26th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival: August 13-16: Queen Kapiolani Park - Honolulu, Oahu

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Slack key guitar originated in Hawaii in the 19th century with Hawaiian paniolo (cowboys), and is continuing to gain popularity today. Slack key collection albums have won Grammy awards in the Best Hawaiian Music category for the last three years.

The Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, founded in 1982, celebrates the cultural importance and preserves this unique acoustic guitar art form. The festival features performances by well-known slack key musicians and Grammy winners including Ledward Ka’apana, Cyril Pahinui and Keoki Kahumoku. Visit www.slackkeyfestival.com.

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