Kamalei Kawa’a (The Voice) Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Songs, Audition

Kamalei Kawa’a Biography

Kamalei Kawa’a is a singer-songwriter from Paukukalo, Maui, Hawaii. He is widely known for being a contestant in NBC’s “The Voice” season 25. Kawa’a is a part of a group called Nā Wai `Ehā The 27-year-old Hawaii singer also performs solo, and in 2021, he released a single called “Sweet Dreams Ku’u Momi.” His latest single, “With This Kiss” is available for streaming.

Kamalei Kawa’a Age | Birthday

Born on August 5, 1996, Kawa’a is 27 years old as of February 2024. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of August each year.

Kamalei Kawa’a Parents

Kawa’a was born and raised in Waiehu, Maui to his parents; his mother, Kumu Hula Luana Kawa’a, and father, Lewellyn “Lew” Kawa’a. Kamalei’s mom, Luana is a Kumu Hula, a Master Hula Instructor.

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Kamalei Kawa’a Nationality and Ethnicity

Kawa’a is Hawaiian when it comes to his ethnicity. He was born and raised in Waiehu, Maui, Hawaii.

Kamalei Kawa’a Height

Kawa’a stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 9 inches (approximately).

Kamalei Kawa’a Wife

Kawa’a is a married man and has a one-year-old daughter. Kamalei’s wife is named Cierra Kawa’a, who goes by the Instagram handle @mrskawaa. One of Kamalei’s Instagram post suggests that he proposed to Cierra during one of his performances. The duo tied the knot in February 2022.


Kamalei Kawa’a earned an associate degree in Hawaiian studies from the University of Hawaii Maui College. As for his high school education, he attended Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Maui through his formative years and graduated from Baldwin High School in 2014.

Kamalei Kawa’a The Voice | Audition

Kawa’a is a contestant in NBC’s “The Voice” season 25. He is a singer-songwriter from Maui, Hawaii, and a member of a musical group called Nā Wai `Ehā. Kawa’a began playing the ukulele at age 4  and has been playing Hawaiian music ever since. At 15, he won a falsetto singing competition.

“The Voice” season 25 premiered on February 26, 2024, at 8 pm on NBC. The coaches of the 25th season of the singing competition show are Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance The Rapper, and dynamic duo Dan + Shay.

Kawa’a sang a powerful rendition of Bob Marley and the Wailers’ “Redemption song” during the voice blind audition. Chance The Rapper and Reba turned their chair for the Maui singer-songwriter. Ultimately, Kawa’a chose Team Chance to be his coach.

The Voice Season 25 Contestants

The other contestants of “The Voice” season 25 include:

  • AJ Harvey
  • Tae Lewis
  • Dani Stacy
  • Ashley Bryant
  • Karen Waldrup
  • Josh Sanders
  • OK3
  • Madison Curbelo
  • Maddi Jane
  • Jackie Romeo
  • Gene Taylor
  • Mafe
  • Olivia Rubini
  • Zeya Rae
  • Zoe Levert

Kamalei Kawa’a Net worth

Kawa’a has an estimated net worth that ranges between $250K and $600K. He is a singer-songwriter from Hawaii. Kawa’a has released several original songs including his latest “With This Kiss,” which is available for streaming. Moreover, he is a contestant in “The Voice” season 25.


Kamalei Kawa’a’s Instagram handle is @kamaleikawaamusic, with over 5,500 followers as of February 2024.