Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival

Steel Guitar and Hawaiian Crafts Displays

In addition to the vintage and contemporary steel guitar exhibit, the Mauna Lani presented a Hawaiian Crafts exhibit in the Mauna Lani Lanai, featuring demonstrations of various Hawaiian crafts.

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  • Vintage steel guitar bars and slides.
  • A custom koa lap steel guitar built by luthier Chris Stewart.
  • Vintage 1940s Kay Old Kraftsman lap steel guitar.
  • VIntage 1940s Bronson Singing Electric lap steel guitar.
  • A custom koa lap steel guitar made by luthier Robert ''Konabob'' Stoffer.
  • A vintage 1935 Rickenbacher A-22 frypan lap steel guitar.
  • The Mauna Lani's Hawaiian Crafts exhibit included displays featuring Feathered Garments.
  • Feathered Mahiole, or Hawaiian Feather Helmets.
  • Lei Papale, or hat lei.
  • Lei Hulu.
  • Lei Hulu.
  • Dance implements including 'Uli 'uli feathered gourd rattles and ipu gourd drum.
  • Feather hat bands.
  • Feather hat bands.
  • 'Uli 'uli, ipu gourd drum, and Puili sticks.
  • Feather lei.
  • Feather lei.
  • A craftsman demonstrates lei niho 'ilio - lei making from canine teeth.
  • Lei papale and feathered hat bands.

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