornings (unless they stay camping). He is also the kahu of the Kane`ohe Canoe Club and an assistant kahu
at Kamehameha Schools Kapalama campus.
Kahu Jorie West and her daughter Christie are Native American (Cherokee/Creek).
They perform as Sayani and their first CD, Nvda Sunalei, was nominated for the Native American Music Awards, Hökü, and Indian
Summer Awards. They have a ministry to native peoples. More info. at: www.donajoe.com
Kahu Mahealani Keale is Moe Keale’s nephew and Israel Kamakawiwo`ole’s
cousin. Kahu Mahealani works with Kahu Kawika Kahiapo on the Windward side of O`ahu. He, Kawika, and Dean Wilhelm and Barrett
Awai of the group, “Paiea”, also perform as “Kaukahi” with a CD soon to be released. Mahealani is
also the Kahu of the “Gathering”, a native outreach in Kailua.
Kahu Hanalei Colleado is the kahu of Pu`uhonua o `Iao on the Valley Island
of Maui in the majestic Iao valley. Hanalei can be reached at P.O. Box 425, Wailuku, Hi 96793 or Projectio@juno.com