The New York Times
dubs Masters of Hawaiian Music "virtuosic keepers of a cultural flame." Three master slack key artists share Hawaii's unique folk styles with origins in early 19th century Hawaiian paniolo (cowboy) culture. This time, four-time Grammy-winning slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. returns with multiple Song of the Year and Male Vocalist Hoku winner, Nathan Aweau, and six-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner David "Kawika" Kahiapo.
George Kahumoku Jr.—slack key guitar, vocals
Nathan Aweau—slack key guitar, vocals
David "Kawika" Kahiapo—slack key guitar
George Kahumoku Jr. is known as "Hawaii's Renaissance Man." Since 2003, Kahumoku has been the host of the live Slack Key Show: Masters of Hawaiian Music, guests of which have been featured on his compilation recordings.
A four-time Hoku Award winner, Nathan Aweau has accompanied performers such as Gabe Baltazar, Henry Kapono, Loyal Garner and Nohelani Cypriano, along with a 16-year stint with the legendary Don Ho.
Winner of the 2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Slack Key Artist of the year, Kawika Kahiapo
has contributed to over 108 recording projects and has collaborated or performed with artists such as Jack Johnson, Kaukahi, Palani Vaughan, Melveen Leed, Brother Noland and many more.
Friday, March 8
Members and J-Pass Holders: please use promo code OFJCC for your discount
Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
$25 General Admission | $35 VIP Seating—includes premium seating and a reception following the concert
Contact: Massimo Chisessi | (408) 288-1557 | [email protected]