The 2023 Festival will feature steel guitar masters Alan Akaka, Steve Cheney, Bobby Ingano, Kapono Lopes, and Greg Sardinha and Po‘kela (Zachary Castro and Kata Maduli.) NextGen steel guitarists Reign Lyu, Enosa Lyman, Makamae Lyu-Napoleon, Isabella Bertelmann, and Pono Fernandez will also perform.
The program will begin at 11 AM HST and run through 3 PM at the outdoor stage in the center court. The program will be livestreamed on the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase's Facebook page and YouTube channel.
These "NextGen" Steel Guitar students of Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of Hawaiian Music will perform for festival attendees' enjoyment.
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