Steel Trappings

March, 2020

Geri's Vintage Steels
1946 Fender Princeton
March 1, 2020 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • Instruments and Luthiers

In 1945 Leo Fender and Doc Kauffman founded the K&F Company producing lap steel guitars and [...]

The Garden Island Feature Story
Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival opens Friday
March 2, 2020 • Dennis Fujimoto • Festivals and Conventions

Two days of steel-guitar artistry are on tap at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort when [...]

The Garden Island Feature Story
'NexGen' shines at guitar festival
March 2, 2020 • Dennis Fujimoto • Festivals and Conventions

Alan Akaka, director of Ke Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music, described the young people as [...]

Maui Steel Guitar Festival COVID-19
Maui Steel Guitar Festival Rescheduled
March 13, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2020 Maui Steel Guitar Festival has been rescheduled. [...]

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i COVID-19
Kapolei Steel Guitar Festival Canceled
March 16, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Another annual steel guitar festival has fallen victim to the Coronavirus threat. The 2020 [...]

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 [...]

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2020
Mauna Lani presents Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival Special Edition
February 7-9, 2020 – Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Kamuela, Hawai‘i Island

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

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i   CANCELED
March 21, 2020 – Ka Makana Ali‘i Shopping Center, Kapolei

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall   CANCELED
June 20, 2020 – Windward Mall, Kane‘ohe

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week   CANCELED
July 13-18, 2020 – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī
Monday-Thursday – Nightly Evening Performances   CANCELED
Friday-Saturday – Festival Open Stage and Ho‘olaule‘a Performances   CANCELED

Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival   CANCELED
July 17, 2020 – Festival Ho‘olaule‘a — Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī

AISGC Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival   CANCELED
June 23-25, 2020 – Winchester, IN

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
July 25, 2020 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival — Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall   CANCELED
August 15, 2020 – Kahala Mall, Honolulu

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
August 29, 2020 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

HSGA 34th Annual Mainland Festival Festival   CANCELED
September 17-19, 2020 – Fort Collins, CO

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
September 26, 2020 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Maui Steel Guitar Festival   CANCELED
October 16-17, 2020 – The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Maui
October 18, 2020 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui

Mauna Lani presents Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival
TBA – Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Kamuela, Hawai‘i Island.

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