Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i

Mele Pakolu 1

Ke Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music steel guitarists and musicians were featured in Mele Pakolu, an ongoing musical program presented by the Royal Hawaiian Center on December 4, 2018. The 6-7 P.M. performance featured eight youth musicians ranging in age from 9 to 14 led by Kumu Alan Akaka.

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  • Steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • Steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • Upright bass player Iosepa Lyman.
  • Steel guitarist Hoʻailona Mahuka.
  • ʻUkulele player Enosa Lyman.
  • U-bass player Tai Misailidis.
  • ʻUkulele player Ikaika Orlando.
  • Steel guitarist Hoʻailona Mahuka.
  • Kumu Alan Akaka on guitar.
  • Loyal followers Dennis and Daphne Rice.
  • John and SooJean Misailidis and her mother from San Diego.
  • The performers from a second-story view of the stage.
  • Some of the eventʻs audience.
  • Another view of the performance.
  • Aaron Benolkin from Anchorage, Alaska.
  • Steel guitarist Pono Fernandez.
  • Ponoʻs playing technique.
  • Iosepa Lyman doing the hula.
  • Iosepa Lyman.

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Photography by Don Touchi ©2018 by Don Touchi Photos and by Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i.

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