Awards

 

Lefty Rules - Acoustic Guitar

Masters Award of Distinction- 2020 Hawaii's Woodshow

Iwi Rising - Acoustic Guitar

Masters Award of Excellence- 2018 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Acoustic Guitar 
Award of Excellence - 2011 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Steel String Guitar
First Place Musical Instrument - 2009 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Arch-Top Guitar
Best of Show - 2008 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Steel String Acoustic Guitar
First Place Musical Instrument - 2007 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Acoustic Steel String Guitar
First Place Musical Instrument &
Artist Choice Award - 2006 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Steel String Acoustic Guitar
First Place Musical Instrument - 2005 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Acoustic Guitar
First Place Musical Instrument - 2003 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Guitar
Honorable mention - 2002 Hawaii's Woodshow

 

Press

Go Kailua

Carving a Niche. By Lynn Cook

Summer 2011

Island Scene (HMSA Magazine):
Instrument of Healing; Building a guitar helps overcome grief. By Tamara Moan

Winter 2009

South Dakota Magazine:
Editors Notebook ~ March 4, 2008

 

Hana Hou Magazine:
The Well-Tempered Luthier ~ April/May 2007