Hawaiian Music and Musicians by
Call Number: ML200.7.H4 H45 2012
Hawaii Pacific Reference, 1st floor
Organized like an encyclopedia, with entries in alphabetical order, the book presents the roots of Hawaiian music, from ancient chants to the flowering of the musical renaissance. There are major articles on chant, himeni, slack key, steel guitar, ukulele, Hawaiian orchestras, humor in Hawaiian music, radio, television, and the recording industry. A special section presents many rare photographs of historical interest.