12-year old Enosa Lyman has been studying steel guitar with Kumu Alan Akaka since the age of 10. He is not only following in the footsteps of his older sister, Mālie Lyman, but he is also doing his part to uphold a musical legacy established by his great-grandmother, Genoa Keawe.
While he enjoys playing the ‘ukulele, singing, and dancing, he also enjoys football, playing video games, and bodyboarding.
As a student in the Hawaiian language immersion and culture-focused charter school programs, he has a rich understanding of how the stories and traditions of our ancestors are preserved in the music. With an understanding of his kuleana, excitement to explore his own personal interests, and having a solid understanding of his cultural heritage, Enosa displays a confident and fun personality you?re sure to enjoy in every performance!
Statewide Steel Guitar Festivals
Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
Maui Steel Guitar Festival
Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week
Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival
Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
Kona Steel Guitar Festival