Na Mele O Hawai'i

Join host Beth Post as she features the unique sounds of Hawaiian music—from early icons of island music to today's innovators—exploring styles, the history of the genre, and revered songs and performers.

Replays Saturday 10am-12pm
Live Thursday 1-3pm
Music programs are only online for two weeks after they are broadcast.

Henry Kapono on Na Mele O Hawai'i

Today, we were so honored to interview the one and only Henry Kapono. What a treasure he has been and continues to be to not only Hawaiian music but Hawaiian culture and the world.  We also pay tribute to two folks we lost in the last 10 days: Danny Kaleikini, the Ambassador of Aloha, and Milan Bertosa, an engineer of the highest grade and someone who contributed to an incredible catalog of Hawaiian recordings.

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Our local SF bay area band strongly features the steel guitar.  I think you have both of our CDs:  Hapa Haole Hit Parade and Tropical Swing.  Mahalo and aloha! 

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 06/11/2020 - 2:36pm

I forgot to say:  the name of our band is Hot Steel & Cool Ukulele.  Interested folks can email me at

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/11/2021 - 3:11pm

Beth, I loved your ukulele show on June 4. Is there any way I can get the playlist?

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 06/06/2020 - 11:50am

My first time listening in. Beth, I love your show! Found out about it while recently attending a house concert featuring Patrick Landeza.  Great concert, and now a great way to get my fix of Hawaiian music every week! 


Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/09/2020 - 4:57pm

Beth -  my husband and I get to have breakfast together on Saturday mornings.  The best treat is streaming Na Mele O' Hawaii because it reminds us of our trips to our favorite places in the world.  Thanks for your show.  Paul and Liz Wright, Irvine, CA

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 05/05/2018 - 9:41am

Thank you for your show and your great heart. I was reading facebook when I saw that you and Autumn are trying to help me. How very kind.

Submitted by Ruth Chambers on Mon, 02/05/2018 - 4:54pm

Lovely tribute to Roland! A mellifluous voice indeed!

Submitted by Nancy Flagg on Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:35am

Your wonderful show is on right now and is so welcome after working in the garden. My roses are fried like potatoe chips so it's lovely to think of Hawaii. Thank you for the visions of ocean waves turning as they come to shore.

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sun, 07/30/2017 - 8:11pm

Love your show. I listen to live shows and repeat shows. They all are great . My only complaint is I stop what I was supposed to be doing and just drift away on hate-free sweet sounds. Thank you.

Submitted by Ruth Chambers on Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:17pm

Driving through Davis on 1/25/17. Radio dial set at 95.7 (sports talk in SF), but instead heard the beautiful sounds of the islands!  So glad I stumbled upon your broadcast.  Filled my drive with aloha!    Mahalo nui loa!  

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 5:04pm

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