Imperial Guitars Royal Hawaiian Ali’kiThe Ali’ki Special is the super premium version of our Royal Hawaiian series, using the choicest sets of wood we can find. Top, back and sides are all premium AAAA grade solid Sapele mahogany. We make a handful of these each year for those of you who just gotta have the best of everything.

The Royal Hawaiian Ali’ki Special has the same basic specifications as our Limited Edition, but uses all hand selected solid woods and features “snowflake” inlays, as used on pre-war Martin guitars.

  • Extra deep body and hollow neck for increased volume and resonance
  • Rope binding on the top, back, fingerboard & headstock
  • Rosewood bridge and fingerboard with maple markings
  • Special pre-war Martin style snowflake inlays
  • Gold and ebony sealed tuners
  • Fishman Presys+ pickup system
  • Custom fitted extra deep hard shell case



The Ali’ki Special direct from us price is $1048.00. Includes Fishman PreSys+ system and hardshell case.


Additional sources

Imperial instruments may also be available at your local independent, non-chain, non big-box music store.