3-Day Lana‘i Slack Key Guitar Festival

The third annual Lana’i Slack Key Guitar Festival will take place on Lana’i from Friday to Sunday. Guests will be treated to complimentary performances by Palani Vaughan, Dennis Kamakahi, Sonny Lim, Kevin and Ikaika Brown, John Keawe, Damon Parillo, Benny Uyetake and others. For more information, visit For the special Lana’i Slack Key Guitar Festival Package, contact Four Seasons Lana’i at (800) 321-4666.


5 to 7:30 p.m.

* “Slack Key Under the Stars” concert at The Lodge at Koele

7 to 9 p.m.

* Slack Key Jam at The Great Hall at The Lodge


9 to 11 a.m.

* “Slack Key Java Jam” with Kevin and Ikaika Brown at Coffee Works

* “Slack Key Juice Jam” with Benny Uyetake at Anuenue Juice Bar & Cafe

11 a.m. to noon

* Slack key with Benny Uyetake at Mike Carroll Gallery

* Damon Parillo at Mimi’s Place

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

* “Slack Key Guitar Lunch” with Sonny Lim at Cafe 565

1 to 2 p.m.

* Slack key with Damon Parillo at The Local Gentry

* Slack key workshop with John Keawe in the music room at The Lodge

2 to 3 p.m.

* Nose flute workshop with Calvin Hoe on the front porch lanai at The Lodge

3 to 4 p.m.

* Ukulele workshop with Benny Uyetake in The Lodge Great Room

* Keola Beamer Hawaiian Talk Story Power Point “Malama Ko Aloha” in The Lodge music room


10 a.m. to noon

* “Slack Key Java Jam” with Damon Parillo at Coffee Works

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

* Sunday Brunch Jam with Sonny Lim and Benny Uyetake at The Lodge

7 to 9 p.m.

* Sunday dinner with Sonny Lim at The Lodge

Subject to change