Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - September 26, 2020 #2

The Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday on September 26, 2020, featured live performances by Kapono Lopes and Steve Cheney with prerecorded performances by Ke Kula Mele NextGen steel guitarists.

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  • Alan Akaka hosted the livestream broadcast.
  • Kapono was interviewed via Zoom.
  • Kapono discusses the importance of musical instruments.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez interviewed Kapono.
  • Kapono Lopes.
  • Adam Asing.
  • Kaipo Asing.
  • Adam Asing, Kapono Lopes, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Kapono asked Alan Akaka to join him in a duet of ''Beautiful Kahana.''
  • Steel guitarists Alan Akaka and Kapono Lopes.
  • Adam Asing and Alan Akaka.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • Joey and sister Tai both play the steel guitar and the bass.
  • NextGen Tai Misailidis on the steel guitar.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Malie Lyman.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Ethan Goore.
  • Steve Cheney was interviewed via Zoom by Mālie Lyman.
  • Malie Lyman.
  • Steve Cheney showing an album made by his musical family that gave him his start in entertaining.
  • Steve Cheney.
  • Steve Cheney playing a custom built doubleneck guitar. He designed and built it himself because he wasnʻt satisfied with commercially-available instruments.
  • Adam Asing and Steve Cheney with Kapono Lopes who sat in with his ʻukulele and provided some vocals.
  • Adam, Kapono, Steve, and Kaipo.
  • Steve Cheney and Kaipo Asing.
  • Steve playing on the B11 neck. The front neck is tuned to E13.

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Photos from video captures of the livestream presentation. All photos ©2020 by HIMELE.

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