Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival

Gallery: 2017 Festival

This gallery contains video and photos from the 2017 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival held on February 3-4, 2017.

Video Gallery

Open Stage Performances - Select performances from Friday and Saturday Open Stage musicians.
Mark Alan Mendes - E Maliu Mai
Mark Alan Mendes - Lei Aloha Lei Makamae

Dave "DK" Kolars - Akaka Falls
Dave "DK" Kolars - Cocoanut Grove
Dave "DK" Kolars - I Like You
Dave "DK" Kolars - I'm Pau
Dave "DK" Kolars - Lei No Ka'iulani
Dave "DK" Kolars - Mapuana

Alexis Tolentino - Maui Chimes
Alexis Tolentino - Sleepwalk
Alexis Tolentino - Steel Guitar Rag
Alexis Tolentino - Whispering Lullaby

Ke Kula Mele Ensemble Featuring Gale Warshawsky - Ka Makani Ka 'Ili Aloha
Ke Kula Mele Ensemble Featuring Shirley Holu - My Yellow Ginger Lei
Ke Kula Mele Ensemble featuring Malie Lyman - Ko'ula (Manawaiopuna)
Ke Kula Mele Ensemble featuring Malie Lyman - 'Ulupalakua

Saturday Ho'olaule'a Performances - Select performances from the Main Program.
Proclamation by Kaua'i Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr.
Kaua'i Mayor Bernard P. Carvalho, Jr. - Pua Lilia

Kilipaki Vaughan - Hula O Makee
Kilipaki Vaughan - Nani Kaua'i
Kilipaki Vaughan - Maile Lau Li'ili'i
Kilipaki Vaughan - Pua Mae'ole
Kilipaki Vaughan - He Pua Wehiwa
Kilipaki Vaughan - Ko'ula/Manawaiopuna

Eddie Palama - Mapuana
Eddie Palama - Hula Heaven
Eddie Palama - Evening In The Islands
Eddie Palama - Sweet Someone
Eddie Palama - Pikake
Eddie Palama - He Aloha No Honolulu
Eddie Palama - Blue Hawaiian Moonlight

Ed Punua - Holoholo Ka'a
Ed Punua featuring Kawai'iki Punua - Nani Wale Wa Hala/Sophisticated Hula
Ed Punua featuring Lilikalani Punua - Nalani
Ed Punua featuring Lilikalani Punua - Na Molokama
Ed Punua - Come To Me, Puanani/Leimomi

Geri Valdriz - Na Ka Pueo
Geri Valdriz - 'Imi Au Ia 'Oe (I Search For You)
Geri Valdriz - He'eia

Alexis Tolentino - Haole Hula
Alexis Tolentino - Maui Chimes

Malie Lyman - Henehene Kou Aka
Malie Lyman - Ka Loke
Malie Lyman - Ko'ula (Manawaiopuna)

Bobby Ingano - Little Grass Shack/Hawaiian War Chant
Bobby Ingano - Sleepwalk
Bobby Ingano - Palolo Medley
Bobby Ingano - Kaula 'Ili

Greg Sardinha - Aloha Tears
Greg Sardinha - Auhea Na Ho'i La

Alan Akaka - Hele On To Kaua'i
Alan Akaka featuring Pomaika'i Lyman - Kaua'i Beauty
Alan Akaka featuring Pomaika'i Lyman - 'Alika

Finale - Old McDonald (all featured steel guitarists)
Finale - Hawai'i Aloha (all featured steel guitarists)

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 ©2017 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

Behind the Scenes
   Behind the Scenes
Sheraton Kickoff Kanikapila
   Sheraton Kanikapila
School Visitations
   School Visitations
Open Stage
   Open Stage - Friday Sessions
   Open Stage - Saturday Sessions
Workshops
   Workshops
Evening Kanikapila
   Evening Kanikapila
Saturday Ho'olaule'a
   Ho'olaule'a 1
   Ho'olaule'a 2

Please enjoy these photos for your personal use. There may be a slight pause as picture slideshows load. Photography by Don Touchi ©2017 by Don Touchi Photos unless otherwise noted. All photos ©2017 by HIMELE.

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