Editors’ Notes Israel Kamakawiwo'ole enjoyed a global hit with his medley of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" before his passing in 1997. But that was just a taste of his updated traditionalism. Facing Future is Iz's warm and enveloping love song to the islands he called home, expressing his hope that Hawaii's native culture would never succumb to commercialism.

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Hawai'i '78 Introduction
1
5:05
 
Ka Huila Wai
2
3:18
 
'Ama'ama
3
2:11
 
Panini Pua Kea
4
3:06
 
Take Me Home Country Road
5
4:56
 
Kuhio Bay
6
3:29
 
Ka Pua U'i
7
2:53
 
White Sandy Beach of Hawai'i
8
2:37
 
Henehene Kou 'Aka
9
4:20
 
La 'Elima
10
3:39
 
Pili Me Ka'u Manu
11
2:32
 
Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man
12
3:52
 
Kaulana Kawaihae
13
4:00
 
Somewhere Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World
14
5:07
 
Hawai'i '78
15
5:15
 

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