Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes 1

Photographs of musicians, staff, other personnel, places and things connected with the festival production.

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  • Alan Akaka with hotel lobby festival poster.
  • Bryant Neal and Andrea Tolentino.
  • Don Mitsuyuki, Jack Aldrich, Geri Valdriz and Addison Ching.
  • Chuck Hughes and Griffith ''Kamaka'' Tom.
  • steelradio.com DJ Debbie Conner.
  • The hotel's open air venue.
  • Alan Akaka with Kanika Pila's Yoshiyuki Endo and Tadashi Arakawa.
  • Greg Sardinha, Owana Salazar and Tony Locke in offstage holding area.
  • Front: Tony Locke. Rear: Gary Aiko, Jeff Au Hoy, Brian Rise, Alan Akaka, Kaipo Asing.
  • Greg Sardinha, Tony Locke, Owana Salazar, and Leimomi Bacalso-Murray.
  • Alan Akaka, Geri Valdriz, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Leimomi Bacalso-Murray, Kaipo Asing, and Kuha'o.
  • Owana Salazar personalizing the souvenir festival poster.
  • ''"Only 20 more to go!''
  • Jeff Au Hoy and Alan Akaka.
  • Greg Sardinha, Owana Salazar, Jeff Au Hoy, and Alan Akaka.
  • Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, Addison Ching, and Owana Salazar.
  • Alan Akaka with Combo Mahalo members Tony Locke and Brian Rise.
  • Jeff Au Hoy and Tony Locke.
  • Alan Akaka with Lilikalani Punua, Ed Punua, Victor Punua and Leimomi Punua.
  • Owana Salazar chatting with Senator and Mrs. Akaka.
  • Maui sunset.
  • Kiyoshi ''Lion'' Kobayashi's Hawaiian Steel Guitar Orchestra. Photo courtesy of Kiyoshi ''Lion'' Kobayashi.
  • AECG Director and exhibitor Bryant Neal discusses artwork with a guest.
  • Bryant Neal.
  • Festival exhibitor Bounty Music.
  • Capt. Tom Woolf at the Festival Information booth.

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