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Eddie Palama
Eddie Palama (1946-2018)
June 24, 2018 • Addison Ching • News

Steel Guitar legend Edward Kauka "Eddie" Palama, Sr., passed away on June 26, 2018. First [...]

Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame
Steel Guitars at HMHoF Meeting Luncheon
October 30, 2018 • Alan Akaka • News

The sounds of the Hawaiian steel guitar dominated the annual Hawaii Music Hall of Fame membership [...]

Vintage steel guitar exhibit on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum
Vintage steel guitar exhibit on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum
April 2, 2019 • Lahaina News • News

An exhibit of vintage steel guitars is on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum in the Outlets of [...]

Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
March 21, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

Don Touchi is retiring from the HIMELE Board of Directors after almost four years of dedicated [...]

Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
HIMELE Welcomes Nate Goore to its Board of Directors
April 22, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

At its April, 2020, board meeting, the HIMELE Board elected Nate Goore to be a member of its [...]

Jerry Byrd: Aloha From Hawaii
Jerry Byrd: Aloha From Hawaii
May 24, 2020 • Jerry Byrd • News

First I must apologise for "missing columns" in the last two or three issues of BMG. Various [...]

Facebook Live

Facebook Clarifies Live Stream Policy
September 15, 2020 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • Instruments and Luthiers

Facebook announced revised policies on August 31, effective October 1, which appeared to [...]

Facebook Live

GoFundMe Created for Todd Clinesmith
October 10, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

A GoFundMe campaign has been organized by steel guitarist Mike Neer on behalf of Todd [...]

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HIMELE Events
Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
May 5, 2024 – 12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM HST
Kukui Grove Center, Lihue, Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 8, 2024 – 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST
Windward Mall, Kāne‘ohe (O‘ahu), Hawai‘i

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week - July 8-13, 2024
July 8-11, 2024 – 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM HST (Nightly Concerts)
Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī (O‘ahu), Hawai‘i

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
July 12, 2024 – 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM HST
Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī (O‘ahu), Hawai‘i

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival
July 13, 2024 – 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM HST
Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī (O‘ahu), Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 17, 2024 – 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM HST
Kahala Mall, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

2024 Northern California Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium *
September 29, 2024 – Odd Fellows Lodge, Cupertino, CA

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 19, 2024 – 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM HST
The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Hawai‘i

Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
November 14-17, 2024 – Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Waimea, Hawai‘i Island

2024 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts

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All broadcasts originate from the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.


Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
July 12, 2024 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM HST


Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival
July 13, 2024 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM and 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM HST
Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
November 15, 2024 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM HST


Other Events
2024 AISGC Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival *
July 25-27, 2024 – Towne Square Community Center, Winchester, IN
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association 2024 Festival *
September 26-28, 2024 – Cupertino, CA
* Registration Fee Required

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