Posts Tagged ‘Wailele’

Ka Wailele `O Nu`uanu

Aloha kakou, This song tells about an waterfall at Nu`unau Valley in O`ahu island. Modern style slack-key arrangement by Ozzie Kotani.* Guitar, Vocal: Yoshi Doi Steel-Drum: Manto Watanobe** Videographer: Brian Elms*** * Ozzie Kotani Slack key master and my guitar teacher. ** Manto Watanobe Member of poplar stateless music band “Shang Shang Typhoon” in Japan. He can play many instruments also artist painter. (Japanese) *** Brian Elms Self-claimed “Lava Junkie”. You can meet him at the lava field on the Big Island anytime. And he has lot of videos. Guitar: Medel is the Morris S-40. (Japan Model) Solid Spruce Top, Solid Rosewood Back, Plywood Side. I facing up to a nut and saddle then set up action my self. Tuning is one down of a Taro Patch such as, CFCFAC (6 to 1) Open F. Use medium gauge strings to prevent flappy sound. Strings are an Elixir Phosphor Bronze Nonoweb but 1st and 2nd strings are Martin Marquis. These gives much brighter sound than Elixir. Steel-Drum: Sorry, I have no idea. A hui Hou!

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