Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i

Spring Concert

The Ke Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music 2019 Spring Concert was presented at the Windward Mall on June 8, 2019, preceding the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival that same day at Windward Mall.

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  • Getting ready for the concert. The steel guitar players are set up in front of the stage and steel guitarist Robert Antonio does some last-minute preparation.
  • James Mattern.
  • Ke Kula Mele students getting ready for the concert. From left: Phil Sammer, Steve Kawachi, Ethan Goore, Hōʻailona Mahuka, Larry Holu, Mālie Lyman, Iosepa Lyman, and Pono Fernandez.
  • Gale Warshawsky.
  • The Ke Kula Mele banner.
  • Kumu Alan Akaka gives the haumana last minute instructions.
  • The group listens intently to Kumu's instructions.
  • Steel guitarists Robert Antonio, Claude Kutaka, and Kawai Kelekolio in action.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Hōʻailona Mahuka.
  • Jake Fernandez.
  • Hōʻailona Mahuka.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Pono Fernandez with Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • Larry Holu on upright bass.
  • Ke Kula Mele ʻukulele players.
  • Meghan makes an announcement.
  • James Mattern.
  • Shirley Holu.
  • Steel guitarist Larry Holu.
  • Larry Holu playing his Canpous 8-string.
  • Gale Warshawsky.
  • Shirley Holu, Hōʻailona Mahuka, Pono Fernandez, Mālie Lyman, Ethan Goore, and Kianna Ragan.
  • Upright bass players Iosepa Lyman, Steve Kawachi, and Phil Sammers.
  • Steel guitarist Enosa Lyman with Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • NextGen steel guitarist Mālie Lyman.
  • A view of the concert audience.
  • Enosa Lyman, Ikaika Orlando, Gale Warshawsky, Kumu Alan Akaka, Kianna Ragan, and NextGen steel guitarist Ethan Goore
  • The Ke Kula Mele concert haumana.

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Photography by Arnie Warshawsky ©2019 by Arnie Warshawsky Images and Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i.

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