A performance kanikapila with featured and NextGen musicians was presented at the hotel's Sunday brunch. A second impromptu kanikapila was held in the hotel's lobby as musicians and staff waited for airport transportation.
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- Brunch kanikapila participants included Kaipo Asing, Tai Misailidis, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Gteg Sardinha, and Ethan Goore.
- Alan Akaka.
- NextGen Tai Misailidis.
- Kaipo Asing.
- NextGen Mālie Lyman.
- Alan Akaka.
- Keʻala Kadooka, the Mauna Laniʻs DIrector of Living Culture.
- Keʻala Kadooka.
- Greg Sardinha.
- NextGen Ethan Goore.
- NextGen steel guitarists Pono Fernamdez and Joey Misailidis, Kaipo Asing, and NextGen Tai Misiailidis.
- Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, and Ethan Goore.
- Pono Fernandez, Joey and Tai Misailidis, Kaipo Asing, Mālie Lyman, Alan Akaka, Greg Sardinha, and Ethan Goore.
- Mālie Lyman, Kaipo Asing, Bobby Ingano, and Kapono Lopes kanikaplia in the hotelʻs lobby while waiting to go to the airport.
- Festival musicians, staff and giests have some lobby fun. From left: Larry Holu, Pono Fernandez, Kumiko Kakiuchi, Tai Misailidis, Shinichi Kakiuchi, Joey Misailidis, Pomaikaʻi Lyman, Kaipo Asing, Bobby Ingano, and Kapono Lopes.
- Clockwise from left: Kaipo Asing, Kapono Lopes, Eric Keawe, Sandy Sardinha, Greg Sardinha, Jake Fernandez, John Misailidis, Pono Fernandez, Tai Misailidis, Kumiko Kakiuchi, Joey Misailidis, and Mālie Lyman.
- Clockwise from left: Shinichi Kakiuchi, Joey Misailidis, Mālie Lyman, Kaipo Asing, Bobby Ingano, Kapono Lopes, Eric Keawe, Sandy Sardinha, Pono Fernandez, and Kumiko Kakiuchi.
- Kumiko Kakiuchi.
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