2020 Na hoku hanohano
Kala'e's album, "Feel at Home," was named the Contemporary Acoustic Album of the Year at the 2020 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawaiian Grammy's) and also earned him a nomination for Male Vocalist of the Year.
Old Kīhei (feat. Robi Kahakalau)
"Old Kīhei," a duet that features the voice of one of Hawaii's most recognized female voices, Robi Kahakalau, can be heard throughout the islands on the local radio stations. Be sure to check it out on his most recent EP, "Child of These Islands."
Wedding Music Video
Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
On June 17th, 2017, Kala'e married his wife, Layla, daughter of renowned Hawaiian musician, Rupert Tripp Jr. (Nalu/Kohala). Layla, a musician herself, can often be found making special guest appearances at Kala'e's gigs. For their wedding, they recorded a cover of "Honestly" by Ekolu and filmed a music video as their same day edit.
Kala'e had the honor to perform a concert at the Hawaii Theatre while being accompanied by the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Here he is performing his original song, "Be Like You."
2022 Na Hōkū Hanohano Awards
Kala'e performed at the 2022 Na Hōkū Hanohano Award Show along side his brother and Aunty, Lehua Kalima. He garnered nominations for Song of the Year and Single of the Year ("Be Like You").