Maui Steel Guitar Festival

School Visitations - Kamehameha Schools

A school visitation was made to the Kamehamea Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, where a team of featured steel guitarists and musicians gave a presentation about the steel guitar, performed musical selections, and answered students' questions.

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  • Elementary School: Front: Alexis Tolentino, Keen Ching, Kawai'iki Punua, Lilikalani Punua. Rear: Clarke Tuitele, Kaipo Asing, Alan Akaka, Kala'e Punua, Gary Aiko.
  • Elementary School: Kala'e Punua, Kaipo Asing
  • Elementary School: Alan Akaka speaks to the Kindergarten assembly.
  • Elementary School: The room's interesting floor covering.
  • Elementary School: Alan Akaka speaks to the assembly.
  • Elementary School: Alan Akaka.
  • Elementary School: Preparing for the musical presentation.
  • Elementary School: The elementary assembly was well-attended.
  • Elementary School: All eyes are on Alan Akaka.
  • Elementary School: Alexis Tolentino, Keen Ching, Kawai'iki Punua, and Lillikalni Punua.
  • Elementary School: Kawai'iki Punua
  • Elementary School: Lilikalani Punua.
  • Middle School: Kapono Ľai Molitau, Alan Akaka, and Leimamo Nitta.
  • Middle School: Alan Akaka and Leimamo Nitta.
  • Middle School: The middle school assembly.
  • Middle School: Alan Akaka speaking to the group.
  • Middle School: Alan Akaka demonstrates the steel guitar.
  • Middle School: Alan Akaka.
  • Middle School: The middle school assembly.
  • Middle School: Next Gen steel guitarists playing ''Nani Waimea.''
  • Middle School: Alan Akaka and The Islanders also performed for the assembly.
  • Middle School: A student trying out the steel guitar while Alan Akaka, Kawaiki Punua and Lilikalani Punua look on.
  • Middle School: Next Gen steel guitarist Lilikalani Punua.
  • Middle School: Next Gen steel guitarist Alexis Tolentino.
  • Middle School: Next Gen steel guitarist Kawai'iki Punua.
  • Middle School: Bird's eye view of Alexis' steel guitar.
  • Middle School: Bird's eye view of Keen's steel guitar.
  • Middle School: The playing technique of Lilikalani Punua.
  • Middle School: Kawai'iki Punua show his playing technique.
  • High School: Alan Akaka and Gary Aiko are welcomed to the assembly.
  • High School: Dale Nitta, Alan Akaka and Kalei Aarona-Lorenzo.
  • High School: Kamehameha High School students with Kaipo Asing, Gary Aiko, Alexis Tolentino and Alan Akaka.
  • High School: Alan Akaka discussing the steel guitar.
  • High School: Alan Akaka.
  • High School: Kala'e Punua, Kaipo Asing, Alan Akaka, Gary Aiko, Alexis Tolentino, Keen Ching, Kawai'iki Punua, and Lilikalani Punua.
  • High School: The high school assembly,

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