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Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Honoring Raymond Kane

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July 16, 2019:
Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Concert – Honoring Raymond Kane.
Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar & ukulele concert featuring songs & stories telling its history.  
Gift Drawing.  Family Friendly.  Tickets $25 ($20  Ages 13-19 & 50+;  $10 Ages 6-12).  Audience rating 20+ yrs is 99.3% “Excellent, Highlight of our trip!”.
This concert will ‘Tune your world to Aloha’!  Award winning concert artists Doug & Sandy McMaster have 11 CDs to perpetuate the knowledge and experience of the endangered artform of traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and ukulele.  Guided by the kupuna (elders), they have dedicated their lives to continuing the family tradition of slack key music.
#1 BEST LIVE SHOW – 2019 Hawaii Magazine Readers’ Choice.
2018 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Audience Comments
“Awesome music & talent!” – Kathy
“Soothing to the soul and spirit.” – David & Dianne
“To really feel Hawaii, you must hear slack key. It embodies Aloha!” – Bill
“Great intimate setting… like being in the artists living room with friends.” – Sally
“Touched my heart and filled me with Aloha.” – John
The Princeville community center is easy to find at 4334 Emmalani Drive in Princeville, Kauai.  Turning into Princeville community, take the roundabout around and turn right on Emmalani Drive.  The center is the first on your right and is located  right next to Prince Albert Park.  The concert is held in the Aloha Room.
Tickets and information at www.McMasterSlackKey.com or call (808) 826-1469
Accessible and Family Friendly Facility: This facility is accessible to all ages and abilities and is family friendly with nice grassy area, playground, and park for parents to take restless children during the concert and intermission. Birds in the trees around the center contribute to sweet slack key serenade and tradewinds flow through the windows and doors around the center.

King Kamehameha Celebration – Lei Draping

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June 07, 2019:
King Kamehameha Celebration – Lei Draping.
“E Kuupau a Kani Lea Na Mele Kupuna Play Without Restraint Until The Songs of Our Ancestors Resound Joyously” Celebrating the traditions of Hawaiian marching bands In 1939 the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission (KKCC) was formed. Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statute §8-5, “The commission shall have charge of all arrangements for the celebration each year generally observed throughout Hawaii nei on June 11, to commemorate the memory of the great Polynesian Hawaiian warrior and statesman King Kamehameha I, who united the Hawaiian Islands into the Kingdom of Hawaii…” The month long celebration will provide an authentic experience for all participants in the areas of Hawaiian culture and protocols, hula and music, visual arts, food, and most importantly, the history of Hawaii. The impact that Kamehameha has on Hawaii’s history cannot be understated. This year’s 103rd celebration will highlight and honor his profound legacy.

Twilight Summer Concert Series Featuring the Army Music 25th Infantry Division Band

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June 06, 2019:
Twilight Summer Concert Series Featuring the Army Music 25th Infantry Division Band.
This year’s Twilight Summer Concert Series is here! The first concert will be on Thursday, June 6, featuring Army Music 25th Infantry Division Band. Enjoy a free admission between 4:30 – 7 p.m. The Twilight Summer Concert Series at the Foster Botanical Garden is a perfect way to enjoy Hawaii’s ideal summer climate, lush tropical beauty, and fun Honolulu entertainment – all for free! 

A special Easter Sunrise Service with Hilo Coast United Church of Christ (UCC)

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Sunday, April 21:
A special Easter Sunrise Service with Hilo Coast United Church of Christ (UCC)
will take place at Botanical World Adventures’ Kame`e Falls on Easter Sunday, April 21st, from 6:00 – 6:45 a.m. All are welcome to the service.

Princeville Night Market

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Sunday, April 14: 
Princeville Night Market.
  Discover over 40 local artisans and enjoy live music from several different bands. Princeville Shopping Center, 5-4280 Kuhio Hwy., Princeville. 4 to 8 p.m.  Free admission. For information call (808) 635-2572. 

Laupahoehoe Music Festival

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Saturday, April 13: 
Laupahoehoe Music Festival.
The 2019 Laupahoehoe Music Festival will feature performances by LCPCS Ensemble, Ukulele, Rap Bands, Kanaka Tree, Brown Boyz. Hoku Pa`a with Darlene Ahuna, Blended Rootz featuring Lopaka Rootz, and Priscilla Momah.  There will be many other fun things to do during the event. Free poi pounding, free lei making and a free bounce house. Carnival-style games, face painting, and a photo booth will be available for a small fee. Vendors with crafts, clothing, and jewelry will be on site. Presale tickets $15, ages 10 & under free.  Tickets at the gate are $20.  Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park, 36-1043 Laupahoehoe Point Rd., Laupahoehoe.  9:30 a.m. to pau (rain or shine). For tickets and information visit www.laupahoehoemusicfestival.org.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

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Saturday Evenings:
Slack Key Guitar Concerts. 
Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts. August 5 – Gifts of the Ancestors; August 12 – For the Birds; August 19 – Poina `Ole – Never to be Forgotten; August 26 – Aloha Music of Hawai`i.  Free gift drawing.  Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar ad ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.  Proceeds support Princeville at Hanalei Community Association and this program.  Princeville Community Center, 4334 Emmalani Dr., Princeville.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.

Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music!”

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Friday – Sunday, July 21 – 23:
Sesame Street Live “Elmo Makes Music!” 
When the new music teacher’s instruments go missing, Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, and more come to the rescue and discover instruments they never knew existed. Children learn that everyone can make and enjoy beautiful music together.  Tickets: $15, $22, $35, $50/Gold Circle, $75/Sunny Seats (plus applicable fees).  Note: Sunny Seats are not available for purchase online. Sunny Seat ticket holders receive access to a meet & greet with the cast one hour prior to show time.  Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Castle Theater, One Cameron Way, Kahului. Show times are Friday 6:30 p.m., Saturday 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5:30 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.  For tickets and information call (808) 242-7469 or visit http://www.mauiarts.org/.

Annual Makawao Paniolo Parade

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Saturday, July 1: 
Annual Makawao Paniolo Parade.
  Enjoy this colorful Hawaiian style small town Wild West parade in Makawao, along Makawao and Baldwin Avenues. Road closures for the parade generally begin at 8:30 a.m., so plan accordingly.  8:45 a.m. – Stick Horse Race (everyone is welcome to participate); 9 to 11 a.m. – Parade. There will be no parking in town. Arrive early to park at Eddie Tam Community Center or at the Oskie Rice Arena, in Olinda, which has free shuttle service from 7 to 9 a.m., and back from the parade starting at 11:30 a.m.  For information call (808) 283-2741.

Slack Key Guitar Concerts

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Wednesday Evenings: 
Slack Key Guitar Concerts.
  Traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar and `ukulele concerts.  May 3 – Sea Turtle Serenade; May 10 – Hawai`i’s Sunset Music; May 17 – Kaua`i Style Slack Key; May 24 – Island of Peace; May 31 – In the Real Old Style. Award winning traditional Hawaiian slack key guitar ad ukulele concerts featuring songs and stories telling its history.  Tickets $25 general admission, $20 Ages 13-19 & over 50, keiki under 5 free.   A portion of the proceeds support All Saints’ Pipe Organ Restoration Project.  Free gift drawing.  All Saints’ Sanctuary, 4-1065 Kuhio Hwy., Kapa`a.  6 to 8 p.m.  For information and reservations call (808) 826-1469 or visit http://www.mcmasterslackkey.com/.