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January 29, 1999 | DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
What in the world is Kiho'alu? It's the Hawaiian name for slack key guitar. If you don't know any more now than you did before, rest assured that Hawaiians are very clear about what slack key guitar is, since it has been an essential element in the music of the islands for more than a century. Even more knowledgeable are slack key masters Cyril Pahinui, Dennis Kamakahi and George Kahumoku Jr.
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April 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Visitors to Honolulu will be able to mingle with the locals while learning more about Hawaiian culture at the Grow Hawaiian Festival on April 20. The event, the sixth-annual, will be at the Bishop Museum , 1525 Bernice St. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Great Lawn of the museum will play host to a variety of artisans and vendors. Craftspeople will demonstrate a variety of skills. Hawaiian cuisine will be available at various stalls. Musicians and hula dancers will entertain.
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April 5, 2013 | By Jay Jones
Visitors to Honolulu will be able to mingle with the locals while learning more about Hawaiian culture at the Grow Hawaiian Festival on April 20. The event, the sixth-annual, will be at the Bishop Museum , 1525 Bernice St. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Great Lawn of the museum will play host to a variety of artisans and vendors. Craftspeople will demonstrate a variety of skills. Hawaiian cuisine will be available at various stalls. Musicians and hula dancers will entertain.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 29, 1999 | DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
What in the world is Kiho'alu? It's the Hawaiian name for slack key guitar. If you don't know any more now than you did before, rest assured that Hawaiians are very clear about what slack key guitar is, since it has been an essential element in the music of the islands for more than a century. Even more knowledgeable are slack key masters Cyril Pahinui, Dennis Kamakahi and George Kahumoku Jr.
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April 22, 2012 | By George Fuller, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Hawaii loves to celebrate. There are festivals celebrating avocados, mangoes, coffee, craft brew, Chinese New Year, falsetto singing, taro, paniolo (Hawaiian cowboys), slack-key guitar playing and just about everything else you can hear, see or taste in the archipelago that Capt. James Cook called the Sandwich Islands. Come to think of it, the only one missing is a Sandwich Isles Sandwich Festival. Here is a look at some of the festivals you can attend in the islands throughout the year: Mele Mei Festival, Oahu.
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