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Slack Key Show

5900 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-669-3858
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We have been to the show every year for four years now. Every year is different and we have seen a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vancouver, Canada
You don’t want to miss this!

What a talented group of Hawaiian musicians - guitars and ukuleles - who employs open tuning which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The Slack Key Show takes place on Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.M. With master slack-key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr. As host and Peter deAquino as 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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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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5900 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-669-3858
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to the show every year for four years now. Every year is different and we have seen a variety of guest artists, hard to pick a favourite since they are all so talented. We look forward to Wainani’s hula performance and George...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a talented group of Hawaiian musicians - guitars and ukuleles - who employs open tuning which gave us a fascinatingly enjoyable evening. Not to be missed.

Thank Aline D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Slack Key show was very enjoyable! Such Incredibly talented musicians. Guest Master Kawika Kahiapo - as well as George Kahumoku, Peter deAquino, Sterling Seaton, Max, Wainani Kealoha. Such Beautiful island music & elegant hula dancing. We arrived early and got to participate in the...More

Thank SeattleBoraBora
Reviewed September 12, 2017

George Kahumoku, Jr. is an acknowledged master of the Hawaiian "slack key" style of guitar, and organizes this weekly show at which he usually performs (unless he's on tour) along with other top-drawer musicians. As an unadvertised bonus, there is usually a hula dancer to...More

3  Thank Charles C
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Arrived early to get good seats... ended up getting a free "on the spot" ukulele lesson - very fun!!

2  Thank jodihumble
Reviewed July 20, 2017

DH and I had the privilege of attending the Slack Key Show last night (July 19). It featured Jeff Peterson. Nevertheless, all of the performers were wonderful...we especially appreciated Peter DeAquino's mad skills on the ukulele! This is definitely a show worth seeing, it is...More

2  Thank Apassionfortravel11
Reviewed July 14, 2017

George Kahumoku, Jr. and his friends (we saw Peter de Aquino, Sterling Seaton, and Max Angel, along with hula from Wainani Kealoha) present this great slack key guitar and ukulele tour de force, and jam with total aloha. Before the show, young Max Angel had...More

Thank Stan_from_San_Jose
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Saw Slack Key Show with my wife with Bobby Ignano, George Kahumoku Jr and Peter deAquino. Musicians were great. Music was great, especially blues music. Small crowd at Napili Kai, which was 1 hour drive from Wailea where we were staying. I felt we had...More

Thank Sunfamily123
Reviewed July 9, 2017

My wife and I went to the Slack Key Show at the Naplili Kai Beach Resort in June 2017. On the night that we attended, we got to see 4 time Grammy Award winner George Kahumkoku, Jr. You will enjoy this 2 hour performance by...More

Thank swb0101
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We were unfamiliar with any of the artists who were scheduled to perform, but now we are big fans! Such lovely music, vocal and instrumental, and the hula performances were an unexpected bonus. We purchased one CD during intermission, and will be on the lookout...More

1  Thank Kerry D
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April 17, 2017|
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Response from WorldTravelers1218 | Reviewed this property |
We called ahead to reserve a seat. Tickets were available at the door. We went early after dinner & sat on the front row. This was a fantastic night. Don't miss it, whatever you have to do. Just go. Incredible show.
April 17, 2017|
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Response from JoAnn V | Reviewed this property |
I called the show and paid for the tickets over the phone. I think you can purchase online and you can also buy them just before the show. It was not full.