Iz’s version of Somewhere over the Rainbow not only is the bestest version I’ve ever heard but will remain so forever! i played it in my car so much i thought my car was gonna freak. Comments I am now a big fan. Date: Monday, June 10, 2002 I will hear his voice forever!!!! I don’t understand English.I’m using a dictionary. Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2002 Ascolta l'anteprima . I use to listen to iz all day until i moved to the mainland with my parents but im just writing to show my love and respect to the Ohana. Time: 06:03 PM God sure blessed you! Time: 08:26 PM Email: lcovey@iowatelecom.net i hum his tunes all day. ——————————————————————————–, Name: CHYANNE TIANA LOVINA COLOMA Date: Saturday, June 29, 2002 Comments I am forever changed. Date: Friday, July 26, 2002 Date: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 Even though he’s gone his soul and music will live on forever.When music is played, think of Iz, when u hear music, know it is iz who is calling all musicians to be as great as he was….. My mom sends her alohaz out to dat family of Braddah Iz, her name is Virginia Piimauna, from Hana. URL: I don’t know where to start. Time: 05:00 PM You were many things to us all, but most of all, you were love in a human form. Time: 11:44 AM Comments Comments 2 0 ♡тιтту♡ 1 decennio fa. Comments I made it back to Hawaii this past September. Every time me and my family listens to his music we get homesick. At my Gramma’s funeral, we played this song. I have NEVER been effected this way by any person or music). Comments Date: Monday, July 01, 2002 URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Pacifico Bacalzo/Dallas,TX Comments URL: Time: 05:48 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: Phyllis Kendall Time: 04:14 PM Thank you, IZ. Comments Time: 10:39 AM Dis one is dedicated to bruddah IZ. Mahalo for the Great One URL: Today I checked at internet and found many subject. I wish you were here.Auntie Jane lives with us uncle. Email: TMADDY@GVTEL.COM We all love this song. Comments When I found you here, Not only for moving, I have to tear… You must be living in a Wonderful World, somethere over the rainbow. URL: Time: 05:31 PM Memory Eternal Date: Sunday, June 02, 2002 I ordered some cds and await them. Comments URL: Date: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 Date: Friday, January 18, 2002 i am a relative newcomer to hawaiian music, but i have been so moved by IZ and his music,manner,love,words,life,love of people, i am left wanting, i have all his cd’s 1 video, but if there are any more videos of him i would love to have them to remember him in mind as well as ear. Email: mrbojangles178@aol.com URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: william kalamakuaikalani  DeBolt Email: boris@freemejl.cz Email: bebey004@yahoo.com Email: beasleypop@blueyonder.co.uk His music is full of life. Email: R@hotmail.com Email: kahikealoha@yahoo.com Name: Em God’s Blessings and Love. URL: I was listening to IZ’s music in my car today and wondered what info I could find online about his life. Date: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 I only wish everyone in the world could share in his musical vision. In a lust to hear more I read about his life and find out he has passed away years before I met his music. URL: Date: Wednesday, October 09, 2002 Email: no@one.com I only wish I’d heard of him earlier so as I could have appreciated his music more. Name: Al Irvine ——————————————————————————–, Name: Nancee Weeks Comments Such a beauitful voice. The acoustics was awesome and it was just pure kanikapila. Email: carl.wasson@gsa.gov Too late to arrive here… Thank you Iz, for Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World. ——————————————————————————–, Name: James R. Messenger Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 ——————————————————————————–, Name: Summergirl! Email: susiehamp@hotmail.com ——————————————————————————–, Name: Beau Avery (Anonimo). be proud, young woman, your father has made so many others happy, and thankful, to have had such a positive, beautiful person in our lives. ——————————————————————————–. Unfortunately for me, I discovered his music long after his death. Time: 11:22 AM Time: 10:13 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: Mike Straughn Audiophile-grade recording too! God bless you Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. URL: URL: http://angelfire.com/stars3/maryandnavy URL: I was very sorry to hear of his death. URL: ... ascoltare musica mp3 gratis in … ——————————————————————————–, Name: Mark H Oh, how I miss this man, his beautiful voice, his ideals, his personality, and above all, that he is no longer with us. Comments Email: mmorpeth@cox.net I consider it a wonderful moment when I came across his music. Time: 04:29 PM Date: Friday, June 21, 2002 Time: 12:47 AM Name: John Name: Bob Alabaster I wish his family the best. 2 brani (8:37). Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Jenaro i am a big bruddah IZ fan who was fortunate to attend his funeral and now i am a HAWAIIAN living in Washington State. Thanks for da times. I first heard part of “Over the Rainbow” in a Fisher Price commercial. Your songs will always live in the hearts of those who knew you and those that hear your words and songs. Email: TDTD17@AOL.COM a flower for you hair. Email: garyrutledge@yahoo.com Wherever you are, Brudda Iz, thank you so very much for the wonderful gift you gave us – through your music you’ll live forever. Comments Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Elizabeth Chesney ——————————————————————————–, Name: Bev Date: Monday, January 07, 2002 Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Sasha Melody Kealoha Naone I’d just like to say much love out to da Kamakawiwaole ohana and to da rest of his family and frenz that we all know miss him. Hi, this is Christian writing from Germany. URL: Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2002 I mourn the fact that I dicovered his music after his death. Time: 11:24 AM On the isle they call Kauai…. Writing in from Singapore! URL: WHAT A WONDERFULL TALENT,HE WILL BE TRULY MISSED BY THE WORLD.I CAN ONLY PONDER ON THE BEAUTIFUL MUSIC HE HAD YET TO SING. I’m an artist and currently searching, absorbing, understanding and feeling his art, life and specially his philosophy on Hawaiian Sovereignty. ——————————————————————————–. The music is so beautiful, it will stay forever in my mind. Email: keith@baldsound.com In March of this year I was in St.Augustine,FL and heard the most beautiful Hawaiian music coming out of a record store in the mall. Time: 05:59 AM Bruddah iz just found your site,i should have found it sooner.Thisworld needs guys like you,so full of spirit and compasion, izz haole from UK but Hawaiian at heart,your music lifts my spirit,i understand what your fans mean,when you make them weep tears of joy and sadness that you have left us Maholo for the Mana you have given us all.Sincere condolences to his wife and family Maholo Nui Loa Tevita Date: Saturday, September 28, 2002 Time: 01:25 PM Email: dsparkman@satx.rr.com I have only recently become familiar with the music of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. Email: jlorf@cwiconsulting.com Date: Sunday, December 29, 2002 Comments Name: Kihapiilani Scholtz ——————————————————————————–, Name: steve Comments Comments His music has touched me in so many ways. ——————————————————————————–. his voice,his music will always be an insparation to me. Having been competed in martial arts and specialized in the care of those of size as a physical therapist, Israel’s spirit is reflective of the many soles I have worked with to restore walking and independence. Email: d.emond@easternbk.com Israel advocacy www.hasbara.us Email: boo_108@hotmail.com me back to you. Email: mario.santos-312aemail.pt has i sit and ponder the true beauties of my life.i am blessed to have IZ provide the soundtrack to it….bless you braddah.. Comments ——————————————————————————–. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Rodney & Shannon I feel lucky for me because I now have IZ’s Music in my hart, and can hear him until I meet him in Heaven and can hear him sing with all the ages of Angels. How can you miss someone you never knew? A little about me: I am currently 16, and attending Colonial High School, here in Orlando, Florida. URL: I am only a Hawaiian at heart, but the culture and beauty that is Hawaii has been a part of me for many years. I always thought it was such a beautiful, poignant version of the song. I think this was a great lose not only to his wife and daughter but also to Hawaii and the World. And still, we heard Hawaiian music at home and as an adult, lots of Hawaiian music made its way into my home. Time: 09:22 AM Date: Saturday, April 13, 2002 ——————————————————————————–. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Reg Baldock Mai poina! I WILL LISTEN TO THIS AND DREAM FONDLY OF HOW IT MAKE ME FEEL My father’s death has left me a lonely child, albeit a 36 year old child. Time: 03:26 PM I’ve move on to the service for a career and play all over the world letting them know that we do not live in grass shack’s, But! Date: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 Israel kamakawiwo’ole: chi era l’artista celebrato da Google- Video. ——————————————————————————–. Comments Rest well Brahdda. It touches my soul deeply. URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: a oliver Email: ajcatman@yahoo.com Hanalei Moon….You’ll be there too. Visualizza tutti i formati e le edizioni Nascondi altri formati ed edizioni. I pray that you will be open to an URGENT change of action that will benefit our people and to abandon and abort the thought of making our people into a new Indian Tribe through your Akaka Bill. Comments I think you must have been one of the most loving kindest men to live Iz, save perhaps for Jesus. Email: beachpony@earthlink.net Email: loralynn@comcast.net I’m sure he also lived by the same words my Daddy did: “Work like you don’t need the money. IZ’s music has touched me deeply and I found myself drawn to his voice. What a talent! A me piace sempre ascoltare Somewhere Over the Rainbow nella versione di Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwo’ole. Questa base musicale è una cover del brano Somewhere Over The Rainbow - What A Wonderful World reso celebre da Israel Kamakawiwo'ole. Comments Comments Date: Saturday, January 26, 2002 My best wishes to the Family of IZ, and to the people of Hawaii, Thanks. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Beth Tanaka Email: ardhi@exittoafrica.com I was recently in Maui for the first time and was exposed to the wonderful voice and energy of Iz. Comments Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Katie Beirne URL: URL: His voice has so much depth, it actually makes u hollow from within,leaving some kondof a soothing effect. Cuz!! I’m sorry to hear of Iz’s passing. for having something like this so a person like me can show it’s feeling and to help to get bye from a man like IZ. I am now reading everything I can and I have ordered CD’s. Date: Friday, June 28, 2002 His music is beautiful and moving. ——————————————————————————–. We recently traveled to the Mainland, driving across Oklahoma and parts of California, and in each rental car, we listened to Bruddahs tape. I share the heartfelt feelings of those here before me. URL: I am sorry that I only now have learned of him. When either my wife or I get in “Mainland” kind of mood, we get a Bruddah IZ cd. I only recently discovered Iz. Time: 11:08 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: D Geer ——————————————————————————–, Name: Penny Hill ——————————————————————————–, Name: Denn URL: Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Bob Urell  Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 What a wonderful voice you have IZ! We were and still are completely overtaken with emotions we hardly know how to explain whenever we listen to his music. Date: Saturday, January 12, 2002 Time: 11:50 AM ——————————————————————————–. I only wish I could have met him, he was a very inspirational singer. Email: DJ_KAIATANO@KQMQFAN.COM Sono sempre esistite versioni più o meno casereccie di canzoni famose. Name: Elizabeth Date: Friday, June 28, 2002 IZ’S MUSIC IS GREAT. Bruddah IZ’s music is inspirational. URL: Comments Date: Sunday, June 02, 2002 ——————————————————————————–, Name: Gary Titus Date: Thursday, December 12, 2002 ——————————————————————————–, Name: Lono URL: Email: gtime@worldnet.att.net What a gift we have lost…..and may we continue the spirit of aloha that he gave us. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Grace Hayashi Time: 10:11 AM Comments Like many others, I discovered the wonderful sound of IZ after his death. I base this only by your music, which is to say the least beautiful. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Rieko Sugai URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Ron Yessick And thanks for the music. My god! URL: Time: 11:11 AM Comments Living in Canada I had to order the cd as an import, quite expensive but no regrets. Time: 01:20 PM Though our family had some hard times when we were living in Hawaii, there is a lot that I remember with a great deal of fondness and a sense that some of my roots are there. Thank you for your very informative site. I purchased several CD’s. Comments Time: 05:44 AM Time: 10:47 AM URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Jasmine URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: mack francoise Iz, I know you sit next to god on a cloud and he is intimidated. Hand in hand we strolled the sands….my love’s still true. He has touched us and filled us with encouragement and belonging from him. Time: 11:13 AM The only thing that matters is that I was loved by you. Email: venusisabella@shaw.ca URL: I’m not of Hawaiian blood, but my heart is true, and I love da Islands like a true Hawaiian! I AM TAKING MY 2 YEAR OLD GRANDSON, HIS MOTHER AND MY SISTER TO HAWAII FOR CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR DUE TO THE BEAUTIFUL AND LOVING SONGS BY IZ GREAT ONE. Listening to the cd is a roller coaster ride of emotions. as a fan i loved iz his singing just made me feel good on the inside but made me dance on the outside. I am only 16 years old and hope that his family knows that even though he has passed, his music is still toutch people all over. URL: The portrait that their actions have painted: 1) A broken treaty with the Kingdom of Hawaii under our beloved Queen Lili`uokalani; 4) Illegal status – Counterfeit Government; 5) Act of War against our peaceful nation; 6) Genocide against our people for more than a century that continues in present times; The list goes on…surely Uncle, you cannot possible want to be associated with this destructive portrait. URL: www.somewhereover.com Date: Monday, December 23, 2002 I brought it back to our rental house and waited for a quiet moment alone to watch it….I actually could not watch it for several days because I knew it would make me sad to finally see and experience IZ’s amazing talent. Time: 07:16 PM Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 I was so inspired by his version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World that I took up the Ukulele. Email: dcolasanti@virgilio.it Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2002 Brudda Iz was a very special person. Email: jmailip88@yahoo.com Date: Friday, September 06, 2002 Comments I love you uncle. Comments Is there a site with guitar tabs of Iz’ music ? Thank you for sharing your love and memories of this man and his music. Comments Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2002 Comments Comments Time: 06:44 PM Date: Monday, August 26, 2002 Email: heather_amie@yahoo.com URL: I LOVE IT! ——————————————————————————–, Name: pat easterling Date: Sunday, April 14, 2002 Date: Monday, January 21, 2002 But it wasnt until I was watching my wife and my favorite TV show, ER. I just heard “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and remembered it from the last “ER” of Mark Greene. Mahalo and aloha. URL: Israel’s music was brought to my attention through a commercial just after my daughter was born . I don’t even have the right to feel as sad as I do because I don’t even know the man, but there is this terrible sense of loss. Time: 11:44 AM Time: 09:32 AM Email: evette.lau@charterfunding.com URL: Email: dpetersen@eaptemps.com Time: 06:48 AM So with closing words i say mahalo and ahui ho. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Deysha Victorine MY PARENTS THOUGHT IT WOULD BE BETTER FOR ME AND MY SISTER’S. Comments Time: 11:43 PM Name: molly keen Date: Saturday, June 01, 2002 I’ve just this moment learned of his death through this website. The Hawaiian minister (Pia) played the guitar after the ceremony. I believe Brother IZ got me on that flight. Comments Brudda Bu says he played a sweet tenor Martin. Email: r.guimaraes@br.inter.net Name: Lori I wish, as I am sure all of you do, that a man like him, should be portrayed and looked up to all over the world. Time: 10:49 AM Comments I knew his wonderful music only this year. ran and ran some more. Date: Sunday, October 13, 2002 Date: Thursday, July 18, 2002 URL: At this late date, I have, only now, discovered Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole and his music. Visualizza tutte le 5 immagini . URL: Comments Listening to him brings me to Hawaii – – paradise on earth. Time: 04:02 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: Koa Okamura Date: Saturday, June 08, 2002 URL: Email: gandjlea@aol.com will i like to say you are da best.your cds are da best.will all i like to say is we miss you and we love you. Listening to IZ gets us into an Aloha Spirit in no time at all. E' solo da ascoltare. ——————————————————————————–. Date: Friday, August 16, 2002 Time: 03:25 AM Time: 10:35 PM Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 Comments ——————————————————————————–. Time: 09:19 PM Email: sajsanfat@yahoo.com Beautiful! URL: thank you !!!!!! . I am grateful for this wonderful music in my life. Blessings to IZ and his family. Name: Dr. Ken Bryant THE SHOPKEEPER GAVE ME A SAMPLE CD OF IZ. This is a happy and terribly sad moment. Date: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 URL: But him as a person will always be missed. I just discovered IZ. Mahalo, Bruddah Iz KEN BRYANT How Happy all you must be to have had the privlage to have known and loved him. Suddenly, it all came together, the music I had been hearing on The Breeze, my memory of hearing this sad/sweet song at the end of “Finding Forrester,” the ocean and the beauty around me, and what Iz was teaching me about these wonderful people, the Hawaiians. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Pat Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole. URL: N/A It’s like a lullaby and makes me proud to be a Pacific Islander. Time: 01:54 PM Time: 04:22 PM Comments Comments Comments Comments Email: magpie@cascadeaccess.com In loving memory of bruddah Iz! I play his CD for my friend who grew up in Hawaii and she just had to have it! Hanalei Moon…..I’ll come to you. I know that everyone and anyone that hears the music of IZ will be listening to a gift. Email: weisserh@scdc.ah.org If I could meet Israel one time, I would shake his large hand, and tell him, “Thank you for showing me tradition at its finest. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Alfred