Steel Trappings

Complete Series Archive - All Series

The Complete Series Archive contains groups of articles that are identified as a series because they contain:

  • Recurring features identified by Feature Name
  • Recurring features identified by the Feature Name but with different titles
  • A single-themed article of three or more serialized installments

Bill Hardin
Bill Hardin

A series of articles by Andy Volk talking about luthier Bill Hardin.

Geri's Vintage Steels
Geri's Vintage Steels

Steel guitarist Geri Valdriz discusses various vintage steel guitars from his collection and elsewhere.

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar
Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar

Steve Tylka describes his experiences as he enters the world of the steel guitar.

Hot Steel
Hot Steel

Daniel Tremblay describes his experiences as a hands-on steel guitar trainer.

More Magnatone
More Magnatone

A series of articles reprinted from Vintage Guitar covering Magnatone MOTS amplifiers and steel guitars.

On the Playlist
On the Playlist

Geri Valdriz discusses steel guitar masters who will be featured on his "Hawaiian Steel" radio show's "On the Playlist" segment that airs on Maui station KMNO 97.1 FM and at Mana‘o Radio's website.

On the Playlist
Software for Creating Steel Guitar Arrangements

Mark Prucha walks you through the Finale music notation software.

Spotlight ON!
Spotlight ON!

A monthly feature that highlights a steel guitar artist or group who has participated in a previous Festival or Showcase.

Steeler Stylings
Steeler Stylings

A discussion of playing techniques and nuances of selected master steel guitarists.

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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


Facebook LiveYouTube
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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