What is Na Hoku?
Na Hoku, Hawaiian for “Stars,” were once used by voyaging Polynesians as guides on their journeys throughout the Pacific. Today, Na Hoku is your guide to the essence of Hawaiian and Island Lifestyle, captured in our collection of beautiful fine jewelry. The pick of the Islands.
What is Hara?
As no organized “academy of artists” yet existed among Hawaii ’s musicians—the role HARA would come to play —the earliest awards were determined by public vote. By 1982, Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards evolved into an industry awards ceremony administered by recording professionals.
What is Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards?
Each year the Hawai‘i Academy produces a live television broadcast of the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards honoring the achievements of excellence in the recording arts. It has become the biggest annual entertainment event in Hawai‘i.
How is the Hara list distributed?
The list of HARA members is never distributed or shared to any individual or organization, but HARA acknowledges the importance of communicating news of an event, a new release for Hoku Award consideration, and other worthy communication to fellow members.