Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival - April 2, 2022 Part 2

The 2022 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival was held on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort in Kapa‘a. The main ho‘olaule‘a was presented in two segments. The first 3-hour segment began at noon and featured steel guitarists Kilipaki Vaughan, Dave "DK" Kolars, Joseph Zayac with NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez, and Alan Akaka with NextGen steel guitarist Enosa Lyman. The second 3-hour segment began at 5:00 P.M. and featured Mālie Lyman with Pomaika‘i Keawe, Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz, Bobby Ingano with NextGen steel guitarist Tai Misailidis, and Patti Maxine with NextGen steel guitarist Joey Misailidis. Backup for some steel guitarists was provided by Helene Woodward and Joseph Zayac with Bobby Ingano assisting.

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  • Featured steel guitarist Mālie Lyman with Alan Akaka on guitar.
  • Mālie was accompanied by mom Pomaikaʻi Keawe, Alan Akaka, and Helene Woodward.
  • Pomaikaʻi, Mālie, Alan, and Helene.
  • Mālieʻs brother Enosa joined in.
  • Alan introduces featured steel guitarist Geronimo ʻʻGeriʻʻ Valdriz. Geri was accompanied by Bobby Ingano, Joseph Zayac, and Helene Woodward.
  • Bobby, Geri, Joseph, and Helene.
  • Geri Valdriz and Joseph Zayac.
  • Geriʻs trademark is playing barefoot.
  • Featured steel guitarist Bobby Ingano and NextGen steel guitarist Tai Misailidis teamed up on a song with Joseph Zayac and Helene Woodward.
  • Bobby shares a story with the audience.
  • Joseph, Bobby, and Helene.
  • Featured steel guitarist Patti Maxine.
  • Patti was accompanied by Joseph Zayac and Helene Woodward.
  • Patti Maxine teamed up with NextGen steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • Patti Maxine and Joey Misailidis.
  • Patti and Joey.
  • Patti Maxine was joined by Alan Akaka on the steel guitar.

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