Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival

School Visitations - Kapa'a Middle School

A school demonstration team visited the Kapa'a Middle School to provide a presentation about the Hawaiian Steel Guitar showing students why the instrument is important to Hawaiian music and culture, providing musical selections that include the steel guitar, and giving students hands-on experiences with the instruments.

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  • Kapa'a Middle School campus.
  • School signage.
  • Some of the school visitation team: Bobby Ingano, Joey Misailidis, Mālie Lyman, Tai Misailidis, and Alan Akaka.
  • Alan Akaka was in charge of the presentation.
  • Bobby Ingano and Malie Lyman await their presentation.
  • Alan explains while Joey demonstrates.
  • Joey Misailidis.
  • The assembly. Class instructor Mary Lardizabal is recording Alanʻs presentation.
  • Another view of the assembly.
  • Mālie demonstrates her steel guitar skills, accompanied by Tai and Joey.
  • The group goes over one of the songs that will be performed at the festivalʻs main program.
  • Bobby and Mālie on the steel guitar with Tai, Joey and Alan accompanying.
  • Mālie shares her singing with the group, accompanied by Bobby, Tai, and Joey.
  • Dr. John Misailidis and Pomaika'i Lyman.
  • Class instructor Mary Lardizabal joined in on the keyboard.
  • Mary Lardizabal.
  • Alan, Joey, and instructor Lardizabal.
  • Pomaika'i Lyman shared a song.

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