Steel Trappings

Addison Ching

Steel Trappings
Steel Trappings Has a New Look
November 26, 2017 • Addison Ching • News

The Steel Trappings online Newsletter/Blog has been revamped to a slightly modified [...]

SHSGA Happenings
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association Clarifies Scholarship Policy
November 28, 2017 • Addison Ching • News

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association (HSGA) recently enacted a board resolution that memorializes the association's commitment to their scholarship program. [...]

Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival Lineup Announced
December 4, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Alan Akaka, Bobby Ingano, and Greg Sardinha will again present their steel guitar stylings at [...]

Kika Pila at Keoki's Paradise
Kika Pila at Keoki's Paradise
January 17, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Keoki's Paradise in Kaua'i's Poipu Beach will be the site of a Kickoff Hawaiian Jam Session [...]

2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival
The 2018 Kaua'i Steel Guitar Festival at the Courtyard Kaua'i
February 9, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Hawaiian steel guitar music flowed throughout the Courtyard Kaua'i at the 2018 Kaua'i [...]

2018 Maui Steel Guitar Festival
The Tenth Anniversary Maui Steel Guitar Festival
February 10, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

2018 marks the tenth anniversary of the Maui Steel Guitar Festival. Originally produced by Henry [...]

Tone Bars: Stainless or Polymer?
Tone Bars: Stainless or Polymer?
February 22, 2018 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

Many aspiring lap steel guitarists start off with a metallic standard stainless steel or chromed [...]

2018 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i
Steel Guitars in Kapolei
February 26, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2nd annual Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali'i will be held on Saturday, March [...]

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday Extra!
October 16, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Kaua‘i
October 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 2PM - 4PM HST

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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival
incorporating the
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
November 6, 2021 (tentative) – Royal Grove Stage, Royal Hawaiian Center, Waikīkī
Saturday Performances 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - LIVE from Maui
November 20, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
December 18, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST (tentative)

COVID-19 Advisory: HIMELE™ plans to resume in-person live steel guitar festivals in 2022, contingent on pandemic directives and venue approvals. Livestream Showcases will continue through 2021.

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