Sol Hoopii

Guitarist

1902 – 1953

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Who was Sol Hoopii?

Sol Hoʻopiʻi was born Solomon Hoʻopiʻi Kaʻaiʻai in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was a Native Hawaiian guitarist, claimed by many as the all-time best lap steel guitar virtuoso, and he is one the most famous original Hawaiian steel guitarists, along with Joseph Kekuku, Frank Ferera, Sam Ku West and "King" Bennie Nawahi.

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Born
1902
Honolulu
Also known as
  • Sol Hoopii Jr.
  • Sol Hoʻopiʻi
  • Solomon Hoʻopiʻi Kaʻaiʻai
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Nov 16, 1953
Seattle

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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