Friday, June 24, 2011

Led Kaapana Receives NEA National Heritage Fellowships

Congratulations to Ledward Kaapana, who was just named a National Heritage Fellow by the NEA.
"Ledward "Led" Kaapana is a master of the two leading string instruments in Hawaii: the Hawaiian ukulele and ki ho'alu, the slack key guitar, a finger-style guitar art form that originated in Hawaii. This talent, combined with his vocal skills in the baritone and leo ki`eki`e (falsetto) range, have made him a legendary performer who has been entertaining audiences in Hawaii and abroad for more than 40 years."
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