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Address: 5900 Lower Honoapiilani Road, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Lahaina, Maui, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-669-3858
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Description: The Slack Key Show takes place on Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7:30...
The Slack Key Show takes place on Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7:30 p.M. With master slack-key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. As host. Da Ukulele Boyz co-host. Each week we feature renowned slack-key guitarists and other Hawaiian musicians (sometimes ukulele, falsetto, or steel guitarists) to share traditional Hawaiian Music with you. Mahalo and hope we will see you at the show!
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Moving beyond the music, stories that will stay with you!

This is my number one experience in Kauai, both this visit and last. The slack key concert presented by Doug & Sandy McMaster is nothing short of life-changing. Their stories of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Anaundda E
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San Luis Obispo, California
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San Luis Obispo, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is my number one experience in Kauai, both this visit and last. The slack key concert presented by Doug & Sandy McMaster is nothing short of life-changing. Their stories of how the music was created and saved from being "lost" give the novice a real appreciation of the music that is being played, live, by two warm, endearing souls.... More 

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Monmouth, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Make sure you attend one of the slack key shows at the Napili Kai Resort. The musicians are truly extraordinary, and it is easy to see the enjoying playing the music. Skip the luaus with mediocre food and spend 90 minutes listening to authentic Hawaiian music. Hula dancers accompany a couple of the songs, but mostly the performance is music.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Our first slack key guitar experience, but not our last. Truly talented guitar, ukulele, singing and hula performances. It was nice to experience something so Hawaiian in a beautiful setting so different from many of the attractions on Maui. The performers included many stories as a prelude to their music which was fun and engaging. Couldn't believe someone could play... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The slack key show at Napili Kai beach resort is every Wednesday & Thursday at 7:30pm. We found this show by chance and it turned out to be one of the best Hawaiian experiences thus far. The musicians were fun, engaging and entertaining. Their story telling brought the music to life and made the show feel more intimate. I recommend... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This was our first experience with slack key guitar. With multiple choices of entertainment to include luaus, we truly made the right choice. The price was moderate for a 2-3 hour muscial performance that was absolutely amazing!!! The music was striking and beautiful, and was interspersed with stories of upbringing, culture and giving back. We will most definintely come back... More 

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Napili-Honokowai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The music is truly Hawaiian and I loved every minute. Slack key, ukulele and the singing in Hawaiian is so authentic. It is a must see

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife and I saw an excellent show February 4, headlined by Uncle George and with Da Ukulele Boys and special guest Jeff Petersen. George is just a treat to talk to and his traditional slack key is soothing to the soul. Da Ukulele boys are a more upbeat fun section of the program, and the special guest Jeff Petersen... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If you love Maui and the Hawaiian People this is a concert that you must attend. Traditional Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar with the best Artists in the World. Friendly, down-home, you just cant ask for a better evening with these folks! Every year we go to Maui we make this concert a priority. Its that good.

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Modesto, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This show is such an enjoyable experience!!! All of the musicians are so warm & hospitable, not to mention over the top talented!!! We come to Maui annually and always make certain we catch atleast one of these shows, if not 2-3! They're that great!!! Be sure to pay in advance, since there is a bit of a savings $$... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We attended the Jan. 28, 2015 performance. This is Hawaiian entertainment at its best in a sweet setting at Napili Kai, Maui. The “pre-show” sound check by Sterling Seaton set the stage for the first set consisting of Uncle George’s opening chant, traditional Hawaiian music including a hula number by his wife, Nancy, and more hula with Wainani Kealoha. Next... More 

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