Multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Mark Yamanaka

Multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Mark Yamanaka

By JON WOODHOUSE (jonwoodh@gmail.com) , For The Maui News Multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Mark Yamanaka returns to George Kahumoku Jr.’s Masters of Hawaiian Music series at the Napili Kai Beach Resort on Wednesday evening. Blessed with an exquisite falsetto...
Three masters to perform at May 25 Slack Key Show

Three masters to perform at May 25 Slack Key Show

NAPILI – Maui will enjoy a special event at George Kahumoku Jr.’s weekly “Slack Key Show-Masters of Hawaiian Music” on Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Napili Kai Beach Resort. The show will be a preview of their upcoming Hymns of Hawaii Tour...
NY Times “Virtuosic Keepers of a Cultural Flame”

NY Times “Virtuosic Keepers of a Cultural Flame”

‘Masters of Hawaiian Music’ Play at SubCulture By NATE CHINENOCT. 16, 2014 During a handful of small, transcendent moments in “Masters of Hawaiian Music,” at SubCulture on Wednesday night, the line between craftsmanship and showmanship blurred to the point of...

Slack Key Harmony – by Rick Chatenever The Maui News

Slack key harmony Making the Scene June 28, 2012 – Rick Chatenever It’s all about the tuning, the musicians kept explaining to the crowd at the 21st annual Ki Ho’alu Guitar Festival Sunday at the MACC. Turns out, it was about more than that. We...