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His voice became famous outside Hawaii when his album Facing Future was released in 1993.
Israel's aim was to make music that stayed true to the typical sound of traditional Hawaiian music.
Throughout his life, Kamakawiwoʻole suffered from severe obesity resulting from compulsive overeating that brought him to an early death.
"Someday I'll wish upon a star
And wake up where the clouds are far
Where troubles melt like lemon drops
Away above the chimney tops
That's where you'll find me.
Somewhere over the rainbow