Waikiki Steel Guitar Week

Instruments

The Festival featured an exhibit of vintage and recent steel guitars. Included were guitars manufactured by Sho-Bud, Rickenbacher, Canopus, Gibson, Magnatone and Wechter, from the collections of Alan Akaka and Greg Sardinha.

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  • Sho-Bud Jerry Byrd 8-string Frypan Steel Guitar circa 1970s. From the Alan Akaka collection.
  • Left: Rickenbacher Bakelite Electro B6 6-string Steel Guitar, circa 1947. From the Alan Akaka collection. Right: Wechter RS6610F Square Neck 6-string Resonator Steel Guitar, circa 2010. From the Greg Sardinha collection.
  • Canopus YS-8 SDN Double neck 8-string Steel Guitar, circa 1990s. From the Alan Akaka collection.
  • Front: Canopus YS-8CA ''Alan Akaka'' model 8-string Steel Guitar, circa 1990s. From the Alan Akaka collection. Rear: Magnatone D-8 double neck 8-string Steel Guitar, circa 1950s. From the Alan Akaka collection, previously owned by Jules Ah See.
  • Magnatone D-8 Double neck 8-string Steel Guitar circa mid-1950s once owned and used by Jules Ah See. From the Alan Akaka collection.
  • Left: Canopus YL-8S 8-string Steel Guitar, vintage Gibson design, circa 1990s. From the Alan Akaka collection. Right: Gibson EH-100 7-string Steel Guitar, circa 1937. From the Alan Akaka collection.
  • Canopus YS-8TC Triple neck 8-string Steel Guitar, circa 1990s. From the Alan Akaka collection.
  • Sho-Bud ''J'erry Byrd'' double neck 8/7 string Steel Guitar, circa 1970s. From the Greg Sardinha collection.

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