Ku'uipo Kumukahi is a true artist of Hawaiian music. From her family comes deeply rooted traditions, knowledge, and values, which she presents with the voice that has made her known throughout the State of Hawai'i, the continental United States and abroad. Ku'uipo is "The Sweetheart of Hawaiian music."

Ku'uipo has premiered in notable concerts and special events across the state, the nation and abroad. Ku'uipo has appeared in special performances such as: the Aloha Festivals; the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival; the Mokihana Festival and the Waiki'i Music Festival. Other prestigious concerts include the Na Wahine O Hawai'i Concert featuring select female artists, the Bank of Hawai'i Ki Ho'alu (slack key) Concert featuring select slack key players, the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Concert, and the Honolulu Festival.

Ku'uipo regularly appears on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel and on Fridays at Duke's at the Outrigger Hotel Waikiki On The Beach

Ku'uipo's first effort as a musical artist earned her a single nomination in the annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (the "Grammy's" of Hawaiian music) and named her the most promising new artist. Her solo premiere recording gave her 9 nominations and an astounding five awards which included the Female Vocalist of the Year and Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year. Her second album, after a four-year rest, earned her 3 nominations and an award for the excellence use of the Hawaiian language in a musical composition. In 1999, the Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts nominated Ku'uipo as Female Vocalist of the Year. That year, Ku'uipo obtained the Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year by the Hawaii Music Awards.

Ku'uipo is a self-taught musician influenced by family songs, Hawaiian singers and her parents. She learned to play the 'ukulele at a young age and through encouragement learned to play the guitar and bass. Formal music training occurred later when she privately studied voice lessons. Her musical education also continued in college.

Aside from performing Hawaiian music, Ku'uipo managed the Diamond Head Center for the Association for Retarded Citizens of Hawai'i in 1994, where she worked with persons with mental illness and mental retardation. In 1995, Ku'uipo decided to pursue her college degree. She completed her necessary classes with a focus in music, Hawaiian language, and education. Ku'uipo received her Associates of Arts degree from Kapi'olani Community College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Chaminade University. She intends to continue her studies in pursuit of a Master's Degree.

Besides being a student and performer of Hawaiian music, Ku'uipo also conducts lectures for administrators of the Department of Education on topics such as "the values of a Hawaiian family." She has also guest lectured for the Kamehameha Schools' post-high scholarship recipients focusing on the value of Ho'omakaukau (to be prepared).

As an entrepreneur, Ku'uipo, along with two business partners, created a new Hawaiian Heritage and Culture learning center. In addition, she has created her own recording label and production and performance company. Ku'uipo Kumukahi's mission is to produce, preserve, perpetuate and promote quality in Hawaiian music as well as the music of Hawai'i and its performance, which includes the use of Hawaiian language, and the use of artistry, mannerism and values that are unique to Hawaiian music and hula.