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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.

Steel Guitar Chronicles
Steel Guitar Chronicles

Geri Valdriz discusses the history of kika kila and steel guitar masters who are featured his "Hawaiian Steel" radio show that airs on Maui station KMNO 97.1 FM and at Mana‘o Radio's website.

Steeler Stylings
Steeler Stylings

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

The ‘Oi No Ka ‘Oi Steel Guitars
The ‘Oi No Ka ‘Oi Steel Guitars

A discussion about architecting and designing a steel guitar from the ‘Oi No Ka ‘Oi steel guitar luthier.

What's Going On With HIMELE
What's Going On With HIMELE

Reports from HIMELE's Chairman of the Board regarding activities involving HIMELE.

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HIMELE Events
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 17, 2024 – 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM HST
Kahala Mall, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

2024 Northern California Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium *
September 29, 2024 – Odd Fellows Lodge, Cupertino, CA

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 19, 2024 – 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM HST
The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Hawai‘i

Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
November 21-24, 2024 – Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts Collection, Waimea, Hawai‘i Island

2024 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts

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All broadcasts originate from the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Facebook Page and YouTube Channel.


Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 17, 2024 – Time 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Experience at Mauna Lani
November 22, 2024 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM HST


Other Events
2024 AISGC Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival *
July 25-27, 2024 – Towne Square Community Center, Winchester, IN
HSGA Steel Guitar Festival 2024 *
September 26-28, 2024 – Hilton Garden Inn, Emeryville, CA
* Registration Fee Required

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