History Explorer: Discovering Slack Key Guitar History with Dennis Kamakahi

May 10, 2013

What do British cattle and Mexican cowboys have to do with the history of Hawaiian folk music? A lot, as it turns out. Slack Key guitar master Reverend Dennis Kamakahi explains in this episode of History Explorer. The episode features songs Rev. Kamakahi played during a ceremony in which he donated one of his guitars to the museum.

Music Credit: No Money No Honey All We Got Is Us (The Underscore Orkestra) / CC BY-NC-SA 3.0