Jon and Vicki Schuessler Arvada, Colorado Time: 11:48 AM Thank you so very much. I first encountered IZ with his beautiful rendition of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Urban Comments Date: Friday, August 09, 2002 Time: 06:42 AM URL: Date: Friday, November 01, 2002 URL: Date: Monday, July 01, 2002 URL: I will tell my kids today who was the singer of that beautiful song. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Sheryl Genung I love this gentle giant with all my heart, and my children and their children will also. He was a wonderful singer, and although I never saw him in concert, I’m definitely sure, that he was an admirable, adorable person. Comments I felt this sudden sense of loss. His first song I listened has been Over the Rainbow and since then IZ is the sound of my heart and I’ll thank him for what he is giving to me. ——————————————————————————–. The mission of the clinic is to give the gift of sight to children who may not otherwise be able to afford the treatments that are required. URL: We would like to thank you for sharing his music, and information about his life with us. I’m sure he’s in heaven and so am I when I listen to his voice…..greatly missed. I just want to say to IZ’s family, Mahalo, for allowing his music to still be played and teach us Holly’s some Hawaiin Spirit!! Time: 12:53 PM Comments Name: Christian Bonnie & Anthony Feledy Bartlett, IL northwest suburb of Chicago URL: Time: 05:48 AM Grazie Israel. I FEEL LIKE HE HELPED ME. Comments Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 I have just discovered IZ music. His powerful music is stronger than ever, and felt all around the world. Comments ——————————————————————————–. Comments URL: URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Ina Ray Costa Comments Comments Email: Date: Sunday, January 20, 2002 Email: ——————————————————————————–. braddah iz + fam, we haole now…we moved mainland ahwile ago but the local lives on. Email: Date: Tuesday, March 05, 2002 He was singing ‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’, and I was moved by his sweet voice and how well it caught the moment and the day and my own feelings. Doree California Email: When I first got to the Hawai’ian Islands in 1994, I became a great admirer of the Makaha Sons and IZ. Date: Thursday, September 12, 2002 Time: 04:12 PM I think he has a wonderful voice and I’m glad he was able to share it with the rest of the world while he was living. ——————————————————————————–. Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 Time: 07:59 AM I’m sorry I never got to hear Iz in person. URL: Scopri altra musica, concerti, video e foto su, nel più grande catalogo disponibile online. URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: DJ KAIATANO Time: 02:29 PM Time: 12:31 PM Email: URL: Thank you for all you have done to honor and memorialize him. URL: Email: I am blessed to have found his music, and to have visited your homeland. I love your rendition of Over the Rainbow, this was not just a song, it touched me very deeply and I am determined to pass it on to my son. Email: Email: Time: 07:33 PM Comments Thanks for being there and mostly for allowing those who were touched to just express themselves. I fell in love with your music. well…already life has changed…the man touched my heart and awakened a dream…feeling closer to life and feelings since “the Iz and his’s music” became a part of me…and in touch with so much more…thanks Iz…you are truly a Pacific Gem that belongs to all the world…. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Summergirl! Email: Name: maer  ben-yisrael I wish that I had been aware of his music long before now. Date: Saturday, June 29, 2002 ——————————————————————————–, Name: Mony & Joy Serrato Comments Date: Friday, February 01, 2002 Aloha, Iz, and Aloha Nui Loa to all Hawiians and Hawiians at heart.Mahalo Nui Loa. Comments Seriously you couldn’t sing!..that’s all i gotta say a flower for you hair. What a beautiful, lyrical voice….and a sincere tragedy in his loss. Email: Thanks Iz ! 1997 I lost two precious things, Israel in June and my dad in September. Rest in peace, IZ I was first introduced to the magical sounds of this man, by a CBC radio host Stuart McClean of the program Vinyl Cafe. When we got to Lahina, we bought four more of his CD’s. Time: 05:47 AM Comments Email: URL: Date: Wednesday, June 05, 2002 My wife and I have enjoyed Ole’s music for a while. Time: 09:48 AM I have heard the version of “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” so many times but never knew how to find out who had the beautiful voice. Comments I lived in Kailua, Oahu from 1955 to 1957. Time: 08:49 AM It caught my ear right away. URL: none Comments KU KANAKA! Time: 03:00 AM Date: Monday, December 02, 2002 Email: Comments What a wonderful discovery. Date: Monday, June 03, 2002 Who can forget your laugh, cool. Name: Kevin J My mom always talks about da olden days, but braddah iz sings about da olden days. ——————————————————————————–, Name: kD Name: Lee Time: 08:47 AM To end with the words of a true angel “HAWAIIAN”. My best wishes to his family. Time: 02:29 PM I’d encourage anyone who loves “Over The Rainbow” to check out some of his other music as well. Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 Comments ——————————————————————————–, Name: Brandi-lee Pohai’naleikealohapoina’oli Palau-Ganal You are my hero! ——————————————————————————–, Name: sijmen wesselingh Barbara, Name: Eric R. Gignac Time: 01:00 PM ——————————————————————————–, Name: steve I regret the fact that i heard of him after his death because it would have been a dream to actually meet him and shake his hand. Date: Thursday, October 03, 2002 Brudda lives forever in all our hearts. I have always been found listening to Braddah Iz’s music; his music is so true and understanding,it makes u feel so relaxing and proud to be living in da 808 state that we call Hawaii. Comments I would like to say dat BRUDDAH IZ was very talentd artist in the state of hawai and he is surely missed by all people I wish i got to meet Bruddah IZ but i didn’t. Email: URL: ——————————————————————————–. Comments KEN BRYANT Brudda Bu says he played a sweet tenor Martin. He could have hummed the phone book and it would have been fine. Email: Email: Email: I just discovered who sings the “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” medly that I love so much, and I find that he has passed on. Album - senza data. This morning as I drove home from dropping my husband off at work I turned the raido on and they were talking about this song shortly after they played it and all at once I rembered when I was younger My nieghbor Nana who was very good friends with Don Ho would play this song and how happy it made me feel to hear it and when I heard it today it gave me that feeling again Even though we had lived in Hawaii for 13 years, we never had the opportunity to hear Iz in person. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Bob Adams Email: Comments The only way to really express his greatness is to spread his music, tell people about it, so that his music is heard over the radio. Thank- you! Your life, your love live forever in our hearts. Date: Sunday, October 13, 2002 URL: Date: Friday, August 09, 2002 you really were a great inspiration to me and your music still lives in everyone who has heard it. Comments be proud, young woman, your father has made so many others happy, and thankful, to have had such a positive, beautiful person in our lives. ——————————————————————————–, Name: william kalamakuaikalani  DeBolt Email: Email: i hum his tunes all day. His voice sounds so good. Time: 04:22 PM Date: Monday, February 18, 2002 Date: Sunday, June 09, 2002 Time: 06:04 AM Once again I wish I had an opportunity to attend one of his concerts… but, awe… God Bless You Braddah IZ! URL: URL: Email: His rendition of Somewhere over the Rainbow/What a wonderful world is singlehanded the best ever done. Gentle winds and mem’ ries…. Comments Email: Time: 09:40 AM Email: Rest in Peace my brother. Comments may he rest in peace and harmony ... ascoltare musica mp3 gratis in … i have always liked hawaiian music; and want to visit the islands in the near future. I was not disappointed….I never met this man or even saw him until this time and yet I wept. URL: I first heard IZ on a radio station during a stay in Maui where I was married. Your voice has reached my soul and makes everything I see and do more spiritual. Sincerely, Lynn Peterson Time: 10:03 AM (Anonimo). Comments Time: 10:26 PM thanks. Questo articolo: Facing Future By Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole (2010-09-30) da Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole Audio CD 77,04 € Disponibilità: solo 3 Spedizioni da e vendute da Jaspee. I don’t even have the right to feel as sad as I do because I don’t even know the man, but there is this terrible sense of loss. URL: URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Maria Villegas Email: ——————————————————————————–. But we are all so fortunate that he has left such a rich legacy of music so that others may enjoy it. I listen to him every day, there is such beauty in his songs. You will be missed but your music is forever. I wish he were still around to make beautiful music for us. Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2002 Email: I know you are trying to make this site just as a tribute only but I think there is room for the links that I requested to further keep his memory strong not only for the folks that know him and of him, but also for people llike me who are just discovered his great music. Date: Friday, October 25, 2002 my life continues every day and as an artist i continue to discover new things but the impact that hearing IZ’music and heart made upon me remains as strong and true as the first second i heard his voice and message thank you for your efforts to make his mesage available to others without commercial influence…, don’t know how to spell it but but mahalo Penny Comments URL: Time: 08:38 AM Time: 09:06 PM Time: 10:35 PM Comments Time: 08:46 PM I am forever touched, even as a non Hawaiian, by the inspiration and pride that he embodied in the Hawaiian people, through my lady Haunani, and through his music, I have come to honor and respect all things Hawaiian. Time: 05:00 PM ——————————————————————————–. Comments You will live forever in our hearts. Then to find this website and read about other people with similar stories is amazing.It’s a very sad thing for such a man to pass so young, but he definitely lives on in more ways than one. For Christmas this year, much to my delight, my family purchased “Facing Future” for me. Comments Informazioni sulla radio. Date: Saturday, March 30, 2002 SOMEWERE OVER DA RAINBOW BRAH…. Time: 03:17 PM Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 Time: 07:22 PM La colonna sonora di Scoprendo Forrester...Israel Kamakawiwo’ole: Somewhere over the rainbow. URL: ——————————————————————————–. URL: RIP, Bruddah Iz. Time: 04:22 PM Time: 01:58 PM Time: 07:44 AM Time: 09:42 PM Comments I will miss his voice and spirit. Email: I returned to the Islands every year until 1997, then – the next time I returned in 2002, I learned that IZ is no longer among us. URL: Date: Thursday, July 11, 2002 Time: 05:44 AM Thank you for maintaining this site. URL: Date: Monday, August 12, 2002 Date: Friday, February 08, 2002 Time: 09:25 AM I have over 17,000 titles in my data base .. been doing it along with my ministry for 42 years. does anybody know in which film sounds “over the rainbow” composition ???? Time: 03:51 PM Mahalo nui loa for your sweet voice. URL: Surprise – it’s Bruddah IZ and “Over the Rainbow.” If only I could touch one heart how he has touched many. We love you and miss you even in Maine. URL: URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Barbara C. Venditti I recently tried to send this e-mail to IZ’s former e-mail address. ——————————————————————————–, Name: James R. Messenger URL: URL: hanau hou! 1990. THE WORLD IS DEFINITELY GOING TO MISS THIS WONDERFUL VOICE. Scopri altra musica, concerti, video e foto su, nel più grande catalogo disponibile online. Time: 01:00 PM Feel free to compose music or change words if need be. his music is so beautiful and touching i first heard of him when i watched the movie finding forester and his song over the rainbow at the end was just so incredible and i have since then tried to get all the music i can of his. I had no idea that the man who did this lovely music was, himself, already deceased. Comments URL: Bruddah, You filled my life with joy as you shared your gift to the hearts of us all. URL: I was diagnosed with cervical cancer in ’95 and had multiple complications that required several major operations followed by long periods of hospitalization with much pain and suffering. Comments Time: 04:07 PM I HOPE THAT YOUR BIRTHDAY WAS FILLED WITH JOY.TAKE CARE OF YOUR SELF AND TAKE CARE OF THE FAMILY. Email: i went to Hawaii for the first time for my birthday in April of 2002. on the last day of my vacation, my friend Peter, who lives in Manoa Vally played a song for me. Date: Monday, September 02, 2002 Date: Sunday, October 20, 2002 Email: Email: Email: Date: Saturday, January 12, 2002 Quando sono andato ad Honolulu ho prenotato l’hotel su questo sito che ti linko , dopo averne cercati diversi ho visto che ha i prezzi migliori Email: I’m a New Yorker who grew up on the East Coast and never had occasion to listen to any Hawaiian artists or music. Thank you for this site. Isreal is our Hawaiian Supa’man, and will always be remembered by our family. Comments I miss him and Hawaii very much. Date: Saturday, August 24, 2002 Comments URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: R. Bruce Moore Time: 06:48 AM God Bless. ——————————————————————————–, Name: JR MORI (CHUUKESE) Since my trip to the beautiful islands of hawaii in 1999 I´m a great fan of IZ. We all go through troubling times in our lives, but the simplicity of your work makes me feel relaxed, happy and alive! the music world did lose a wonderful singer. Ma forse la versione più famosa risale al 1993, quando Israel Kamakawiwo’ole pubblicò l’album “Facing Future”. My family and I recently returned to Virginia after 3 weeks in Hawaii, our first trip there. Date: Friday, March 01, 2002 Date: Sunday, March 31, 2002 Date: Thursday, May 16, 2002 Date: Friday, October 25, 2002 Email: There seems to be no end of finding beauty in this world. Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 Israel "Braddah Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole (20 maggio 1959 - 26 giugno 1997) è stato un popolare cantante e intrattenitore hawaiano fino alla sua morte. URL: URL: First touch with IZ was by film FINDING FORRESTER. Beams of love are under….Hanalei Moon. Time: 06:38 PM Time: 05:31 PM Email: ——————————————————————————–, Name: KEITH Garcia (At the end of the movie I was transfixed, I had to wait until the very last credits rolled to get his name, and I had to hear every note. Time: 06:51 PM Date: Sunday, October 13, 2002 URL: Time: 12:43 AM you live in mine mind forever. Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 I’m Brazilian. ——————————————————————————–, Name: mack francoise I am sorry that I only now have learned of him. Aloha Oe Iz. However I was amazed to find this site while listening to his song and realizing that today is his birthday. Time: 12:39 PM I am a new fan and was hoping for a new cd to come out, but, sadly, one will never again come out. A voice of an angel – if a song can make you cry and question your path in life it must come from a heavenly source. Time: 08:44 PM I discovered his beautiful music while on a solo trip to Kauai many years back….Like everyone else, I fell in love with him. Email: I recently first heard somewhere over the rainbow/ what a wonderful world when it was played on the episode where Dr. Green passed away on ER. ——————————————————————————–, Name: mark I’m an artist and currently searching, absorbing, understanding and feeling his art, life and specially his philosophy on Hawaiian Sovereignty. Comments Beams of love are under….Hanalei Moon. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Keri Like many, I found him in a commercial and a movie. In Him, Bruce Time: 05:05 PM Comments Comments URL: We feel as if we have missed someone very special. He was in Hawaii with his family, and he was listening to Israel’s version when he passed in the night. Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 I am amazed at his voice and saddened at his death. Who do I contact for permission? ——————————————————————————–. Email: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Jackie Our vacation would not have been the same without him. During my current visit to Maui I became so enthralled by the music of IZ. Peter told me the story of Iz and his life. I have been going through a difficult time in my life since the World Trade Center attack. ——————————————————————————–, Name: Daniela Colasanti I am missing you. Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2002 Email: I have just now discovered IZ through his masterpiece album “Facing Future.” It had been my hope to tell him that I was in awe to know such an extraordinary artist existed. Time: 03:19 AM My best to all who loved him! Ascolta gratis Israel Kamakawiwo'ole – Over the Rainbow (Over The Rainbow, Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World). My wife and I just returned from a trip to Maui. URL: Time: 09:32 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: Wayne Breedlove ——————————————————————————–, Name: Pat LaCross Lisa Comments Keep working hard to get his work into the mainstream. I lost my Daddy this year. I have never been so moved by “Somewhere Over The Rainbow”. I really enjoy IZ music since reporting here for the Navy in Hawaii. 9 luglio 2009 alle 0:04 Ultima risposta: 9 luglio 2009 alle 1:54 conoscete qualche cd carino? Time: 10:13 AM ——————————————————————————–, Name: Cheryl Thomas she shares alot about Iz in her lessons to the kids they learn alot about him. Time: 10:39 AM URL: Take good care… continue… Mahalo… Angie Israel Kamakawiwo’ole per il Doodle di Google del 20 maggio 2020 (Over the rainbow, video) Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, chi è: canzoni, la fama con Over the rainbow e l’omaggio di Google Comments I just discovered who sang that soul moving Music from the Grand finaly of E.R., Last Night 06/24/02. for his music is the heart beat of his land “HAWAI’I”. URL: ——————————————————————————–, Name: Vincent H. and Sanan Kilakalua Email: Name: Greg Shirk i bought my first iz cd today; and will order or buy the rest of his cd’s.