product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • electric guitars


Brian Kiernan apprenticed as a guitar maker in New York in the 1970s. Now based in Kainaliu, Hawaii his focus is mainly archtop guitars. His models include the Magic Christian - dedicated to Charlie Christian and the T-Bone Special - an archtop in the spirit of the Gibson ES-350. He also makes a fully acoustic archtop - called the Full Monty and since 2006, K-Side ukuleles.

Source: Brian Kiernan website (11 November 2017)



Kiernan Guitars & K-side Ukuleles
79-7401C Mamalahoa Highway
96750 Old Town Kainaliu , HI
United States
Hawaii US