Kimie Miner, award winning singer and songwriter released her new album "Proud As The Sun" earning her six Na Hoku Hanohano nominations and three Island Music award nominations.

Miner said she's "excited" about her new label, Haku Productions and "jumping back into the industry in such a big way" especially with new baby girl. Adding on the challenges of now getting two people ready but jokes around saying, "that's why God made them so cute".

While she's appreciative of all nominations, shes most excited about Female Vocalist and Contemporary Album. She shares her experience of being on tour and finding out about her pregnancy, how it got her to "get so creative" spreading the message of empowerment and strength for her daughter as well as herself.

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