Steel Trappings

Addison Ching

Steel Trappings
Steel Trappings Has a New Look
November 26, 2017 • Addison Ching • News

The Steel Trappings online Newsletter/Blog has been revamped to a slightly modified [...]

SHSGA Happenings
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association Clarifies Scholarship Policy
November 28, 2017 • Addison Ching • News

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association (HSGA) recently enacted a board resolution that memorializes the association's commitment to their scholarship program. [...]

Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival Lineup Announced
December 4, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Alan Akaka, Bobby Ingano, and Greg Sardinha will again present their steel guitar stylings at [...]

Kika Pila at Keoki's Paradise
Kika Pila at Keoki's Paradise
January 17, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Keoki's Paradise in Kaua'i's Poipu Beach will be the site of a Kickoff Hawaiian Jam Session [...]

2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
The 2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival at the Courtyard Kaua'i
February 9, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Hawaiian steel guitar music flowed throughout the Courtyard Kaua'i at the 2018 Kaua'i [...]

2018 Maui Steel Guitar Festival
The Tenth Anniversary Maui Steel Guitar Festival
February 10, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the Maui Steel Guitar Festival. Originally produced by Henry [...]

Tone Bars: Stainless or Polymer?
Tone Bars: Stainless or Polymer?
February 22, 2018 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

Many aspiring lap steel guitarists start off with a metallic standard stainless steel or chromed [...]

2018 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i
Steel Guitars in Kapolei
February 26, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2nd annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i will be held on Saturday, March [...]

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1st HSGA Virtual Steel Guitar Festival
January 23-24, 2021 – Prerecorded and available on Multiple Platforms


Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
January 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
February 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 6PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Kanikapila
March 20, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Open Stage Showcase
March 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
April 17, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Kanikapila
May 15, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
May 29, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

COVID-19 Advisory: All live steel guitar festivals have been paused Statewide until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Live festivals will resume when HIMELE and its partners agree that it is safe to do so.

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