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Festivals and Conventions

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival - Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall COVID-19
Kahala Mall Steel Guitar Festival Canceled
June 2, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The 2020 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival - Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall is the latest steel guitar [...]

AISGC 2020 Winchester Festival Cancelled
AISGC 2020 Winchester Festival Cancelled
June 10, 2020 • Mark Prucha • Festivals and Conventions

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the 2020 AISGC Winchester Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival has [...]

AISGC 2020 Tribute Video
AISGC 2020 Tribute Video: A Tribute to Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festivals
June 13, 2020 • Mark Prucha • Festivals and Conventions

Although our Winchester festival has been cancelled this year, we will not let that stop us in [...]

Maui Steel Guitar Festival COVID-19
Maui Steel Guitar Festival Canceled
July 7, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Maui communities will not be enjoying a Hawaiian steel guitar festival this year. The festival, [...]

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

HIMELE Launches Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
July 22, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

HIMELE is launching the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase, a series of Hawaiian steel guitar [...]

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase A Huge Success!
July 28, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The first Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Live Stream event was a resounding success! [...]

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

August Showcase Postponed
August 20, 2020 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The August, 2020, Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase featuring Hawaiian steel guitarists Jeff Au [...]

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 [...]

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2023 Festivals and Workshops
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i
February 18, 2023 – Ka Makana Ali‘i Shopping Center, Kapolei

Kona Steel Guitar Festival
March 23-25, 2023 – Outrigger Kona Resort and Spa, Keauhou, Hawai‘i

Kaua‘i Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium *
May 3-4, 2023 – Sheraton Coconut Beach Resort, Kapa‘a, Hawai‘i

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
May 4-6, 2023 – Sheraton Coconut Beach Resort, Kapa‘a, Hawai‘i
May 7, 2023 – Kukui Grove Center, Lihue, Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 10, 2023 – Windward Mall, Kāne‘ohe

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

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

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

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kāhala Mall
August 19, 2023 – Kahala Mall, Honolulu

2023 Northern California Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium *
September 24, 2023 – Odd Fellows Lodge, Cupertino, CA

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 14, 2023 – The Shops at Wailea, Wailea, Hawai‘i
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST
October 15, 2023 – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, Kahului, Hawai‘i
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST

2023 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Livestream Broadcasts

Facebook LiveYouTube
All broadcasts originate from the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase Facebook Page and YouTube Channel. Festival broadcasts may also stream from the respective festival's Facebook Page.


Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
January 28, 2023 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Ka Makana Ali‘i
February 18, 2023 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday - Live from Molokai!
April 22, 2023 (tentative) – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
May 6, 2023 – Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 12:00 Noon - 3 PM and 5 PM - 8 PM HST

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
June 10, 2023 – 11:30 PM - 4:00 PM HST

Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
July 14, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 4PM - 6:30PM HST


Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival
July 15, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – 11AM - 2PM and 4:30PM - 6:30PM HST
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 19, 2023 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
September 9, 2023 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

Maui Steel Guitar Festival
October 15, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert – Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center, – 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM HST

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturday
November 19, 2023 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST


Other Events
HSGA Virtual Festival 4
February 4, 2023 Facebook LiveYouTube

2023 AISGC Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival *
July 27-29, 2023 – Towne Square Community Center, Winchester, IN
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association (HSGA) 2023 Festival *
September 21-23, 2023 – Odd Fellows Lodge, Cupertino, CA
* Registration Fee Required

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