Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States (1927 – 2017)
Eddie Kamae (4 August 1927 - January 7, 2017) was a Hawaiian musician, one of the founding members of Sons of Hawaii. He was a 'ukulele virtuoso, singer, composer, film producer and primary proponent of the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance*.
Eddie Leilani Kamae was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised both there and in Lahaina, Maui. His grandmother was a dancer for King David Kalākaua's court.
He learned to play the 'ukulele with an instrument his bus driver brother found on the… read more
Don't want to see ads? Subscribe now