E KUʻU ONE HĀNAU" By Tony Conjugacion & Herb Ohta, Jr. E KUʻU ONE HĀNAU" By Tony Conjugacion & Herb Ohta, Jr.

Tony Conjugacion & Herb Ohta, Jr.
“E Ku‘u One Hānau”

Lele Music Productions (LMPCD 1008)

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Executive Producer - Lele Music Productions
Producer(s) - Tony Conjugacion & Herb Ohta, Jr.
Engineering, Mixing, Mastering - DJ Pratt
Tony Conjugacion Photo - Koiji Hirai, HULA LE'A
Herb Ohta, Jr. Photo - Kumagai Akira, Jam International
Graphics - Ken Munakata, LLLLife, Inc.
Recorded at: Blue Planet Sounds

Dwight Kanae - Guitar
Keao Costa - Bass


March 11, 2011 will be a day everyone in the world will never forget. The Tohoku region of Japan was hit with a devastating Tsunami following a big earthquake. Many lives, homes, businesses, and memories were lost.

Tony Conjugacion and Herb Ohta, Jr. have separately done many charitable work and both have extensively traveled to Japan over the years. Both decided to help the people of Tohoku, Japan by recording this mini CD and hope that the sales of this recording will help the people in need.

All proceeds…. ALL PROCEEDS will be donated to the people directly. Herb has traveled to Tohoku and has met many people that will give the proceeds directly to the people.

It is their plan to continue to have this recording available as long as people want it, and will continue to support other charities as well.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Friday May 19, 2013

Island Mele
Review By John Berger

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Tony Conjugacion's performance credits stretch from Broadway (where he performed as Tony C. Avanti in "Miss Saigon") to "TC2000," an avant-garde pairing of Hawaiian chant with mainstream electronic dance music. Innovator though he is, Conjugacion is firmly rooted in the traditional music of Hawaii. He shows that side of his repertoire with two original Hawaiian songs on this CD EP (extended-play) project with Herb Ohta Jr.

"Aloha No Pakalana" displays Conjugacion's famed falsetto voice, "E Ku‘u One Hanau" his lower register. Both are worthy additions to his discography.

Ohta stands out as the featured performer on the other two songs — both of them instrumentals. Hawaii music veterans Dwight Kanae (guitar) and Kaeo Costa (bass) complete the instrumental lineup.