Bishop Museum Features Ki ho’alu (Slack Key Guitar) with Cyril Pahinui

October 14, 2009

Bishop Museum is pleased to announce that Ki ho’alu Master, Cyril Pahinui will be the featured instructor of an on-going class in slack key guitar. Public educational programs incorporating the expertise of one of Hawai’i’s preeminent cultural practitioners, and artists is in keeping with the Bishop Museum’s mission of sharing and preserving the cultural history of Hawai’i.
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Slack Key Guitar Virtuoso

September 12, 2006

If you haven’t heard him yet, please check out Jeff Peterson, an incredible slack key guitar player in Hawaii. Jeff’s guitar facility ranges from jazz to classical, but his slack key sensibility is simply astounding. And on top of that, he’s a really nice guy. Jeff just released a new album called “The Artistry of Jeff Peterson.” Check him out at