Hawai‘i Island Steel GuitarFestival

Friday Evening Kanikapila

A festival kanikapila was held Friday night in the ballroom. Some guests who brought instruments chose to enjoy the music instead because a portion of the kanikapila was used as a run-through for the Saturday evening program featuring the NextGen.

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  • NextGen at the Friday Kanikapila. From left: Tai Misailidis, Ethan Goore, Joey Misailidis, and Mālie Lyman.
  • The kanikapila was led by Alan Akaka.
  • Alan discusses the Saturday program with Ethan Goore, Joey Misailidis, Mālie Lyman, and Eric Keawe.
  • Some of the participants. From left: Shinichi Kakiuchi, Tai Misailidis, Kaipo Asing, Joey Misailidis, Greg Sardinha, Mālie Lyman, Bobby Ingano, Alan Akaka, and Eric Keawe. Photo by Kumiko Kakiuchi.

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