Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Stephen Inglis is known as a master of the native instrument, slack key guitar. He's also known as the innovator who brings something new into his style of guitar playing, creating his own sound.
Coming from one of the most beautiful islands in the world Kauai, Hawaii, Michael Mike Keale is a famous musician. He implements ukulele, one of the unique native instruments that resembles a tiny guitar. He is a great singer too.
Blayne Asing was born on the O'ahu Island and he's a songwriter and a singer. He plays the ukulele and the guitar since he was nine. Besides this, he plays a great variety of instruments and prefers country and folk.
Ikaika Brown is known as the ambassador of Ki Ho'alu. He released his first album when he was just 14 years old. He received two Na Hoku Hanohano nominations for his this album, which are considered as prestigious in Hawaii.
Besides 16 amazing guitar acts, this Hawaii Festival will include special guests who'll represent Hawaii and its rich history and past. There are numerous workshops where newcomers can educate themselves about Hawaii and try some of the outstanding Made in Hawaii products, snacks, and foods. There will be also a lot of giveaways including CDs and T-shirts with festival prints.