Waikiki Steel Guitar Week

Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music

Next Generation (youth) and Makua (adult) steel guitar students of the Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music performed at the festival.

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  • Dennis Isa, Quincy Maka'awa'awa, Sid Pang, Luana Macariola, and Keen Ching.
  • Sharon Sawdey and Gale Warshawsky.
  • Gale Warshawsky, Bob Beard, Alexis Tolentino, Michiko Akaka, and Henry Wassman III.
  • Donald Armstrong and Robert Antonio.
  • Steel guitarists Dennis Isa, Luana Macariola, Sharon Sawdey, Bob Beard, Henry Wassman III, Donald Armstrong and Robert Antonio. Backup musicians Zack Pang (bass), Quincy Maka'awa'awa, Sid Pang and Keen Ching ('ukulele), Alan Akaka (guitar), Gale Warshawsjy and Alexis Tolentino ('ukulele) and Michiko Akaka (guitar).
  • The Ke Kula Mele Next Gen and Makua steel guitarists and backup ensemble.
  • The backup musicians.
  • Bob Beard.
  • Bob Beard, accompanied by the Ke Kula Mele ensemble.
  • Steel guitarists Quincy Maka'awa'awa, Sid Pang, and Keen Ching also play 'ukulele for the backup ensemble.
  • Steel guitarist Alexis Tolentino also plays 'ukulele for the backup ensemble. Also shown, Gale Warshawsky and school director Alan Akaka.
  • Next Gen steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • Steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie Lyman and Gale Warshawsky.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie Lyman with the Ke Kula Mele ensemble.
  • Next Gen steel guitarist Sid Pang.
  • Next Gen steel guitarist Sid Pang.
  • Sid Pang.
  • Sid Pang with the Ke Kula Mele ensemble.
  • Sid Pang.
  • Steel guitarist Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Michiko Akaka.
  • Sid Pang and Keen Ching.
  • Zack Pang.
  • Steel guitarist Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Quincy Maka'awa'awa witih some of the backup ensemble.
  • Zack Pang.
  • Next Gen steel guitarist Alexis Tolentino.
  • Alexis Tolentino.
  • Alexis Tolentino.

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