Gabby “Pops” Pahinui

2001 April 22 (l to r) Sons of Hawaiian musician Gabby Pahinui, Martin Pahinui, Cyril Pahinui and Bla Pahinui sing a tribute to their dad during the 80th birthday unveiling ceremony and of the bust of slack key great at the Waikiki Shell on Sunday.

Bronze on cement pedestal

Installed at the entrance of the Waikiki Shell, Oahu, Hawaii

Client: City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii

Year: 2000

A legend in his own time, Gabby with his mastery of slack key guitar and falsetto singing style, sparked a musical renaissance throughout Hawaii. His mana (spirit) continues to inspire those who love Hawaiian music.