The Saturday morning ho‘olaule‘a pageant will begin at 11:00 AM on November 6 and the afternoon ho‘olaule‘a pageant will begin at 4:30 PM. Each program features different Hawaiian steel guitar masters presenting programs featuring Hawaiian music and hula. Emcee for both pageants is Kimo Kahoano, with hula provided by Kapuanani Greene.
|11:00 AM||Steve Cheney|
|11:45 AM||Kapono Lopes|
|12:30 PM||Jeff Au Hoy|
|1:15 PM||Greg Sardinha|
|4:30 PM||Next Gen Steel Guitarists: Enosa, Tai, Pono, Mālie|
|5:25 PM||Bobby Ingano and Alan Akaka Jam Session|
Next Generation steel guiitar students of the Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of Hawaiian Music will perform for festival attendees' enjoyment.
The Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival poster was designed by Addison Ching and features pictures of the master performers superimposed on a silhouette of a 1940 Rickenbacher Bakelite steel guitar. Click on the thumbnail for a larger view.
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