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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Israel Kamakawiwo'oleAKA Israel Ka'ano'i Kamakawiwo'ole

Born: 20-May-1959
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
Died: 26-Jun-1997
Location of death: Honolulu, HI [1]
Cause of death: Respiratory failure
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered in the Pacific Ocean)

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: American Aborigine
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Singer, Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Hawaiian ukulele musician


[1] Queen's Medical Center.

Father: Henry Kaleialoha Naniwa Kamakawiwo'ole, Jr.
Mother: Evangeline Leinani Kamakawiwo'ole
Brother: Skippy Kamakawiwo'ole (d. 1982, heart attack)
Sister: Lydia Ka'ehukai Kauakahi
Wife: Marlene Ku'upua Ah Lo (m. 1982)
Daughter: Ceslianne Wehekealake'alekupuna Ah Lo ("Wehi")

    High School: Waianae High School (dropped out)

    Born-Again Christian (1996)
    Battery Waikiki
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Sleep Apnea, Marijuana



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