Back again sharing my compositions. I have three wonderful daughters who are so talented in music. I recorded “Sweet Leilani,” “The Lurline Song,” and now a song for my third daughter llima. Her first name is Charisse. So here are the lyrics to the song as recorded on the CD “Full Moon Over Kaua‘i.:
Aloha everyone. I’m back with my 16th composition. On my 40th birthday, I watched the sunset from the shores of Kona and thought to myself: another day of my life will be gone when the sun disappears. But another day of my life reborn when the sun re-appears and, here I am, 51 years later at 91 on Sept. 14 to share my song.
Longtime Kaua‘i resident and singer-songwriter Allan Thomas has announced the release of his seventh studio album, which also celebrates his 50th year of album releases.
Aloha everyone. I had to compose this song. There are so many Hawaiian names for the different valleys, slopes, trails, falls, that I had to name the center of this island The Mokihana Mountains, because that is where the mokihana berries grow. Paul Togioka plays the banjo.
Looking far to the west from my home in Wailua Homestaeds, better known as Queen’s Acres, as the sun sets I can see the most beautiful mountain in the world, with clouds surrounding its feet. Almost a mile high, it is known as the wettest spot on Earth; I was inspired to compose this song: