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Next Generation Steel Guitarist Alexis Tolentino

Alexis Tolentino Alexis is 17 years old and will be a senior in high school. She has received training in the Hawaiian steel guitar for five years. She is a Next Generation steel guitarist at Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music. She also trained in the upright bass since she was in the 7th grade and now plays the upright bass in her school's orchestra. She is also trained in hula.
 
Alexis has always been interested in Hawaiian music and culture. At age five, she started playing the 'ukulele and dancing hula. She started with and still belongs to the Ka Hale I o Kahala halau. When she's not involved with music, Alexis enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with family and friends, cooking, baking, drawing and arts and crafts.