November 2012 – The Official Site of Israel IZ Kamakawiwo`ole

November 30, 2012

Jon de Mello on Braddah Iz’s music

“Iz will affect the world as long as there is music. Next to Don Ho, he’s done more for the popularity of Hawaiian music than any other Hawaiian. Israel has put Hawaiian music and the Aloha Spirit on the radar screens of people around the world. He is alive in the hearts of millions of fans.”

– Jon de Mello, CEO Mountain Apple Company • HAWAI‘I

Jon de Mello is Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole’s producer and lifelong friend. He is the CEO of Mountain Apple Company, IZ’s record company in Hawai‘i.

Check out Mountain Apple Company’s Facebook page and discover more great Hawaiian Music!

Iz and the Makaha Sons

IZ with the Makaha Sons of Ni’ihau.

Photo from IZ: Voice of the People, a full color, hardcover coffee table book featuring tons of exclusive IZ stories and photos! A perfect Christmas gift, this book is sure to bring holiday joy to any IZ fan in your life (or you)!

Get IZ: Voice of the People HERE!