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Waikiki Slack Key Guitar Music Festival

Oahu visitors who love music, especially those staying in Waikiki, are in for a special treat on Saturday, August 10. The Waikiki Aquarium is hosting the 37th Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival. For a modest $5 donation to the aquarium, guests can enjoy the outdoor performances of more than a dozen of Hawaii’s most […]

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Busy New Year for Kauai entertainment

Kauai visitors have a host of Kauai entertainment options to choose from throughout January to begin the New Year. The Garden Isle outside of resort hot-spots like Poipu and Princeville can be considered, generally and accurately, as quiet and pastoral. Its lush vegetation and pristine beaches are what come to mind when describing Kauai, not […]

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Where Hawaiian Music Came From

You’ve certainly heard Hawaiian music, but most of the world has no idea how it originated and evolved. Most of the world also would not be surprised to learn that the earliest known music of Hawaii was the hula. It was comprised of a chant (called a mele) accompanied by an ipu (a gourd) and […]

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