Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall - June 10, 2023 Part 2

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall was held on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at the Windward Mall in Kane‘ohe. The festival featured steel guitar masters Alan Akaka, Steve Cheney, Kapono Lopes, Mālie Lyman, Paul Kim, and Greg Sardinha. Also featured were NextGen steel guitarists Hi‘ipoi Lindsay, Enosa Lyman, Tai Misailidis, Makamae Lyu-Napoleon, Isabella Bertelmann, Pono Fernandez, and Joey Misailidis.

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  • Audience view of the festival.
  • Featured NextGen steel guitarist Enosa Lyman.
  • Featured NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez.
  • Pono Fernandez with Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • Featured steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie with Helene Woodward, Kapono Lopes, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Special guest appearance by Pomaikaʻi Keawe, Mālieʻs mom.
  • All in the Family: Mālie is joined by brother Enosa and mom Pomaikaʻi Lyman with Helene Woodward and Alan Akaka.
  • Pomaikaʻi and Mālie singing Genoa Keaweʻs signature ʻAlika.
  • Enosa tries his hand at singing ʻAlika. He has to work on holding that long note.
  • Enosa and Mālie Lyman with mom Pomaikaʻi Keawe.
  • Featured steel guitarist Alan Akaka.
  • Backup musician Kaipo Asing on guitar.
  • Hula Time with Mālie Lyman and sister Ziona Lyman dancing to Alan Akakaʻs performance.
  • Mālile Lyman.
  • Ziona Lyman.
  • Mālie and Ziona.
  • Mother-daughter hula with Tiare Lyu-Napoleon and Makamae Lyu-Napoleon.
  • Tiare Lyu-Napoleon.
  • Tiare Lyu-Napoleon.
  • Makamae Lyu-Napoleon.
  • Makamae Lyu-Napoleon.
  • NextGen featured steel guitarist Hiʻipoi Lindsay with Kapono Lopes.
  • Hiʻipoi Lindsay.
  • Hiʻipoi with Helene Woodward, Kapono Lopes, Alan Akaka, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Hiʻipoi with Kapono and Alan.
  • Featured steel guitarist Paul Kim.
  • Hula dancer Psalm danced during Paulʻs set.
  • Helene Woodward.
  • Paul Kim.

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