Here is the latest news about HIMELE's Hawaiian steel guitar festivals and related events.
Six NextGen keiki steel guitarists will be featured at the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival - Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall. The Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of Hawaiian Music musicians who will perform include Hi‘ipoi Lindsay, Enosa Lyman, Tai Misailidis, Makamae Lyu-Napoleon, Isabella Bertelmann, and Pono Fernandez. The steel guitarists range in age from 10 years old to 18 years old.
The annual event will begin at 3:00 P.M. and will be livestreamed on the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.
Tentative dates for some 2024 steel guitar festivals have been released.
2023 Festivals and Workshops
2023 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts
HIMELE is a Hawai‘i non-profit corporation that supports music enrichment and education for people of all ages. Our purpose is to educate, promote, and perpetuate Hawaiian music, Hawaiian culture and Hawaiian musical instruments.
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