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Legends of Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert
Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history.
#1 BEST LIVE SHOW – 2014 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. 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Gift Drawing. Family Friendly Tickets $25 ($20 Ages 13-19 & 50+; $10 Ages 6-12). Audience rating 17+ 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 10 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.
2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
“Awesome music & talent!” – Kathy
“Soothing to the soul and spirit.” – David & Dianne
“To really feel Hawaii, you must hear slack key. It embodies Aloha!” – Bill
“Great intimate setting… like being in the artists living room with friends.” – Sally
“Touched my heart and filled me with Aloha.” – John
To help perpetuate and preserve the family music tradition of Hawaiian slack key, visit the 501c3 nonprofit, Slack Key Music Center. Know a budding slack key musician of any age? Visit www.SlackKeyMusicCenter.org to learn about the Student Artist Development program.
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.
This facility 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 .