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Courtyard Renovation Completed
Renovations Completed: Courtyard Kaua‘i is now a Sheraton Resort
October 11, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The renovation of the Courtyard Kaua‘i at Coconut Beach, site of the annual Kaua‘i Steel Guitar [...]

The 2020 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
The 2020 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
December 22, 2019 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Eight Hawaiian steel guitar masters will be featured in the 2020 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar [...]

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival Updates
Kaua‘i Festival Program Updates
February 17, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Program updates for the 2020 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival have been announced by festival [...]

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival Updates
Picking Up Steam
February 26, 2020 • Melisa Paterson • Festivals and Conventions

Hawaiian steel guitar, which has been experiencing a surge in popularity in recent years, will be [...]

The Garden Island Feature Story
Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival opens Friday
March 2, 2020 • Dennis Fujimoto • Festivals and Conventions

Two days of steel-guitar artistry are on tap at the Sheraton Kaua‘i Coconut Beach Resort when [...]

The Garden Island Feature Story
'NexGen' shines at guitar festival
March 2, 2020 • Dennis Fujimoto • Festivals and Conventions

Alan Akaka, director of Ke Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music, described the young people as [...]

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival COVID-19

2021 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival Postponed
August 21, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2021 Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival has been postponed until further notice. The festival was [...]

Kaua‘i Festival Features Expanded Program
February 12, 2022 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival is back! [...]

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2022 Festivals and Workshops

2022 Northern California Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium
August 14, 2022 – Cupertino, CA
Tuition from $100
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 27, 2022 – Kahala Mall, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall

August 27, 2022 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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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
Facebook LiveYouTube
Kona Steel Guitar Festival

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

Facebook LiveYouTube
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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