"Hawaiian" Guitar: A History


The Guitar Arrives in Hawaii

The Ukulele and Koa Wood

Steel Strings & "Slack Key"

Kekuku and Steel Playing

The Mainland 'Invasion'

The 1915 Pan-Pacific Expo

Martin's Steel String Guitars

The Roaring 1920's

Electrics & Beyond

Conclusion

Bibliography


2002 David Gansz

Last updated: September 28, 2004.