Slack Key Instructional Books, DVD’s, Lessons and Workshops

Ozzie is a naturally gifted teacher – his instruction is clear, engaging, well-presented and inspiring. Pedagogy of the highest rank“— Stephen Sano, Chair, Department of Music, Stanford University.

Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style, Volume 1




Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style
Ki Ho‘alu Volume 1 DVD
$29.95 + $3.99 shipping





Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style
Ki Ho‘alu Volume 1 DVD
$29.95 + $12.45 International shipping

Ozzie reveals how the unique guitar style of slack key is played. In his refined teaching style, he demonstrates the fundamentals of the tradition in the Taro Patch Tuning, offering extensive hints and suggested fingerings. As a supplement to lessons or to supplement his best selling book, Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style (Mel Bay Publications), this DVD will be a treasured resource to guitarists of all skill levels.

Explore ki ho‘alu at your own pace with Ozzie, as he teaches his exquisite compositions Kani Ki Ho‘alu, Molehu, and ‘Awiwi with on screen tablature. Then progress to higher levels as Ozzie demonstrates how players can embellish arrangements, by stepping away from the tablature.

Advanced features: Presentations of “Pauoa Liko Ka Lehua”, “Maika‘i Ka Makani O Kohala”, and “Kaula Ili”.

Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style, Volume 2





Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style
Ki Ho‘alu Volume 2 DVD
$49.95 + $3.99 shipping





Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style
Ki Ho‘alu Volume 2 DVD
$49.95 + $12.45 International shipping

Ozzie presents the long awaited intermediate instructional material on kī hō‘alu (slack key), the uniquely Hawaiian style of guitar playing. In his renowned teaching style, Ozzie encourages the student, sharing vital hints, suggestions and a wealth of knowledge and material. Building upon the first DVD, Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style Vol.1, Ozzie reveals the art of playing smooth Hawaiian slack key guitar.

This Special Edition DVD includes over 2.5 hours of lessons, combining two volumes of intermediate instruction into one. Build your repertoire, learning with printable tablature, Holomua, Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai, Waikahe, Makee ‘Ailana, Music for Dreaming, Hi‘ilawe, and Slack Key Medley. Bonus Tracks: Presentation of Sanoe and Kimo Hula.

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Guitar Playing Hawaiian Style
Book and CD
$24.95 + $4.00 shipping