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Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert

August 4th, 2019 at 3:00 pm5:00 pm

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until August 31st, 2019

| $10 – $25

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Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history.

There are so many songs and stories that we have over twenty different themes for the concerts which incorporate different songs and stories. Themes include: Tour of the Islands, Hanalei Slack Key, For the Birds, Honoring Raymond Kane, Whales Homecoming, Sea Turtle Serenade, Honoring Keli’i Mawae of Molokai, ‘Ohana Slack Key, Aloha Music of Hawaii, Hawaii’s Sunset Music, Heart of Slack Key, Spirit of Slack Key, Hawaii’s Cowboy Music, Kauai Slack Key, Poina ‘Ole – Never to be Forgotten, Legends of Slack Key, Ahupua’a – Mountain to Sea, Sweet Hawaii Dreams, Gift of the Ancestors, and Island of Peace

#1 BEST LIVE SHOW – 2019 Hawaii Magazine Reader’s Choice. Traditional slack key music embraces you with Aloha creating an oasis of peace and deep relaxation… Perfect for your Kauai experience.

2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.
Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Gift Drawing.
Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.

This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’! Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele. Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.

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Proceeds support the Hale Halawai ‘Ohana ‘o Hanalei (House for the Gathering of the Families of Hanalei) and this program.


The Hanalei community center is easy to find. In Hanalei, just a block past the shopping center, turn towards the mountains at Malolo Rd. A small Hanalei Community Center sign is on the edge of Waioli Park soccer fields. Go twenty yards & turn left into the gravel parking area. The concert is in the brown building – Pohai Aloha (Circle of Aloha).

Tickets and more information:

or call (808) 826-1469.

Accessible and Family Friendy:

This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area and lanai for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Endangered birds such as the Hawaiian stilt, Hawaiian coot, Hawaiian duck, Kolea (golden plover), and nene (Hawaiian goose), Pueo (Hawaiian owl) make their homes here.

Event Location:

Hanalei Community Center

Malolo Rd.
Hanalei, HI 96714 United States