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DJ Sessions: Hawaiian Music From 'DJ Mermaid'

Hula dancers welcome the sailing crew into Kailua Bay in Kailua, Hawaii. (Ronen Zilberman/AP)
Hula dancers welcome the sailing crew into Kailua Bay in Kailua, Hawaii. (Ronen Zilberman/AP)

We talk to Paige Okamura, a DJ at Hawaii Public Radio and Hawaiian language scholar, about four songs from her homeland.

Music From The Segment

Maiki Aiu Lake, “Au’a ‘ia”

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The Aloha Pumehana Serenaders, “Hanohano Hale’iwa

The Kahauanu Lake Trio, “Pua Lililehua”

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Pua Malihini,” performed By The Kamehameha School

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Cassady Rosenblum produced and edited this interview for broadcast.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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