Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival

Ho'olaule'a 3

The Ho'olaule'a featured performances by steel guitar masters from Kaua'i and Honolulu.

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  • The conclusion of the group jam session. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.
  • The festival finale. Alan Akaka leads the group in 'Aloha 'Oe. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.
  • The audience responds during the final remarks by Alan. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.
  • The audience gives a standing ovation as Alan acknowledges emcee Mele Apana.
  • Mele Apana giving closing commentary, thanking Alan and the event planners for the festival.
  • Mele Apana delivering closing commentary.
  • More closing remarks by Mele.
  • he audience remained standing during the closing remarks for Hawai'i Aloha that followed the Aloha 'Oe interlude.
  • Hawai'i Aloha. Event staff joined in on stage.
  • Hawai'i Aloha.
  • Hawai'i Aloha.
  • Hawai'i Aloha.
  • Hawai'i Aloha conclusion.
  • The festival is over for this year. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.
  • Group picture of festival performers and event organizers. PC-Billie Aina Terao.
  • Group picture of festival performers and event organizers. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.
  • Alan Akaka gives his stamp of approval: The First Annual Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival was a huge success. PC-Mark Alan Mendes.

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