Mekia Kealakai

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, guitar, songwriter

Notes: "Mekia" means "Major" in Hawaiian. Name also spelled Mekia Kealaka'l.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15355 10-in. 11/6/1914 Lei awapuhi Toots Paka Hawaiian Troupe Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor B-16600 10-in. 10/5/1915 Kawaihau waltz Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor B-25655 10-in. 10/18/1921 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-43950 10-in. 5/7/1928 Kawaihau waltz Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89061 10-in. 3/27/1935 Ko leo Jack Heleluhe ; The String Ensemble of the Royal Hawaiian Band ; Frank J. Vierra String ensemble, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor PB-94 10-in. 2/21/1925 Halena medley Alika Hawaiian Trio Hawaiian instrumental trio composer  
Victor PBVE-213 10-in. 5/11/1926 Na lani eha Keaumoku A. Louis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBVE-306 10-in. 5/12/1927 Lei awapuhi Keaumoku A. Louis Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor [Trial 1918-10-11-02] Not documented 10/11/1918 Black and white Mekia Kealakai ; Bob Nawahine Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Columbia 39809 10-in. 2/2/1915 Kawaihau July Paka Steel guitar solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia 77884 10-in. 6/12/1918 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia W146685 10-in. 5/25/1928 Kawaihau Silver String Quartette Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia W146698 10-in. 5/27/1928 Na lani eha Liahona Glee Club Vocal chorus, unaccompanied (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia W149865 10-in. 11/19/1930 E pele e Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh S-7499 10-in. July 1920 Kawaihau Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh 9241 10-in. July 1925 Kawaihau waltz Kimo Kalohi Steel guitar solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 5213-a] 10-in. approximately Mar. 1918 Kawaihau Louise, Ferera, and Greenus Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Brunswick LAE89 10-in. March 1928 Lei awapuhi Joseph Kamakau Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus composer  
Brunswick LAE201 10-in. May 1928 Waipio (To Kahalelaukoa) David Burrows Trio ; Johnny Noble's Hawaiians ; Ray Kinney Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and steel guitar trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Brunswick E31900 10-in. Jan. 1930 Kawaihau waltz Palakiko & Paaluhi Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Brunswick E36962 10-in. 8/5/1931 Pua kukui Kalama Quartette Male vocal and instrumental quartet songwriter  
Edison 3042 10-in. 5/19/1914 Waialae Toots Paka's Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison 5108 10-in. 10/27/1916 Kawaihau waltz Ford Hawaiians Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison 5274 10-in. 1/9/1917 Waialae medley Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra Jazz/dance band (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison 18768 10-in. 9/27/1928 Ko leo William Kalama ; Mid-Pacific Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kealakai, Mekia," accessed December 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/324858.

Kealakai, Mekia. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/324858.

"Kealakai, Mekia." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 December 2021.

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