Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes 3

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

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  • First things first! Alan and Michiko Akaka at Krispy Kreme.
  • Kaipo Asing and Brian Rise.
  • Michiko and Alan on the plane.
  • Keen Ching and Jack Aldrich on the plane. The Tolentino 'Ohana is in the next row back.
  • Gale Warshawsky and others singing Hawaii Aloha at the festival's close.
  • Dave ''DK'' Kolars and others singing Hawaii Aloha at the festival's close.
  • Michiko Nakamura, Noriko Tomita (at rear), Gale Warshawsky (hat), Sharon Ching (lei) and other guests at the festival close.
  • Joel Katz provided lobby entertainment to hotel guests.
  • Mele Fong and Richard Tom.
  • Sound engineer David Nakamura with Greg Sardinha.
  • It's beginning to shower! Addison assists David with plastic coverings.
  • Maile and David Bryan
  • Festival guests applaud at the festival's closing.
  • Vivian and Anthony Locke.
  • Patti Maxine and Shuji Tomita.
  • Nanilei Lee and Pua Morrison.
  • Festival guests jockey for position to videograph Mālie Lyman.
  • Spectator Patti Maxine.
  • Victor Punua with Pūloklu Hayes and Julie Hendriks displaying their Limited Edition festival posters autographed by all featured steel guitarists.
  • Kaipo Asing.
  • Victor Punua, Vanessa Punua, and Gale Warshawsky.
  • Group photo of festival musicians and emcee Kathy Collins.
  • Patti Maxine, Alan Akaka, Kiyoshi ''Lion'' Kobayashi, and Greg Sardinha.

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Photography by Colleen Ricci ©2014 by Colleen Ricci and HIMELE.

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