Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival

Sunday Brunch Kanikapila

Sunday brunch entertainment on the Bay Terrace lawn was provided to brunch guests in the form of a kanikapila by festival musicians. The Musicians were continually on the move to avoid being in the direct sunlight.

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  • Kanikapila musicians from left: Greg Sardinha, Adam Asing, Alan Akaka, Joey Misailidis, Alexis Tolentino, Tai Misailidis, Bobby Ingano, and Addison Ching.
  • More musicians from left: Danny Akaka, Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, Mālie Lyman, Bobby Ingano, Addison Ching, Adam Asing, and Kaipo Asing.
  • The shifting sun forced the musicians to seek shade. From left: Konabob Stoffer, Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, Kris Oka, and Addison Ching. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Kaipo and Adam Asing, Mālie and Pomaikaʻi Lyman, Danny Akaka, and Konabob Stoffer. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Mālie and Pomaikaʻi Lyman, Danny Akaka, Konabob Stoffer, and Alan Akaka. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Konabob Stoffer, Alan Akaka, Kris Oka, Greg Sardinha, Addison Ching, and Bobby Ingano. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Greg Sardinha, Kris Oka, Addison Ching, Bobby Ingano, and Shinichi Kakiuchi. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • After the brunch entertainment concluded, Kris Oka showed off his new steel guitar to Shinichi Kakiuchi and others. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.
  • Bobby Ingano tries out Kris Oka's new steel, playing an arrangement of Santo and Johnny's ʻTeardropʻ while Dave ʻDKʻ Kolars takes a video of the performance. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.

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