Cecilio & Kapono
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Cecilio & Kapono is a Hawaiian pop music duo formed in 1973 by Henry Kapono Ka’aihue and Cecilio David Rodriguez (age 67 in January 2012). The duo released three albums on Columbia Records: the self-titled Cecilio & Kapono (1974), Elua (1975), and Night Music (1977). To date, the duo has released more than a dozen full-length albums which have incorporated various genres including Top 40 pop, modern soul, funk, disco, rock, and traditional Hawaiian. Individually, the two artists have also released numerous solo recordings.
Cecilio's child sex scandals
Cecilio was given a "deferred acceptance of not guilty plea" in Hawaii in 1994 on charges involving sexual contact with a minor. On 27 January 2012, he pleaded no contest to sexually molesting two young sisters in Los Angeles which occurred in the late 1990s and began serving his one-year prison sentence on 9 March 2012.
Year Title Record Label (Cat #) 1974 Cecilio & Kapono Columbia (32928) 1975 Elua Columbia (34300) 1977 Night Music Columbia (34300) 1980 Life's Different Now Starbolt (001) 1992 Summerlust C&K Hui (999) 1995 Goodtimes Together Moi (7007) 1995 Together Live Paradise/Bluewater (830) 1999 The Journey Continues HOC (30521)
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