Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Sunday Ho‘olaule‘a 1

The Sunday main program was held at the Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center indoor stage and included NextGen steel guitarists and all the steel guitarists that performed at the Outlets of Maui festival.

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  • The Queen Kaʻahumanu Center festival also included hands-on opportunities for festival guests to try out the steel guitar under the guidance of Daniel Tremblay.
  • Emcee Kathy Collins.
  • Featured steel guitarist Joel Katz with Kaipo Asing and Adam Asing.
  • Joel Katz.
  • Alan Akaka assists Daniel Tremblay at the demonstration desk.
  • Bass player Adam Asing.
  • Shirley Holu and Verdine Kong.
  • Kathy offered a hula during Joelʻs performance.
  • Konapiliahi Lau with members of the Maui Jam Band: Wayne Purdy, Al Nip and Lance Tokushima.
  • Konapiliahi Lau.
  • Standing room only at the Queen Kaʻahumanu Center.
  • Kapono Lopes and Alan Akaka.
  • Maui County Mayor Mike Victorino presented a mayoral proclamation to the festival.
  • Mayor Victorino with Alan Akaka.
  • Mayor Victorino and Alan Akaka with the proclamation.
  • Featured steel guitarist Kapono Lopes.
  • Kapono Lopes with Kaipo Asing and Adam Asing.
  • Adam Asing got into the hula mode.
  • Featured steel guitarist Geri Valdriz.
  • Geri Valdriz with Kawika Kamai, Rick Bissen, and Donn Mitsuyuki.
  • Alan Akaka autographs a festival guestʻs purchase.
  • Ke Kula Mele Hawaiʻi NextGen steel guitarists and musicians with Addison Ching and Alan Akaka.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Ethan Goore.
  • NextGen U-bass player Tai Misailidis. Tai is also a steel guitarist.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez.
  • Tai Misailidis.

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