Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i

Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival

Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i NextGen steel guitarists isabella Bertelmann, Makamae Lyu-Napopeon, Tai Misailidis, Pono Fernandez, Joey Misailidis, and Ethan Goore were featured in a one-hour performance on Monday, July 11, 2022, as one of the 2022 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week's Monday-Thursday nightly concerts.

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  • Isabella Bertelmann's mom Donnica.
  • Veteran festival guests Dennis and Daphne Rice.
  • Dennis and Daphne with HIMELE directors Nate Goore and Larry Holu.
  • Emcee Kimo Kahoano with Ethan Goore.
  • Upright bass player Helene Woodward.
  • Emcee Kimo Kahoano.
  • Tai Misailidis with Kaipo Asing.
  • Tai and Kaipo.
  • Alan Akaka was one of the backup musicians.
  • Kimo Kahoano and Pomaikaʻi Keawe.
  • Backup musician Kaipo Asing.
  • Some of the NextGen performance guests.
  • Kaipo Asing acknowledging festival guests.
  • Dr. John Misailidis with SooJean Misailidis and Pomaikaʻi Keawe.
  • Isabella Bertelmann.
  • Makamae Lyu-Napoleon.
  • Festival guest and Hawaiian musician Mike Bonnice from Arizona.
  • Ethan Goore.
  • Joey Misailidis.
  • Joey with Kaipo.
  • Joey sings a song.
  • Mālie Lyman.
  • Mālie.
  • Mālie Lyman.

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