Mekia Kealakai (composer)

Note on name: "Mekia" means "Major" in Hawaiian. Name also spelled Mekia Kealaka'i.

Also known as: Kealakai, Major

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CompanyMatrix No.SizeFirst Recording DateTitlePrimary PerformerDescription 
Victor B-15355 10-in. 11/6/1914 Lei awapuhi Toots Paka Hawaiian Troupe Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)  
Victor B-16600 10-in. 10/5/1915 Kawaihau waltz Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian)  
Victor B-25655 10-in. 10/18/1921 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian)  
Victor BVE-43950 10-in. 5/7/1928 Kawaihau waltz Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)  
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)  
Victor PB-94 10-in. 2/21/1925 Halena medley Alika Hawaiian Trio Hawaiian instrumental trio  
Victor PBVE-213 10-in. 5/11/1926 Na lani eha Keaumoku A. Louis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble  
Victor PBVE-306 10-in. 5/12/1927 Lei awapuhi Keaumoku A. Louis Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Hawaiian)  
Columbia 39809 10-in. 2/2/1915 Kawaihau July Paka Steel guitar solo (Hawaiian)  
Columbia 77884 10-in. 6/12/1918 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)  
Columbia W146685 10-in. 5/25/1928 Kawaihau Silver String Quartette Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian)  
Columbia W146698 10-in. 5/27/1928 Na lani eha Liahona Glee Club Vocal chorus, unaccompanied (Hawaiian)  
Columbia W149865 10-in. 11/19/1930 E pele e Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian)  
OKeh S-7499 10-in. July 1920 Kawaihau Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian)  
OKeh 9241 10-in. July 1925 Kawaihau waltz Kimo Kalohi Steel guitar solo (Hawaiian)  
Brunswick [Br cat 5213-a] 10-in. approximately Mar. 1918 Kawaihau Louise, Ferera, and Greenus Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)  
Edison 3042 10-in. 5/19/1914 Waialae Toots Paka's Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)  
Edison 5108 10-in. 10/27/1916 Kawaihau waltz Ford Hawaiians Guitar duet  


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