Producer Charles Michael Brotman, Ken Emerson,
Jeff Peterson and Sonny Linn all accepted the 2005 Grammy for
Hawaiian Music--the first of its kind for the genre. The Hawai‘i
Academy of Recording Arts, along with the producers of the
annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards has spent almost 20 years trying
to get Hawai‘i`s music recognized with a Grammy award.