Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i

2019 Aloha Festivals Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a

NextGen steel guitarists and musicians participated in the annual Aloha Festivals Keiki Ho‘olaule‘a at Pearlridge Mall on September 14, 2019, as a part of the Aloha Week festivities.

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  • NextGen steel guitarists and musicians at the Aloha Festival. From left: Tai Misailidis, Hōʻailona Mahuka, Mālie Lyman, Joey Misailidis, Kumu Alan Akaka, and Ikaika Orlando.
  • NextGen U-bass player Tai Misailidis who is also a steel guitarist.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Hōʻailona Mahuka.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Joey Misailidis.
  • Tai Misailidis.
  • Joey Misailidis.
  • Keiki at the Keiki Hoʻolauleʻa.
  • Tai Misailidis and Hōʻailona Mahuka.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie and Joey caught in the act of singing.
  • NextGen ʻukulele player Ikaika Orlando.
  • Ikaika Orlando.
  • Hōʻailona plays backup ʻukulele.
  • Ke Kula Mele ʻohana include Eric Keawe, Cho-Young Choi, grandmother of Tai and Joey, and Shirley and Larry Holu.
  • More Ke Kula Mele ʻoihaha include Dailene Todd, SooJean Misailidis, and Young Choi, grandfather of Tai and Joey.
  • Some of the hoʻolauleʻa guests included grandparents of the performers.
  • Young Choi taking a video of the performance.
  • Mālie Lyman hula dancing.
  • Kamalia Hopkins, cousin of Mālie Lyman, also performed a hula.
  • Kamalia Hopkins.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Upper-level view of the NextGen performance.

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Photos by Don Touchi ©2019 by Don Touchi Photography and Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i.

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