Steel Trappings

April, 2019

Geri's Vintage Steels
1930's Recording King Roy Smeck
April 1, 2019 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • Instruments and Luthiers

The Recording King brand was marketed by Montgomery Ward, a large mail order sales [...]

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 [...]

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium
Announcing the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium
April 4, 2019 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposiums are a series of community-based steel guitar workshops and [...]

Keiki Steel Guitar Summer Institute
Keiki Summer Camp Announced
April 8, 2019 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium announced a Summer Camp activity for keiki on O‘ahu. The [...]

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

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


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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i
February 16, 2019 — Ka Makana Ali‘i Shopping Center, Kapolei

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
March 1-2, 2019 — Courtyard Kaua‘i at Coconut Beach, Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i
Maui Steel Guitar Camp
TBD — Maui site

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
April 12-13, 2019 — Outlets of Maui, Lahaina, Maui
April 14, 2019 — Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Mini-Expo at Windward Mall
June 1, 2019 — Windward Mall, Kaneohe

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 8, 2019 — Windward Mall, Kaneohe

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week
July 15-20, 2019 — Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī
Monday-Thursday — Nightly Evening Performances
Friday-Saturday — Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Performances

AISGC Winchester Convention
July 18-20, 2019 — Winchester Towne Centre, Winchester, IN

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Kahala Mall — Keiki Kine
August 17, 2019 — Kahala Mall, Honolulu

HSGA Ft. Collins Festival
September 17-19, 2019 — Hilton Fort Collins, Fort Collins, CO

Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival
December 13-15, 2019 (tentative, rescheduled) — Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i Island.

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
February 28-29, 2020 — Sheraton Resort, Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i

Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
October 9-10, 2020 — Nightly Festival Ho‘olaule‘a — Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī

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