Na Leo Pilimehana, (Hawaiian meaning the voices blending together in warmth), puts out some of the best of island contemporary music in Hawaii. Nalani Choy, Lehua Kalima Heine and Angela Morales are Hawaiian women in their 30s. They run their own record label company; they compose, write lyrics, record and perform music; they do volunteer work; play sports and they're moms and wives. They are real women with real lives sticking close to their ideals and putting their friendship first.
1997 Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning Anthology Album of the Year includes all of the groups biggest hits from 1984-1996 including "Local Boys," "Friends," "Poetry Man" and "North Shore Serenade."
2. Anthology II
Na Leo received another Hoku award for their first holiday album, "A Christmas Gift", the biggest selling Christmas album in Hawaii's history, featuring beautiful renditions of "O Holy Night" and "Ave Maria" among others.
This 2000 release received 2001 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for Song of the Year for the number one hit "Saving Forever," by Lehua Kalima-Hei, Album of the Year and Engineer of the Year.
This 1999 release won the 2000 Hoku Award for Island Contemporary Album, "I Miss You My Hawaii", Song of The Year, "I Miss You, My Hawaii," composed by Kenneth Makuakane and Group of the Year.
This 1997 release won 1998 Hoku Awards for Contemporary Album of the Year, Group of the Year, Song of the Year for "The Rest of Your Life", composed by Lehua Kalima, Engineers of the Year for Milan Bertosa dnd Porter Miller and the album Graphics Award for Arn Dyerson.
This 1995 release won four Hoku Awards for Contemporary Album of the Year, Group of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Flying With Angels" composed by Lehua Kalima.
8. Local Boys
The group's first album also won them their first Hoku Award for Single of the Year - "Local Boys."
9. Na Leo
This 1999 release won a Hoku Award for Anthology Album of the Year and includes the number one hits "Poetry Man," "Rest of Your Life" and "Friends." This album is very hard to find new.