WATCH: Digital documentary marks 25 years since release of IZ’s groundbreaking album, ‘Facing Future’

FULL DOCUMENTARY: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole: Beyond The Rainbow

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - In November 1993, “Facing Future” was released.

It turned Israel Kamakawiwo’ole from a favorite Hawaii musician to an artist on the world stage.

A quarter century later — and 21 years after his untimely death at the age of 38 — IZ’s popularity has only grown.

To mark 25 years since the release of “Facing Future,” the most successful Hawaii album of all time, HNN compiled a special series and digital documentary that looked at IZ’s life and his legacy.

To see the full series, click the image below to head to our special section.

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