Songs from Movies

Israel Kamakawiwoole

Born: 20 May 1959 Birthplace: Hawaii Died: 26 June 1997 (respiratory failure) The most popular entertainer in Hawaii until his tragic death in 1997, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole formed the traditional Makaha Sons as a teenager in the mid-'70s, went out on his own in more of a contemporary style by the 1990s, and released four immensely popular recordings before passing away just after the release of 1996's N Dis Life. Born in the Honolulu suburb of Kaimuki, Kamakawiwo'ole later moved to nearby Makaha. Read more on

Israel Kamakawiwoole has 12 songs that have been featured in movies like 50 First Dates, Finding Forrester, Meet Joe Black and Tempted. What is your favorite song by Israel Kamakawiwoole?


Songs from Israel Kamakawiwoole

Over the Rainbow
Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World
Ka Huila Wai
Henehene Kou 'Aka
Aloha Ka Manini
What a Wonderful World
Hawaii 78
Henehene Kou 'Aka
Over the Rainbow (1939)
Henehene Kou'aka
What A Wonderful World