Winter Concert 1
Ke Kula Mele haumana presented their annual Winter concert at the Windward Mall on December 21. 2013. The one-hour concert featured the haumana singing and playing Na Mele o Hawaii, the songs of the Island of Hawai‘i. Some holiday favorites were also included. Highlights of the program included a four-part arrangement of Nani Waimea and an ensemble of the school's steel guitar students all playing Kaulana o Hilo Hanakahi at the same time.
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- Addison Ching.
- Mālie Lyman.
- Mālie and Addison.
- Mālie and Addison with Bob Beard, Luana Macariola, and Gale Warshawsky in the background.
- Setting up for the performance.
- Keen Ching.
- Andrea Tolentino helps style Mālieʻsʻ hair.
- Jake Fernandez and Michiko Akaka.
- Sid Pang directs Quincy Makaʻawaʻawa and Keen Ching.
- Bass players Zach Pang, Kuapapa, and Phil Sammer.
- Steel guitarists Sid Pang, Quincy Makaʻawaʻawa, and Keen Ching setting up.
- Steel guitarists Keen Ching and Alexis Tolentino. Ronald Tolentino, Addison Ching, Earl Ng, Kumu Alan Akaka, and Sharon Sawdey are in the background.
- Henry Wassman III. Christina is getting her hair styled by Andrea Tolentino.
- Addison and Mālie.
- Brandy and Makaʻala Perry.
- Alexis Tolentino.
- Concert guests Shirley and Larry.
- Sen. Daniel K. Akaka and Addison Ching.
- Malie Lyman with Sid Pang's steel guitar.
- Earl Ng, Sharon Sawdey, Gale Warshawsky, Alan Akaka, and Alexis Tolentino.
- Fred Santos snapping a photo.
- Andrea Tolentino styles Riko's hair.
- Quincy Maka'awa'awa mentally preparing for the concert.
- Some of the concert audience.
- Bass players Zach Pang, Kuapapa, and Ronald Tolentino.
- Alexis Tolentino.
- Almost ready to start! Positions, everyone!
- The haumana enter the stage.
- Kumu Alan Akaka gives last-minute instructions.
- The concert is almost underway.
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Photography by Sharon Ching ©2013 by Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i.