Most People Don’t Know Who Sang It, But You’ll Definitely Recognize The Song

His name was as formidable as his size — and Israel Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole lived accordingly.

Kamakawiwoʻole was the singer-songwriter behind the classic ‘‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World,’’ a medley fashioned after the genteel, peaceful rhythms that fete island life.

About 10,000 people attended Iz’s memorial services and cremation. He is the only Hawaiian non-government figure whose body has lain in state at the capital. Even as his life was colossally brief, his memory fuels the musical distinction within Hawaiian culture today.

Are you still a fan of Iz? Which one of his songs is your favorite? Let us know in the comments – and make sure you pass this along to your friends and family to carry on his legacy!

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