Steel Trappings Is Back On the Air!

January 29, 2017 • Addison ChingNews is back on the air! resumed broadcasting on the Internet on January 29, 2017. After shutting down on December 31, 2016, the station's ownership changed hands. The new owners are headed up by Debbie Conner, broadcast personality of "The Debbie Conner Show" which was broadcast on before it shut down in December.

According to an announcement posted on their website, "Steel Radio is now live again as of Janurary 29th, 2017. Steel Radio has recently undergone a change of ownership, and the station was down for approximately 3 Weeks. We hope that you accept our sincerest apologies for our time Off-Air, and we hope you enjoy the all-new, redesigned!" will once again broadcast the Maui Steel Guitar Festival live from Maui on April 28-30 of this year. If you're at the festival, stop by the broadcast position near the stage and say "Hello" to Debbie and her engineer.

The broadcast can be accessed via their website at or directly from this link:



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Festivals and Conventions
Instruments and Luthiers



Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
Feb, 2-3, 2018 - Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach, Kapa'a, Kaua'i
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i
March 17, 2018 - Ka Makana Ali'i Shopping Center, Kapolei
Maui Steel Guitar Camp
April 11-12, 2018 - Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, Maui
Maui Steel Guitar Festival
April 13-14, 2018 - Ka'anapali Beach Hotel, Lahaina, Maui
April 15, 2018 - Queen Ka'ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 9, 2018 - Windward Mall, Kaneohe
Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikiki Steel Guitar Week
July 9-14, 2018
Monday-Thursday - Nightly Evening Performances
Friday-Saturday - Festival Ho'olaule'a Performances
Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikiki
Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival
September, 2018 - Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows, Kohala Coast, Hawai'i

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