Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - June 26, 2021

The Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday on June 26, 2021, was broadcast live from the Napua Restaurant at the Mauna Lani Beach Club in Waikoloa Village, Hawai‘i and featured live performances by Pomai Brown with Reginald Davis and Russell Paio, Sonny Lim with David Kaio and Keola Grace,and prerecorded performances by Ke Kula Mele NextGen steel guitarists and live performances by NextGen Ethan Goore.

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  • Emcee Alan Akaka kicks off the livestream broadcast.
  • Alan introduces steel guitarist Pomai Brown with Reginald Davis on guitar Russell Paio on bass.
  • Featured steel guitarist Pomai Brown.
  • Russell Paio.
  • Reginald Davis.
  • Reginald Davis and Pomai Brown.
  • Reginald Davis, Pomai Brown, and Russell Paio.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Pono Fernandez.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Joey Misailidis.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Justin Firmeza.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Malie Lyman.
  • Alan Akaka playing backup guitar for NextGen Ethan Goore.
  • NextGen live performance by Ethan Goore with Natan Goore on bass and Alan Akaka on guitar.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Ethan Goore.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Isabella Bertelmann.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Mandy Gokan.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Tai Misailidis.
  • NextGen prerecorded performance by Enosa Lyman.
  • Alan introduces Sonny Lim with David Kaio on guitar and Keola Grace on bass.
  • Featured steel guitarist Sonny Lim.
  • Sonny Lim and Alan Akaka.
  • David Kaio.
  • Keola Grace.
  • David Kaio, Sonny Lim, and Keola Grace performed selections from their new album ''Kuleana.''
  • Alan Akaka offering closing remarks.
  • Sonny Lim, Jordan Takaaze from Show Systems Hawaii, Alan Akaka, and Nate Goore. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • The livestream broadcast console. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • More of the livestream broadcast setup. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • David Kaio from the camera's viewpoint. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • Alan Akaka with some of the livestream's guests. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • THe two-camera setup with a makeshift Boogie Board table. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • Alan and Scotty on the way to the livestream. Photo by Alan Akaka.
  • Scotty Wong's makeshift office was a Boogie Board courtesy of Natan Goore. Photo by Alan Akaka.
  • Pomai Brown, Alan Akaka, and Sonny Lim. Photo by Alan Akaka.

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Photos from video captures of the livestream presentation unless otherwise noted. All photos ©2021 by HIMELE.

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