Kahilu Theatre presents the 16th annual Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival

  • The Kahilu Theatre in Waimea is hosting the 16th annual Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival this weekend. (Kahilu Theatre/Courtesy Photo)

Kahilu Theatre is honored to be hosting the 16th Annual Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar Festival from Thursday through Saturday.

This music event will include Jake Shimabukuro, Jeff Peterson, Sonny Lim, Led Kaapana, Nathan Awaeau, Mike Kaawa, and Brittni Paiva. Over the course of three days, there will be workshop classes offered in addition to the evening of concerts. Prior to the festival, these musicians will also participate in Kahilu’s Education Outreach Program where they will perform together in local schools across the Big Island to give back to the community and inspire the next generation of ukulele and ki ho malu performers.

Tickets are $10 with an instrument and $20 without. Ticket prices for Ho’olaule’a and Hana Hou concerts on Friday and Saturday are $65/$45/$25. All tickets can be purchased at kahilutheatre.org, by calling 885-6868 or at the Kahilu Theatre Box Office.

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