Slack Key Guitar Festival arrives on Kaua‘i tomorrow

The 16th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival concludes its statewide tour tomorrow on Kaua‘i. It began in June on Maui.

This free event is from noon to 6 p.m. at Hilton Kaua‘i Beach Resort. Featured artists include: John Cruz,    Brother Noland, Makana, Dennis Kamakahi, Michael Kaawa, LT Smooth, Walter Keale, David Kahiapo, Stephen Inglis, Paul Togioka, Donald Kaulia, George Kuo, Danny Carvalho and Cindy Combs.

The festival has been a popular event for the residents of Kaua‘i as well as hundreds of visitors each year. For more information on the festival contact the Hilton Kaua‘i Beach Resort at 245-1955 or the Ki-ho’alu Foundation at (808) 226-2697.

The Ki-ho’alu Foundation is a non-profit organization with the sole purpose of preserving and perpetuating the indigenous art form of Ki-ho’alu (slack key guitar), with roots that extend back to 1830 on the island of Hawai‘i.

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