Master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in Pacific Heartbeat 100 – Waimea ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar), jams with some of the best musicians in Hawai‘i in these intimate backyard performances. Cyril is the son of Gabby “Pop” Pahinui, who is considered the “Godfather” of Hawaiian slack key guitar and whose music was featured prominently in the Academy Award winning film, The Descendants.
Hau‘oli Makahiki Hou!
Aloha and Hauol’i Makahiki Hou to all our friends and fans. We hope you have a wonderful 2013.
Here is the schedule for the Bishop Museum Slack Key Classes for the Year. Everyone is welcome. If you want to join us just show up at 4:30 or 6:00pm ready to kanikapila. Discount if you attend both.
Bishop Museum Classes 2013
- January 14
- February 18
- March 18
- April 15
- May 20
- June 17
- July 15
- August 10 GPWK (HMHoP Students perform)
- August 19
- September 16
- October 14
- November 18
- December 16
Who Loves You digital download by Cyril Pahinui and Diana Aki now available in our store!
Pahinui School of Hawaiian Music
Educational Programs and Workshops
In 2007, we expanded our instructional programs to establish Halau Mele Hawai‘i O Pahinui (Pahinui School of Hawaiian Music).
The program features group and private instruction in Kiho‘alu or slack key guitar, steel guitar, ukulele, song selection and composition, and the making and playing of ancient Hawaiian instruments.