HONOLULU, HI - It was a night to remember at the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards ceremony at the Hawaii Convention Center on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Napua was nominated for nine (9) total Na Hoku Hanohano awards (Album of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year, Hawaiian Album of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Engineering - Hawaiian, Hawaiian Language, Graphics Awards, Liner Notes, and Haku Mele).
As the night continued, Makawalu secured two Na Hoku Hanohano technical awards for the exceptional work of master Engineer Dave Tucciarone and Graphics Designer, Wailani Artates.
Napua was joined on stage with Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka and 2018 Miss Aloha Hula, Shalia Kamakaokalani in a breath-taking performance of Ka Malanai Song. Watch the performance here.