Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival - November 6, 2021

The 2021 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival was held on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in two segments. The first segment began at 11:00 A.M. and featured steel guitarists Steve Cheney, Kapono Lopes, Jeff Au Hoy, and Greg Sardinha. The second segment began at 4:30 P.M. and featured NextGen steel guitarists, and Bobby Ingano and Alan Akaka in a dual steel guitar jam session. Backup was provided by Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing./p>

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  • Festival emcee Kimo Kahoano. PC-Video Capture.
  • Steel guitarist Steve Cheney with Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing.
  • Helene Woodward on the upright bass.
  • Steel guitarist Kapono Lopes with Helene Woodward, Kaipo Asing and emcee Kimo Kahoano.
  • Kapono Lopes with Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing.
  • Kapono Lopes.
  • Steel guitarist Jeff Au Hoy with Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing.
  • Jeff Au Hoy.
  • Hula dancer Kapuanani Greene.
  • Kapuanani Greene.
  • Steel guitarist Greg Sardinha with Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing.
  • Greg Sardinha.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Enosa Lyman. PC-Video Capture.
  • Enosa Lyman with Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Tai Misailidis with Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • Tai was assisted by steel guitarist Bobby Ingano along with Helene Woodward, Alan Akaka, and Kaipo Asing. PC-Video Capture.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez with Alan Akaka. PC-Video Capture.
  • Pono Fernandez with Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Mālie Lyman with Alan Akaka and Kaipo Asing.
  • Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Jam session with steel guitarists Bobby Ingano and Alan Akaka with Helene Woodward and Kaipo Asing.
  • Guest vocalist Kaiaka Adarna with Helen Woodward, Bobby Ingano, Alan Akaka, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Jam Session with Helene Woodward, Bobby Ingano, Alan Akaka, and Kaipo Asing. PC-Video Capture.
  • Kapuanani Greene. PC-Video Capture.
  • Steel guitarist Alan Akaka. PC-Video Capture.
  • Steel guitarists Bobby Ingano and Alan Akaka. PC-Video Capture.
  • Kimo Kahoano dancing to ʻʻBoy from Laupahoehoe.ʻʻ PC-Video Capture.
  • Boy From Laupahoehoe. PC-Video Capture.
  • Kimo Kahoano singing his signature song ʻʻItʻs Aloha Friday.ʻʻ PC-Video Capture.

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