Hawai‘i Island Steel GuitarFestival

Behind the Scenes

A variety of pictures of festival personnel and places of interest.

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  • At Hawaiian Airlines, awaiting departure. Bobby Ingano, chef Sam Choy, and Greg Sardinha.
  • Aerial view of Diamond Head Crater.
  • Above the clouds the sun's reflection provides an eerie view.
  • Some festival musicians at the Kona airport. From left: Kapono Lopes, Greg Sardinha, Pono Fernandez, Joey Misailidis, Bobby Ingano, Tai Misailidis, and Kaipo Asing.
  • Kapono Lopes, Greg Sardinha, Kaipo Asing, and Iaukea Bright.
  • Bobby Ingano and Iaukea Bright.
  • Festival musicians and staff. From Left: Sandy Sardinha, Greg Sardinha, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Tai Misailidis, Don Touchi, Joey Misailidis, and Eric Keawe.
  • First stop for breakfast - the Big Island Grill.
  • The newly-remodeled lobby of the Mauna Lani features an outrigger canoe.
  • Aerial view of the Mauna Laniʻs remodeled lobby.

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