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Slack Key Show

5900 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-8780
+1 808-669-3858
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Slack Key Revisitedp

Here we are one year later eager to revisit the Slack Key show. Last year we enjoyed the masters of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MuchoJourneyers
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Toronto
You must do this!

We reserved tickets for the Slack Key Show and the pre-show dinner at the Sea Horse Restaurant... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lisa P
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Arlington, Tennessee
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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hawaiian music” (61 reviews)
“jam session” (28 reviews)
“george kahumoku” (24 reviews)
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5900 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili Kai Beach Resort, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-8780
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Here we are one year later eager to revisit the Slack Key show. Last year we enjoyed the masters of the 12 string guitars, this year’s performance explores the masters of the ukulele. The show opens with George K. vocalizing traditional Hawaiian songs and playing...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved tickets for the Slack Key Show and the pre-show dinner at the Sea Horse Restaurant. Really enjoyed the dinner, the fish was excellent and the restaurant was relaxing and quiet. The performance venue is small and intimate and we are the newest Slack...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my Slack Key Show at the Napili Kai Beach Resort. I usually go to a luau but wanted to experience something different this time. The parking can be a problem so I took an Uber from the Ka'anapali Beach area which worked...More

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Slack Key Show is one of the best live music attractions we've attended. The artists are talented, personable, creative and skilled in playing their Hawaiian music. If you're new to this type of music, you'll learn about the guitars, ukuleles and music from some...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoy Hawaiian music and always make a point to try to see the Wednesday night show there. Besides George and his group of talented musicians who play ever week they generally feature a guest - this last week was Led...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This is not a luau. This is traditional Hawaiian slack key and ukulele music and singing. I have brought people that are not really that interested in music and they have not enjoyed it. I go every year for the musicians and every year they...More

Thank tenberg
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The Master's of Slack Key Guitar is the extremely rare opportunity to hear a multiple Grammy-Award winning performance! It is every Wednesday night at 7:30 pm with the box office "opening" at 6:45 but buy your tickets online beforehand because it probably will sell out....More

Thank rhammeror
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Hello fellow travellers, after attending the Slack Key Show in Kaanapali, Maui, I thought I would be giving it a very good review, however the show organizers have charged us twice for our 2 tickets, and they won't refund the double charges of approximately $115...More

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GeorgeKahumokuJr, Owner at Slack Key Show, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

-Lynda, We apologize for any inconvenience that you have experienced. It is my understanding that we determined that there was no double charge and that you purchased tickets and then CDs at the show resulting in two charges on your credit card. We are happy...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Nice, soft local music. Great guitar playing but geared for a more senior audience. We left at intermission because we we're falling asleep.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

My husband and I attended this show recently, but was not expecting such a laid back show. Until after intermission, it was a quiet acoustic guitar concert with one musician at a time. The crowd is definitely an older crowd, and we were surprised you...More

Thank Sisters_10
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jjenya
18 April 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.
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jjenya
18 April 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.
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