Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes 1

Photos capturing some of the behind the scenes activity at the 2019 festival.

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  • Sunrise at the Courtyard.
  • Another view of the sunrise.
  • Downtime at the steel exhibit table with Judy Van Sickle Maierhofer, Sandy Sardinha, Geri Valdriz, and Larry Holu.
  • Paul Moody with Sandy Sardinha at the festival store.
  • Julie Hendricks with a souvenir from last year's Maui Steel Guitar Festival which included Elvis tribute artist Darren Lee.
  • Hawaiian Creative Video videographer Dorrian Lizama.
  • Some members of the Kauaʻi Steel Guitar Festival class of 2019. Front: Greg Sardinha, Alan Akaka, Larry Holu, Bolbby Ingano, Geri Valdriz. Rear: Mālie Lyman, Kekai Chock, Kaipo Asing, Kapono Lopes, Dave ʻʻDKʻʻ Kolars, Addison Ching, Pomaikaʻi Lyman.
  • Some of the NextGen waiting patiently at the Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu gate waiting to board.
  • The NextGen with Bobby Ingano at Lihue airport.
  • After the Thursday school visitation the group dined at Waipouli Deli.
  • Tai has earned the nickname ʻʻTaibascoʻʻ for her culinary preference. Sister Joey and mom SooJean are in the background.
  • Statuary at the Courtyard Kauaʻi.
  • Another picture of Friday's sunrise.
  • Breakfast after Friday's school visitation was at Tip Top Cafe. From left: Ethan Goore, Mālie Lyman, Tai Misailidis, Bobby Ingano, Joey Misailidis, Pono Fernandez, and Alan Akaka.
  • Sunrise image as seen through a camera viewfinder.
  • Saturdayʻs sunrise at the Courtyard.

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Photography by Don Touchi ©2019 by Don Touchi Photos, unless otherwise noted. All photos ©2019 by HIMELE.

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