Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival

Behind the Scenes

Photos capturing some of the behind the scenes activity at the 2020 festival.

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  • School visitation team awaiting their Kauaʻi flight. From left: Ethan and Natan Goore, Alan Akaka, Pono and Jake Fernandez. Photo by Alan Akaka.
  • Kapaʻa Middle School Choir and ʻUkulele Band with Tai and Joey Misailidis. Photo by Mary Lardizabal.
  • Kapaʻa Middle School Choir and ʻUkulele Band director Mary Lardizabal with members of the band and Joey and Tai Misailidis. Photo by Mary Lardizabal.
  • Good luck mascot ʻʻYamaʻʻ accompanies Rhonda Murotake. Photo by Gale Warshawsky.
  • Kilipaki Vaughan with keiki Piko, Naʻa, and Ana Vaughan and Alan Akaka. Photo by Alan Akaka.
  • The Vaughan hula dancers Ana and Naʻa with mom Mehana and emcee Lady Ipo Kahaunaele-Ferreira await offstage as Kilipaki Vaughan and son Piko perform. Photo by Alan Akaka.

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Photography by Alan Akaka, Mary Lardizabal, and Gale Warshawsky. All photos ©2020 by HIMELE.

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