Israel Ka’ano’i Kamakawiwo’ole was a gifted Hawaiian performer known for his ukulele orchestration. He was additionally a vocal supporter of indigenous Hawaiian rights. Israel was regularly called the “Tender Giant” because of the way that he had delightful, delicate performing voice in spite of his huge body.
Unfortunately, his size was likewise his ruin, as his weight prompted to various heart and respiratory issues, causing his disastrously untimely passing in 1997 at age 38. His commitments to Hawaiian culture have immovably solidified his status as a Hawaiian legend.