Steel Trappings

Addison Ching

Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week Returns with a Roar
July 19, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The recently-concluded 2022 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week featured six days of Hawaiian steel [...]

Announcing the Kona Steel Guitar Festival
July 24, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Another Hawaiian steel guitar festival joins the ranks of steel guitar festivals produced in Hawai‘i [...]

Maui Steel Guitar Festival Lineup Announced
August 13, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The lineup of featured players for the 2022 Maui Steel Guitar Festival has been announced. [...]

Spotlight ON! Feature

Spotlight ON! Jim Newberry
August 15, 2022 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

This month we shine the Spotlight ON! Jim Newberry. [...]

Keiki Kine Festival to Forego Livestream Broadcast
August 17, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Due to difficulty in obtaining a hard-wired Internet connection, the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival [...]

Spotlight ON! Feature

Spotlight ON! Matt Kobayashi
September 15, 2022 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

This month we shine the Spotlight ON! Matt Kobayashi. [...]

Makana for Makamae

Makana for Makamae
September 16, 2022 • Addison Ching • News

Makamae Lyu-Napoleon is a 15-year old steel guitar student of Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of [...]

Spotlight ON! Feature

Spotlight ON! Justin Firmeza
September 26, 2022 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

This month we shine the Spotlight ON! Justin Firmeza. [...]

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2022 Festivals and Workshops

Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
December 8-11, 2022 – Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Kamuela, Hawai‘i Island

2022 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts

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Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday

November 19, 2022 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani

December 10, 2022 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM HST

2023 Festivals and Workshops
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i   
February 18, 2023 – Ka Makana Ali‘i Shopping Center, Kapolei

Kona Steel Guitar Festival   
March 24-25, 2023 – Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa, Keauhou, Hawai‘i

Kaua‘i Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium   
May 3-4, 2023 – Sheraton Coconut Beach Resort, Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival   
May 4-6, 2023 – Sheraton Coconut Beach Resort, Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i
May 7, 2023 – Kukui Grove Center, Lihue, Kaua‘i
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall   
June 10, 2023 (tentative) – Windward Mall, Kāne‘ohe

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week   
July 10-15, 2023 – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival   
July 14, 2023 – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival   
July 15, 2023 – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kāhala Mall   
August 19, 2023 – Kāhala Mall, Honolulu

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 14, 2023 – The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Maui
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST
October 15, 2023 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST

2023 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts
Facebook LiveYouTube
Kona Steel Guitar Festival

March 25, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 12:00 Noon - 3 PM and 5 PM - 8 PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

July 14, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 4PM - 6:30PM HST


Facebook LiveYouTube
Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival

July 15, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST
Facebook LiveYouTube
Maui Steel Guitar Festival

October 14, 2023 – The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Maui, Hawai‘i – 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
October 15, 2023 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui, Hawai‘i – 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST

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