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Festivals and Conventions

The 2019 Maui Steel Guitar Festival
Outlets of Maui Welcomes the 2019 Maui Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
February 9, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Bryant Neal, Executive Director of Arts Entertainment for Children Group (Maui), announced that [...]

The 2019 Waikiki Steel Guitar Week
Open Stage Added to 2019 Waikiki Festival
February 11, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Waikiki Steel Guitar Week will feature more steel guitar playing this year. An Open Stage [...]

Hands-on in Kapolei
All Hands-on in Kapolei
February 18, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The hands-on steel guitar experience offered at many HIMELE steel guitar festivals is proving to [...]

Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival Under Construction
2019 Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival Canceled
March 4, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2019 Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival, originally scheduled for December 8-9, 2019, has [...]

Hot Steel
A Visit to Maui's Kihei Charter School
April 28, 2019 • Daniel Tremblay • Festivals and Conventions, Education

For the second year, Linda and I travelled to the Kihei Charter School to demonstrate, educate [...]

Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week
Waikīkī Event To Feature International Artists
May 26, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Steel guitarists from Hawai‘i, California, Japan, and Australia will be featured in the 2019 Waikīkī [...]

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
Maui Festival To Be Presented by HIMELE
June 13, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The Maui Steel Guitar Festival will undergo a minor "facelift", although festival guests will barely [...]

Reiko at Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival
Reiki Tokushige Rogers to Host Saturday Festival Program
June 27, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Reiko Tokushige Rogers, radio personality and event emcee at Studio Rim Hawaii, has been [...]

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1st HSGA Virtual Steel Guitar Festival
January 23-24, 2021 – Prerecorded and available on Multiple Platforms


Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
January 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
February 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
March 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

COVID-19 Advisory: All live steel guitar festivals have been postponed Statewide until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic and health and safety directives currently in effect. Live festivals will return when HIMELE and government agencies determine it is safe to do so.

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