Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

March Livestream Kanikapila - March 20, 2021

The Livestream Kanikapila on March 20, 2021, featured two hours of live performances by an all-star kanikapila band that viewers could play along with or just enjoy the music. The all-star band featured Adam Asing, Bobby Ingano, Jeff Au Hoy, Greg Sardinha, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Kaipo Asing, and Kapono Lopes. Pono Kalaāi made a guest appearance. The live broadcast was supplemented by NextGen videos several times due to rain interruptions.

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  • NextGen Steel Guitarist Justin Firmeza.
  • NextGen Steel Guitarist Tai Misailidis.
  • NextGen Steel Guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • NextGen Steel Guitarist Pono Fernandez.
  • NextGen Steel Guitarists Joey and Tai Misailidis perform a duet with Tai on the U-bass.
  • NextGen Steel Guitarist Ethan Goore.
  • Host Alan Akaka saying a few words about the kanikapila.
  • The all-star kanikapila band. From left: Adam Asing, Bobby Ingano, Jeff Au Hoy, Greg Sardinha, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Kaipo Asing, and Kapono Lopes.
  • Greg Sardinha on ʻukulele.
  • Mālie Lyman on steel guitar.
  • Kapono Lopes on guitar.
  • Kaipo Asing on guitar.
  • Alan Akaka on ʻukulele.
  • Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • Adam Asing and Bobby Ingano.
  • Bobby Ingano on steel guitar.
  • Jeff Au Hoy on steel guitar.
  • Kanikapila guest Pono Kalaʻi sang and played ʻʻAloha Ka Maniniʻʻ and ʻʻI Ka Pō Me Ke Ao.ʻʻ
  • The musicians switched instruments. From left: Jeff Au Hoy on bass, Greg Sardinha on steel guitar, Kapono Lopes on steel guitar, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Pono Kalaʻi, and Bobby Ingano on guitar.
  • Kapono Lopes, Greg Sardinha, Bobby Ingano, and Mālie Lyman.
  • More instrument switching. From left: Kapono Lopes on bass, Bobby and Jeff on steel guitar, Greg on ʻukulele, Mālie, Alan, Kaipo, and Adam Asing on ʻukulele.
  • The livestream broadcast setup showing the camera and outdoor stage. Photo by Scotty Wong.
  • The livestream broadcast console position. Photo by Scotty Wong.

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

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