The Grammys Have Credibility Issues With Hawaiian Music, Too


Because most people don't know much about the majority of the music genres the Grammys reward, a common assumption may be that the perennial notorious oversights are relegated to the major categories. That would be, it turns out, a false assumption: The New York Times filled us in this weekend on a brouhaha stewing in the Hawaiian music category ever since its inception in 2005. Turns out the category has been dominated by the Los Angeles musician Daniel Ho, who many vocal members of the Hawaiian music scene feel is a poor representation of the genre. Daniel Ho: the Flo Rida of Hawaiian music. [NYT]