Steel Trappings

April 2021

Geri's Vintage Steels

Early 1930's Rickenbacher Amplifier
April 1, 2021 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • Instruments and Luthiers

From the very beginning, Rickenbacher developed and sold guitar amplifiers. After all, the first [...]

Showcase Feature

Showcase Livestream Adds YouTube Channel
April 9, 2021 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase has launched its YouTube channel. The channel is now [...]

Kanikapila Feature

May Livestream Kanikapila
April 16, 2021 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Get your instruments ready! A second Livestream Kanikapila has been scheduled for May. The [...]

Open Stage Call Feature

Call for Open Stage Showcase Participation
April 27, 2021 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The next Hawaiian Steel Guitar Open Stage Showcase will be presented in the Summer, [...]

SPotlight ON! Feature

Spotlight ON! Lion Ladies Steel Guitar Ensemble
April 27, 2021 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

This month we start a new feature called "Spotlight ON!"" [...]

On the Playlist Feature

New Feature Coming May 1
April 28, 2021 • Addison Ching • Steel Guitar History

A new monthly feature, "On the Playlist," will debut in Steel Trappings on May 1, 2021. [...]

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday Extra!
October 16, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Kaua‘i
October 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 2PM - 4PM HST

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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival
incorporating the
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
November 6, 2021 (tentative) – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī
Saturday Performances 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Maui
November 20, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
December 18, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST (tentative)

COVID-19 Advisory: HIMELE™ plans to resume in-person live steel guitar festivals in 2022, contingent on pandemic directives and venue approvals. Livestream Showcases will continue through 2021.

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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.