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Festivals and Conventions

Seven Steelers at Windward Mall
April 13, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The first Hawaiian steel guitar festival on O‘ahu in 2022 will be a blockbuster featuring seven [...]

Steel Guitar Festival to Honor Tadashi Arakawa
April 26, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The first Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival will be presented on July 15, 2022. The festival [...]

Steel Guitar Festival Returns to Kahala Mall
May 23, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

A Hawaiian steel guitar festival featuring NextGen steel guitar students of Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i [...]

The Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
May 24, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

A new concept will debut at the 2022 Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival. Now branded as the [...]

Date Change for Kahala Mall Festival
May 26, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The date for the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall featuring NextGen steel [...]

Hana Hou for Maui Steel Guitar Festival
June 6, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The Maui Steel Guitar Festival returns in 2022 with a condensed two day festival and a new [...]

Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week Schedule Announced
June 17, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2022 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week returns in full force on July 11, 2022, with Monday through [...]

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 [...]

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2022 Festivals and Workshops

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 15, 2022 – The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Maui, Hawai‘i
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST
October 16, 2022 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Maui, Hawai‘i
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST

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 Open Stage Showcase

September 25, 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
December 11, 2022 Saturday Twilight at Kalāhuipua‘a concert – 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM HST

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

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

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

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

2023 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts
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Kona Steel Guitar Festival

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

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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

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


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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival

July 15, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert (tentative) – 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST

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