2020 Na hoku hanohano Award Winner

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.

Child of These Islands

Kala'e's new EP, entitled "Child of These Islands," is now available on all digital media outlets!

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Wedding Music Video

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra


On June 17th, 2017, Kala'e married the love of his life, Layla Hanohano-Tripp, 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."

Be Like You

Kala'e's most recent single, "Be Like You," is nominated for the 2022 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for "Song of The Year" & "Single of The Year." It is now available on iTunes & all digital media outlets. Listen here!

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