Appreciated for both his acclaimed job being a falsetto singer as well as for his politics activism with respect to the anti-military, Defend Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana trigger, he vanished while on a 1977 mission to save fellow activists on the island of Kahoʻolawe. While learning at St. Louis Great College on the Hawaiian isle of Oʻahu, he received both vocal music and electric guitar schooling. During the middle-1970s, he spoke eloquently in entrance of the United State governments Congress, contacting for an end to the U.S. Navy’s make use of of Kaho’olawe as a site for bombing practice. He was a indigenous of Kalamaʻula, Molokaʻi, Hawaii. He and renowned surfer Eddie Aikau both became Hawaiian youngsters heroes.