Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival

School Visitations

School visiations were made to Kealakehe Elementary School and Waikoloa Elementary School. Presentation teams gave students an introduction to the steel guitar, provided examples of Hawaiian music with the steel guitar, and encouraged students to try out the instrument.

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  • School visitation to Kealakehe Elementary School.
  • Kekoa Ahuna took care of the sound support at the school.
  • Tai Misailidis brought her U-bass.
  • Mālie Lyman with her steel guitar and ʻukulele.
  • Joey Misailidis at the steel guitar.
  • Alan Akaka led the presentation.
  • Joey in action.
  • Some of the enthusiastic students at the presentation.
  • Students are encouraged to try out the steel guitar.
  • Alan and Kekoa in a selfie moment.
  • Joeyʻs view of the assembly.
  • Tai has a different view.
  • Mālie at the steel guitar.
  • Students are encouraged to try out the steel guitar. Joey shows this student how to pck the strings.
  • A student is pleased with his progress.
  • Joey shows this student how to hold the bar.
  • Joey shows this student how moving the bar changes the noteʻs pitch.
  • Another student tries out the steel guitar.
  • School visitation at Waikoloa Elementart and Middle School. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Ronald Tolentino, Greg Sardinha and Alexis Tolentino were the presentation team at Waikoloa. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Ron, Greg and Alexis working out presentation jitters. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Alexis demonstrates the steel guitar with help from Ron and Greg. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Greg Sardinha and Waikoloa Vice Principal Amy Stafford. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • The presentation team is introduced by Vice Principal Amy Stafford. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Ron, Alexis, Greg, and Amy Stafford. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Greg talks about the steel guitar. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.
  • Alexis demonstrates the steel guitar with Ron and Greg assisting. Photo by Sandy Sardinha.

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