Paul Togioka has received numerous awards during his career including “Best Recording by a Slack Key Artist” and “Best Hawaiian Instrumental Recording” by the HAWAIIAN MUSIC AWARDS.
Paul is also a featured artist at the HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR FESTIVALS and on the two time GRAMMY Nominated and NA HOKU HANOHANO AWARD winning CD “Hawaiian Slack Key Kings.”
Here is what the industry is saying about Paul…
“Add Togioka to the elite circle of Island masters of kiho’alu with the likes of Gabby Pahinui, Keola Beamer, John Keawe, Ozzie Kotani, Ledward Kaapana, Cyril Pahinui,Keoki Kahumoku, Daniel Ho and Owana Salazar.”
- Wayne Harada, Honolulu Advertiser
“Paul Togioka’s first album is a fine debut that presents him as the proprietor of a fictional establishment well-stocked with beautiful slack key instrumentals.”
- John Berger, Honolulu Star Bulletin
Originally from Kekaha, Paul lives in Wailua Homesteads on Kauai.