I spent my entire Father’s Day (a day of requested/demanded solitude for me) learning to sing and play Bruddah Iz’s take on this song note-for-note, word-for-word. It was difficult, not for the material, but for his version being such a bring-tears-to-your-eyes version/mash-up for me.

Israel Kamakawiwoʻole was such an interesting person/musician/activist who succumbed far too early to health issues. Go learn about him.

Malama pono.