Maui Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes

A look at some of the activity behind the scenes of the festival.

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  • Sound engineer David Nakamura.
  • Livestream camera operator Austin Alimbuyuguen.
  • Joel Katz.
  • Bobby Ingano and Geri Valdriz.
  • Glenn ʻʻKalenaʻʻ Foster and Alan Akaka.
  • Larry and Shirley Holu.
  • Konapiliahi Lau, Bobby Ingano, and Geri Valdriz.
  • Geri Valdriz, Joey Misailidis, Bobby Ingano, Tai Misailidis, and Kona Lau.
  • Livestream engineer Daniel Emhoff.
  • An unidentified couple takes advantage of the music.
  • David Nakamura with assistant Michiyo.
  • Alan Akaka and Kapuanani Kumiko Greene.
  • Bobby Ingano and Kapuanani Greene.
  • Greg Sardinha with Kimo Kenolio.
  • Larry and Shirley Holu with Koakane Mattos.
  • SooJean Misailidis.
  • Greg Sardinha and Konapiliahi Lau.
  • Greg, Kona Lau, and Joseph Zayac.
  • Festival musicians from Oʻahu: Greg Sardinha, Pomaikaʻi Keawe, Mālie Lyman, Joey Misailidis, Tai Misailidis, Bobby Ingano, Kaipo Asing, and Helene Woodward.
  • Birdʻs-eye view of the livestream operation with Daniel Emhoff and Austin Alimbuyuguen.
  • Partial audience view at The Shops At Wailea.
  • A view of the stage from the audience.
  • Photographer Don Touchi, Kapuanani Greene, and Alan Akaka.
  • Alan and Kapuanani.
  • A vewi of the livestream monitor.
  • Livestream central.
  • Oʻahu musicians and staff: Larry and Shirley Holu, Bobby Ingano, Kaipo Asing, Greg Sardinha, Monte McComber, Tai Misailidis, Don Touchi, Joey Misailidis, Alan Akaka.
  • Tante Urban, owner of Tante's Island Cuisine. Tanteʻs was one of the restaurants visited by the group.
  • Verdine Kong, Larry Holu, Tai Misailidis, Alan Akaka, Monte McComber, and Geri Valdriz at Tanteʻs restaurant.
  • The place.

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