A school demonstration team with NextGen steel guitarists Ethan Goore and Pono Fernandez visited the Chiefess Kamakahelei 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. Ethan and Pono were joined by Alan Akaka and Natan Goore who provided musical backup.
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Photography by Alan Akaka unless otherwise noted. All photos ©2020 by HIMELE.