Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Friday Ho‘olaule‘a

The Friday evening main program was held at the Outlets of Maui outdoor stage and included four featured steel guitarists and special guest George Kahumoku with steel guitarist Bobby Ingano.

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  • The festival outdoor stage at Outlets of Maui.
  • A modest audience kicked off Friday's main program.
  • Maui steel guitarist Joel Katz was accompanied by Adam and Kaipo Asing.
  • The event was live-streamed on the festival's Facebook page by Huana Productions, LLC.
  • Adam, Joel, and Kaipo.
  • Alan Akaka with festival guest and steel guitarist Gary Martin from Indiana.
  • Another view of festival guests.
  • Joel Katz.
  • Sound engineer David Nakamura with festival emcee Kathy Collins.
  • Joel's playing technique.
  • Sharon Ching and Shirley Holu.
  • Kathy Collins.
  • Featured steel guitarist Alan Akaka and The Islanders with special guest Bobby Ingano.
  • Bobby Ingano and Alan Akaka.
  • Alan and Kaipo.
  • Adam Asing on upright bass.
  • Huana Productions' Scotty Wong with his assistant.
  • Featured steel guitarist Geri Valdriz with Adam and Kaipo Asing.
  • Geri Valdriz.
  • Special guest George Kahumoku with Bobby Ingano and guitarist Job Cabato.
  • A larger audience came to see George's performance.
  • Featured steel guitarist Konapiliahi Lau with Maui Jam Band members Wayne Purdy, Al Nip, and Lance Tokushima.
  • Konapiliahi Lau.

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