Ledward Kaapana

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Birthday
25, 1948
Birthplace
Hawaii
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
Hawaii

About

Hawaiian guitarist who specialized in the slack-key guitar finger style, which was characterized by the guitar's open tuning.

Before Fame

He was a part of a family group Hui 'Ohana with his twin brother and cousin.

Trivia

He has received Na Hoku Hanohano Awards from the Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts for his work as a solo artist, a member of Ledward Kaapana & I Kona, and a member of Hui 'Ohana.

Family Life

He grew up in the black sand bay village of Kalapana, which had no electricity.

Associated With

Legendary guitarist Chet Atkins gave him his guitar, the highest compliment that can be given in country music, after he saw him play.

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