Aloha! ~ E komo mai ~

Hope your life is filled with love & abundance.

Please make yourself at home. ;)

Wishing you a lovely day!

Love, Life & Music,

Mama Ish

More Journal Entries ~Journal

Birthday blessings

May 31, 2013

Aloha, hope you are in love & light. Had a beautiful birthday this year ~ blessed to be surrounded by loving friends and family, and to have my friends share prayers and poems at the celebration. Mahalo nui loa to Kealoha, the Poet Laureate of Hawaii, for blessing us with a poem, and to everyone who donated to Save the Children. Wishing you peace, happiness, and beauty. Abundant blessings, Mama Ish. Read more ~

a new language

July 27, 2011

every day, my baby teaches me how aloha needs no words ~ her subtle language shimmers ~ a rainbow arcs from my heart to hers i gift it to her express with my fluent hands & she jumps & flaps her wings to take joyous flight ~ Read more ~

tasting honey

May 20, 2011

tonite my baby strummed my acoustic guitar my two honeys in harmony clear-toned ~ open ~ hawai'ian chords * lovely * Read more ~

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Island songs

May 31, 2013

Aloha! Hope you are well & in light. Been loving my ukulele and dancing hula, so this next album is going to be very island inspired. Roots reggae, acoustic, laced with da sounds of windchimes, wind & waves. Currently exploring studio options. Feel blessed to live right on da water & hear the soothing sound of the ocean at night. Wishing you love and blessings, Mama Ish. ;) Read more ~

Guggenheim & US tour

January 01, 2012

Ishle's work will be exhibited this spring at the Guggenheim Museum as part of their Stillspotting Exhibit. Check it out if you're in NY! Ishle is also available to tour colleges this year as a solo artist and as one half of Ohana Nui, an island roots reggae group with her husband, Ammon Tainui Watene.They have a CD called Homegrown ~ a compilation of love & movement songs recorded while pregnant with their first child. If you'd like to bring us to your college, please contact Joan Muira at Speakout Now, or directly at issilah@gmail.com. Mahalo nui loa & God bless! Read more ~

University of Colorado Show

October 19, 2011

Aloha! Issil will be the featured artist at the University of Colorado's Take Back the Night event on October 20th, 2011. She will also be teaching a writing workshop focused on empowering women, called "The Book of Light Workshop". Blessings. Read more ~