"The Sunday Manoa didn't intend to start a revolution. But when the group released "Guava Jam" in 1969, it did." – Honolulu Magazine, June, 2004

"Guava Jam" introduced a trio of musicians that have been called the "Fathers of Contemporary Hawaiian Music" – Peter Moon, and brothers, Robert and Roland Cazimero, collectively known as The Sunday Manoa.

The album's liner notes say: "Listen, as The Sunday Manoa wrestles with the roots of a musical heritage that goes back hundreds of years, while trying to bind together yesterday and today with dignity and style." By combining traditional music and lyrics with musical innovation and their unique and energetic style, they reinvented the songs and left their imprint on Hawaiian music. This is the album that launched the Hawaiian Renaissance of the 1970s. More recently, it was listed among the 50 Greatest Hawaiian Albums, compiled by a panel of judges for Honolulu Magazine.

Album Tracks:

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  1. Kawika
  2. Only You
  3. Heha Waipi'o
  4. Kaulana 'O Waimanalo
  5. Ka'ililauokekoa
  6. Mehameha
  7. He Hawai'i Au
  8. Maika'i Ka Makani O Kohala
  9. Ka La'i Opua
  10. Poli Pumehana
  11. Guava Jam

Item CodeGuava Jam
Price$12.95 EA
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