Steel Trappings

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Santo Farina
Santo Farina Is Still Alive
June 10, 2016 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

Recent postings on Social Media outlets incorrectly reported the passing of steel [...]

The Keawe 'Ohana
Curtain Call for The Keawe 'Ohana
June 11, 2016 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

The Keawe 'Ohana, a mainstay at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa's Moana [...]

Alan Akaka
My Start in Music: A True Story
September 3, 2016 • Alan Akaka • Education, Entertainment

Growing up, I truly wanted to learn to play music and was excited to join my elementary school [...]

Steeler Stylings
The Many Styles of Greg Sardinha
September 21, 2016 • Don Touchi • Education, Entertainment

Greg Sardinha is one of the few "masters" in Hawaiian steel guitar. His unique style of [...]

Alan Akaka and The Islanders
The End of an Era at the Waikiki Beach Marriott
October 24, 2016 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

The traditional Thursday night entertainment at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa is [...]

Steeler Stylings
Mark-come-lately: Mark Prucha
November 2, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education, Entertainment

Mark Prucha is a steel guitar prodigy. He is a recent entry into the steel guitar world, having started [...]

Ke Kula Mele Haumana
Ke Kula Mele 2016 Winter Concert
December 18, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education, Entertainment

The Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music presented its 2016 Winter Concert on Saturday [...]

Sleep Walk or Sleepwalk?
August 29, 2017 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

A classic steel guitar tune played by many, if not all, steel guitarists is the 1959 [...]

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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 (tentative) – 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 postponed Statewide until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic and health and safety directives currently in effect. Live festivals will return when HIMELE and government agencies determine it is safe to do so.

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