Take a musical journey to the Islands with gentle jazz arrangements for acoustic, classical, and slack key guitars. Named after the beautiful Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii, Kohala performs popular Island songs from the 70s, 80s and 90s, with a fresh musical style that reflects the exotic beauty of paradise.

Cover art by Diana Lehr


“For simply beautiful guitar instrumentals, look no farther than a self titled CD from Hawaii, Kohala …eminently soothing…”
- Dewey Schurman, Islands Magazine

“One of the most soothing CDs we’ve heard in a long time is KOHALA, the best-selling record from the newly formed label, Palm Records…”
- Honolulu Magazine

“…these carefully crafted arrangements are a best bet for any situation that calls for soothing romantic music. Call this exquisite!”
- John Berger, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin

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Track Listing

Highway in the Sun
Moloka’i Sweet Home
Lost Again
North Shore Road
Life’s Different Now
Kona Breeze
Moonlight Lady
Honolulu City Lights