February 15, 2013, 7:30 PM
Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave, Kirkland, WA
The NY Times calls him “A dynamic force within the style” of slack key. Makana plays beautiful Hawaiian music as your mind drifts off to thoughts of the tropical paradise. Makana is recognized as one of the top guitarists in the US and the youngest authority on his art form by Guitar Player Magazine 2008. National Geography Society also says that Makana is “Charting a new sonic frontier with deep ties to tradition”. Born and raised in Hawaii, Makana is not only an internationally acclaimed Slack Key guitarist, singer and composer; he is also a philosopher, activist and one of Hawaii’s cultural ambassadors to the world. www.kpcenter.org or call 425.893.9900.