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Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu Hawaiian Slack Key Festival
Performer and Grammy-nominated producer, Milton Lau, founded this festival in 1982 in memory of the legendary slack key artist, Gabby "Pops" Pahinui, with whom he had participated in many kanikapila (informal jam sessions) in the latter's backyard in Waiamanalo. For more videos search our Voyager catalog following the instructions below.
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Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '91: Hawaiian Slack Key Festival (AKA "Kī hōʻalu : the artistry of Hawaiian slack key guitar") by
Publication Date: 1991
Traces the history of the Hawaiian "slack key" style of guitar playing and the people who made it famous including the late Gabby Pahinui. Features excerpts from the Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival held Aug. 18 at McCoy Pavillion, Ala Moana Park, featuring some of the best contemporary players: Raymond Kane, Peter Moon, and Ozzie Kotani. Includes interviews with Raymond Kane, Peter Moon, Leland "Atta" Isaacs, and ethnomusicologist Elizabeth Tatar.
Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '92: Hawaiian Slack key Guitar Festival by
Publication Date: 1992
Features the 10th anniversary Hawaiian slack key guitar festival held at Waimanalo Beach Park. Musical performances by slack key musicians and interviews with some of the performers are also featured. Hosts, Robert Kekaula, Keaumiki Akui, and Kimo Kahoano; appearances by Haunani Apoliona, Ho'okena, Bla Pahinui, Cyril Pahinui, Ledward Ka'apana, Gary Haleamau, George Kuo with Barney Isaacs and Friends, Raymond Kane and Friends, Ozzie Kotani, Sonny Chillingworth and Friends, and Matthew Swalinkavich.
Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '94: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival by
Publication Date: 1994
Highlights of the 12th Annual Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key Guitar Festival, held at McCoy Pavillion, Honolulu. Hosts, Paula Akana, Robert Kekaula; appearances by John Keawe, Gary Haleamau, Brother Noland, Cyril Pahinui, Raymond Kane, George Kuo and Barney Isaacs, the Pahinui Brothers, Keola Beamer, Ledward Kaapana, Hapa, Kuuipo Kumukahi and Haunani.
Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '95: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival. by
Publication Date: 1995
Highlights of the 13th annual Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key Guitar Festival, held at McCoy Pavillion, Honolulu. During one of Many Boyd's "Backyard slack key" segments, Ledward Kaapana and Lehua Nash show us how to tune a slack key guitar.
Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '96 : Hawaiian slack key guitar festival. by
Publication Date: 1996
Celebrates the 14th annual Slack Key Guitar Festival (Kī hōʻalu '96). Performers include renaissance masters and some very young newcomers who gathered at the McCoy Pavilion to present this uniquely Hawaiian art form. Video shows glimpses of the 1983, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995, and 1996 festivals. Presents some historical information on this music and gives an 800 telephone number and e-mail address for those seeking further information. Hosts, Paula Akana, Manu Boyd ; guests, Keaumiki Akui, Mathew Swalinkavich, Ikaika Brown, Pekelo, Brother Noland, Dennis Kamakahi, Martin Pahinui, Native Hawaiian Band, Cyril Pahinui, Raymond Kane, Michael Lowe, Wilson Kanakaole, John Keawe, George Kuo, Al Kaʻai.
Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu '98: Hawaiian Slack Key Festival. by
Publication Date: 1998
This 16th annual Bankoh Kī Hōʻalu Hawaiian Slack Key Festival is a celebration of slack key music in Hawaiʻi. Living legends and dynamic newcomers come together to share their music in tribute to the great masters of slack key. Includes a segment on the introduction of the guitar to Hawaiʻi and how the Hawaiians retuned it to create their own unique sound and style. Looks at various types of instuments, from old to the new. Interviews with Ozzie Kotani and Cyril Pahinui.
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