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Israel "Iz" Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole (May 20, 1959 – June 26, 1997) (pronounced ) was a Hawaiʻian musician.

He became famous outside Hawaii when his album Facing Future was released in 1993 with his medley of "Over the Rainbow" and "What a Wonderful World", which was subsequently featured in several films, television programs, and commercials.
Through his consummate ukulele playing and incorporation of other genres (such…

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  • This man makes me very happy.
  • love his music! people should listen to it more..
  • Wow! why so few listens? this guy is a legend.
  • even he got that JET life. Rest in peace/
  • Mahalo, Israel!
  • R.I.P. yours music was great
  • Hes the best guitar player Ive ever seen. To bad he was so big and his hands didnt fit on the guitar right. Its said that when he died the Hawaiian people came out of a 20 year hunger
  • Fantastic music. Ukelele God.
  • R.I.P.

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