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On the Scene with Kilin Reece


    At 14, Kilin Reece with a luthier, learned how build and repair acoustic instruments, and became a professional luthier. He specializes in instruments madebefore 1950. Reece came to Hawaii in 2002 and was soon immersed in its musical history.

Kilin Reece grew up a California skateboarder and, like many skateboarders, he became skilled at taking skateboards apart and putting them back together. When Reece got interested in string instruments, he started taking them apart as well. Read more

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