Queen Ka'ahamanu Center 1
Photos of Sunday festival activities at Kahului's Queen Ka'ahamanu Center.
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- Emcee Kathy Collins introduces steel guitarist Tadashi Arakawa.
- Tadashi Arakawa was accompanied by Addison Ching, Alexis Tolentino, and Adam Asing.
- Tadashi Arakawa.
- Featured steel guitarist Alexis Tolentino, accompanied by Addison Ching, Bobby Ingano, Alan Akaka, and Adam Asing.
- Alexis Tolentino.
- Statue of Queen Kaʻahamanu at the center.
- The Story of Hawaii Museum housed a vintage steel guitar exhibit curated by Geri Valdriz.
- A 1935 National Cast steel guitar made of cast aluminum on display in the museum.
- Limited edition 1936 Harmony Golden Jubilee steel guitar commissioned by Sears, Roebuck & Co. to commemorate their 50th year of business.
- Kathy Collins introduces Mauii County Mayorʻs Executive Assistant Paul Douglas who presented the Mayoral Proclamation.
- Dave ''DK'' Kolars with Bobby Ingano, Kaipo Asing, and Adam Asing.
- Dave ''DK'' Kolars.
- Daniel Tremblay demonstrates the steel guitar to a festival guest.
- Alan Akaka with Geromino ''Geri'' and Verdine Kong.
- Kiyoshi ''Lion'' Kobayashi with Akemi Kimura, Haruko Ozeki, Masako Wakamatsu, and Toshitake Okano.
- Kiyoshi ''Lion'' Kobayashi.
- Kathy Collins with Calvin ''KanakaCam@Yahoo'' Kuamo'o who videorecorded the entire concert.
- Alan Akaka and Daniel Tremblay discuss the festival with a festival guest.
- Kathy Collins with Lion Halau members Masako Wakamatsu, Akemi Kimura, Haruko Ozeki, and Toshitake Okano.
- Geri Valdriz with Kawika Kamai, Rick Bissen, and Don Mitsuyuki.
- Geronimo ''Geri'' Valdriz.
- Ke Kula Mele Next Gen steel guitarists and musicians accompanied by Addison Ching and Alan Akaka.
- Next Generation steel guitarist Pono Fernandez.
- Next Generation U-bass player Tai Misailidis with Next Generation steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
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Photography by Don Touchi ©2018 by Don Touchi Photos unless otherwise noted. All photos ©2018 by HIMELE.