Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes

Miscellanous photos of festival personnel and guests.

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  • Kumiko and Shinichi Kakiuchi from Fujimino, Japan.
  • Sandy Sardinha and Mālie Lyman
  • Dr. Kris Oka from San Francisco, California.
  • Festival Coordinator Addison Ching.
  • Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Shinichi Kakiuchi.
  • Shirley and Larry Holu.
  • Sharon Ching.
  • Shirley Holu.
  • Some of the CDs that were on sale at the festival.
  • Ronald Tolentino's video vantage point for Fridayʻs hoʻolauleʻa.
  • Dave Kolars from Dekalb, Illinois.
  • Vickie Van Fechtmann.
  • SooJean Misailidis also videographed some performances.
  • Toni Alvarico Brown also videographed the hoʻolaulea.
  • Sound tech from Show Systems Hawaii.
  • Addison Ching.
  • John Miisailidis.
  • When Pomai Brown wasn't performing he was manning the video camera.
  • Baby Girl and Baby Girl Mama, A.K.A. Alexis and Andrea Tolentino.
  • Andrea and Alexis.
  • Addison Ching, Kaleo Kam, Kaleo Perry, Pomaikaʻi Lyman, Troy Keoho, and Alan Akaka.
  • Addison and Alan holding Mayor Harry Kim's proclamation.
  • Kumiko and Shinichi Kakiuchi, Mark Yamanaka, Laura Pereira, and Dwight Tokumoto.
  • Greg Sardinha and Pomai Brown.
  • Breakfast for one of the school presentation teams. Alan snaps a picture of Mālie pointing to the festival flyer posted on the Big Island Grille's bulletin board.
  • The presentation team poses with the festival flyer.
  • Dave Kolars and Jack Aldrich.

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