Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival

Gallery: 2016 Festival

This gallery contains video and photos from the 2016 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival held on February 5-6, 2016.

Video Gallery

Saturday Open Stage - Select performances from Saturday's Open Stage musicians.
Rhonda Murotake - Hele On To Kaua'i
Rhonda Murotake - Nani Waiale'ale
Rhonda Murotake - I'll Remember You

Heu'i Bandmann - He Ali'i No 'Oe
Heu'i Bandmann - Pua 'Iliahi

Ed Blanchet - Hula Lolo
Ed Blanchet - Blue Hawaiian Moonlight
Ed Blanchet - Adventures In Paradise

Mark Alan Mendes - Sand
Mark Alan Mendes - Paradise Found (Hana)
Mark Alan Mendes - Hula Lihue
Mark Alan Mendes - Narration: Child of Oahu
Mark Alan Mendes - Kahealani
Mark Alan Mendes - Nighty-night, Mr. Akaka

Daniel Villani - Hapuna Sunset
Daniel Villani - Pa Mai Ana Ke Makani (Kona)

Dave "DK" Kolars - Aloha Tears
Dave "DK" Kolars - Cocoanut Grove
Dave "DK" Kolars - Wa'a Wahine
Dave "DK" Kolars - Back Home In Indiana
Dave "DK" Kolars - The One Rose (That's Left In My Heart)
Dave "DK" Kolars - Orange Grove in California
Dave "DK" Kolars - Wai O Minnehaha

Alexis Tolentino - Maui Chimes
Alexis Tolentino - Whispering Lullaby
Alexis Tolentino - Haole Hula
Alexis Tolentino - Adventures In Paradise
Alexis Tolentino - How'd Ya Do?

Konabob Stoffer - The Kona Hotel
Konabob Stoffer - Sweet Singing Bamboo
Konabob Stoffer - Soft Green Seas
Konabob Stoffer - Kuhio Beach
Konabob Stoffer - Sand
Konabob Stoffer - Leimomi

Saturday Ho'olaule'a - Select performances from the Main Program.
Welcome Speech by Kaua'i Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.

Kilipaki Vaughan - Blue Hawaiian Moonlight
Kilipaki Vaughan - Pua Ahihi
Kilipaki Vaughan - Kaua'i Beauty
Kilipaki Vaughan - Lumaha'i
Kilipaki Vaughan - Sweet Lei Mokihana
Kilipaki Vaughan - Sand
Kilipaki Vaughan - Pua Tuarose

Kirk Smart - La Rosita
Kirk Smart - Ka Ua Loko
Kirk Smart - Waiting For A Train
Kirk Smart - Sentimental Mood
Kirk Smart - Mean Old World
Kirk Smart - High and Dry

Bobby Ingano - Kanaka Wai Wai
Bobby Ingano - Ahulili
Bobby Ingano - Sleepwalk
Bobby Ingano - Kawika Slack Key
Bobby Ingano - Kaula Ili
Bobby Ingano - Hula Blues

Ed Punua - E Mau and 'Auhea 'Oe
Ed Punua - Aloha Nui Ku'uipo and Leimomi
Ed Punua - Sophisticated Hula
Ed Punua - Beautiful Kahana
Ed Punua - Waiulu
Ed Punua - Analani E
Ed Punua - Sand

Alan Akaka - 'Auhea 'Oe
Alexis Tolentino - Wai O Minnehaha
Mele Apana - Aloha Kaua'i
Malie Lyman - Manowaiopuna
Pomaika'i Lyman - Kane'ohe

Finale - Hanohano Hanalei
Finale - Aloha 'Oe and Hawai'i Aloha

Please enjoy these videos for your personal use. Open Stage videography by Ron and Andrea Tolentino. Ho'olaule'a videography by Hawaiian Creative Video. All videos ©2016 by HIMELE and appear with permission from the respective performers.

The video gallery is on the Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival YouTube channel. Please visit our YouTube channel for video recordings from all Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festivals.

Photo Gallery

Festival Behind the Scenes
Behind the Scenes 1
Behind the Scenes 2
Behind the Scenes 3
Workshops
Friday Workshops
Kanikapila
Kanikapila
Open Stage Performances
Open Stage 1
Open Stage 2
Open Stage 3
Saturday Ho'olaule'a
Ho'olaule'a 1
Ho'olaule'a 2
Ho'olaule'a 3

Please enjoy these photos for your personal use. There may be a slight pause as picture slideshows load. Photography courtesy of Aaron Benolkin, Jennie Bergerson, Nalani Brun, Moses Kamai, Dave Kolars, Pomaika'i Lyman, Judy Van Sickle Maierhofer, Mark Alan Mendes, Rhonda Murotake, Andrea Tolentino, Scott Vilhauer, Gale Warshawsky, Addison Ching, and Alan Akaka. Some Ho'olaule'a photos were sourced from the video transcription done by Hawaiian Creative Video. All photos ©2016 by HIMELE except those sourced from Facebook.

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