Finger-picking for Papua people

Acclaimed Hawaiian slack key guitarist Anela Kahiamoe plays Vista 18 on June 29.

Acclaimed Hawaiian slack key guitarist Anela Kahiamoe plays Vista 18 on June 29.

The performance, called Pacific Strings, features Pacific-themed music, Polynesian dance and an art auction. The show is a fundraiser for the Pacific Peoples’ Partnerships, which supports indigenous people in West Papua, Indonesia.

Slack key guitar is a popular Hawaiian musical style played by finger-picking an acoustic guitar tuned to various open chords.

Tickets are $25 and include appetizers. They are available at Alcheringa Gallery, 665 Fort St. The show happens from 5 to 7:30 p.m., atop the Chateau Victoria Hotel, 740 Burdett Ave.