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Aspiring Musicians’ Chance at Mentoring Under Legends
October 10th, 2011 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

Aspiring musicians will have the opportunity to be mentored by Hawaiian music legends, but first they will audition for one of 25 spots at the new UH Maui College’s Institute of Hawaiian Music (IHM).


Dennis Kamakahi, Daniel Ho, and Ledward Kaapana are among the featured artists at the monthly Slack Key Guitar Masters series at the MACC.  Photos courtesy Slack Key Masters.
Maui Slack Key Masters Concert features Grammy Award Winners
December 6th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment
 

The next edition of the Monthly Slack Key Masters concert will feature Grammy Award Winning Producers Daniel Ho and host, George Kahumoku Jr.


The MACC is pleased to present the 19th Annual Ki Ho ‘alu Slack Key Guitar Festival on June 27 with a great lineup of 15 musicians, a guitar exhibit, island crafters and lots of great food.  Photo courtesy the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.
19th Annual Ki Ho’alu Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, June 27
June 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Ki ho‘alu (loosen the key) is one of the world’s great guitar traditions.  The music is sweet and soulful, and it is said that slack key music is drawn from the heart and soul, filtering out through the fingers of each player.  On Sunday, June 27, 2010, the 19th Annual Ki Ho‘alu Hawaiian Slack Key […]


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NEW HANAIALII ALBUM SHOWCASES FRIENDS & FAMILY
August 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

Three time Grammy® Nominee and multi Nā HōkÅ« Hanohano award winner Amy Hānaiali’i released her latest project titled Amy Hānaiali’i: Friends & Family of Hawai’I today. The album features duets with 16 well known male vocalists and musicians of Hawai’i-including Palani Vaughan, Keali’i Reichel, John Cruz, Kaumaka’iwa Kanaka’ole and FIJI.  Hānaiali’i remains the highest selling […]


18TH ANNUAL KI HO‘ALU FESTIVAL
18TH ANNUAL KI HO‘ALU FESTIVAL
June 25th, 2009 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The 18th Annual Ki Ho’alu Slack Key Guitar Festival comes to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on Sunday, June 28.  The Free concert runs from 2 to 7 p.m. on the Events Lawn. Bring the lawn chairs or roll out a blanket on the lawn to enjoy an all-afternoon, all-star line-up of Hawai’i’s best […]


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MAUI’S GRAMMY NOMINEES DEPART FOR CEREMONY IN L.A.
February 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

(Posted by Wendy OSHER © 2009) Maui’s George Kahumoku, Jr. and fellow musicians featured on The Spirit of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar album depart for Los Angeles today, bound for the 51st Grammy Awards ceremony. The Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar have previously been honored with three consecutive Grammy Awards for their compilation CDs […]