Edwin Mahiʻai (Mahi) Copp Beamer was born on December 5, 1928 and died on July 14, 2017.
He was a tenor falsetto singer, composer and hula dancer of Hawaiian ancestry.
Mahi Beamer was born in Honolulu in the Territory of Hawaii and is the grandson of Helen Desha Beamer.
Mahi Beamer’s father, Milton Hoʻolulu Desha Beamer Sr. was her son. Mahi’s mother was Mildred Kaaloehukaiopuaena Copp Beamer.
During 2006, he was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame.
Mahi was named a “Living Treasure of Hawaii” in 2008 by the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii, which has been recognizing Hawaii’s treasures since 1976.
Mahi Beamer passed away at 88 years old.