Four Seasons Lanai Hosts Slack Key Guitar Festival

Le Cinq at Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris
photo by Le Cinq at Four Seasons Hotel George V in Paris

If your Hawaii-bound clients are looking for an authentic Hawaiian music experience, suggest they visit the island of Lanai, where the Four Seasons Resorts Lanai will be hosting the first annual Lanai Slack Key Guitar Festival August 26-27. Guests can listen to music from the beaches of Manele Bay to the upcountry of The Lodge at Koele. Throughout the two-day event, guests will be treated to complimentary performances by Grammy Award and Na Hoku Hanohano winners including John Keawe, Sonny Lim, Dennis Kamakahi, Kevin Brown, Cindy Combs, Benny Uyetake, and Brother Noland.

The schedule of events include:

 * Manele Bay - Friday, August 26, 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Popular slack key artists John Keawe, Sonny Lim and Brother Noland will perform.
 * Coffee Works – Saturday, August 27, 9:00 - 11:00 am - Start the morning with a cup of joe at the Slack Key Java Jam with Kevin Brown.
 *  Café 565 – Saturday, August 27, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm - Enjoy live music in Lanai City during lunch.
 * The Lodge at Koele – Saturday, August 27, 12:30 - 1:15 pm - John Keawe will be offering a complimentary slack key workshop in the Music Room, while Hope Keawe offers a hula workshop on the Croquet lawn.
 * The Lodge at Koele - Saturday, August 27, 3:00 - 7:00 pm - The Great Hall will come alive with an afternoon of award winning slack key music. The line-up includes Dennis Kamakahi, John Keawe, Sonny Lim, Cindy Combs, Brother Noland, Kevin Brown, and a hula performance by Hope Keawe.
 * The Lodge at Koele – Saturaday August 27, 8:00 - 10:00 pm - The music continues with the Ki Ho’alu Fireside Jam in the Great Hall with performances by the Grammy winning musicians.

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai is offering a special accommodations package for Hawaii residents with rates starting at $199 per night at Manele Bay and $179 per night at The Lodge at Koele. The package is valid for new bookings for travel August 26-28 and rates listed are per room, per night, based on single or double occupancy, and are subject to availability. Reference the Lanai Slack Key Guitar Festival Package when making reservations.

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