Talk Story: Kahanu Tsukiyama

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    Kahanu Tsukiyama

Musician Kahanu Tsukiyama was born on Oahu and moved to Kauai at the age 18 when offered a job at Wailua River on the Fern Grotto boat tour nearly 42 years ago. The Wailua resident is now 60 years young and still performing traditional Hawaiian music with the same classical guitar he started with on the river boat, for hotels, bars and other island venues.