This subcollection contains the production materials and raw footage for the documentary Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key: The Hawaiian Way. Kī hōʻalu (slack key) is the Hawaiian way of making music. Performers and composers reveal how this unique style of playing conveys something essential about the Hawaiian spirit and the family tradition. This film premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
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