Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival "Kauai Style" (27th Annual)
The Festival will feature some of Hawaii's top artists and musicians performing in the Ki-hoalu (Slack Key Guitar) genre. Over a period of 6 hours 15 artists will showcase a variety of slack key guitar stylings that offers the listener a glimpse into the simplicity and beauty of the art form. First developed on the Island of Hawaii in 1830, this indigenous guitar art form which celebrates its 189 birthday is slowly but surely becoming aware to audiences around the world. In addition to the music, island crafters will be showcasing their beautiful crafts while the hotel offers a variety of food and snacks for everyone for to purchase. Join us for a glimpse into musical culture of Hawaii and the guitar stylings of many talented artists from Hawaii.