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Eddie Palama
Eddie Palama (1946-2018)
June 24, 2018 • Addison Ching • News

Steel Guitar legend Edward Kauka "Eddie" Palama, Sr., passed away on June 26, 2018. First [...]

Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame
Steel Guitars at HMHoF Meeting Luncheon
October 30, 2018 • Alan Akaka • News

The sounds of the Hawaiian steel guitar dominated the annual Hawaii Music Hall of Fame membership [...]

Vintage steel guitar exhibit on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum
Vintage steel guitar exhibit on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum
April 2, 2019 • Lahaina News • News

An exhibit of vintage steel guitars is on display at the Story of Hawaii Museum in the Outlets of [...]

Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
March 21, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

Don Touchi is retiring from the HIMELE Board of Directors after almost four years of dedicated [...]

Don Touchi Retires from HIMELE Board
HIMELE Welcomes Nate Goore to its Board of Directors
April 22, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

At its April, 2020, board meeting, the HIMELE Board elected Nate Goore to be a member of its [...]

Jerry Byrd: Aloha From Hawaii
Jerry Byrd: Aloha From Hawaii
May 24, 2020 • Jerry Byrd • News

First I must apologise for "missing columns" in the last two or three issues of BMG. Various [...]

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Facebook Clarifies Live Stream Policy
September 15, 2020 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • Instruments and Luthiers

Facebook announced revised policies on August 31, effective October 1, which appeared to [...]

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GoFundMe Created for Todd Clinesmith
October 10, 2020 • Addison Ching • News

A GoFundMe campaign has been organized by steel guitarist Mike Neer on behalf of Todd [...]

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1st HSGA Virtual Steel Guitar Festival
January 23-24, 2021 – Prerecorded and available on Multiple Platforms


Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
January 30, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
February 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 6PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Livestream Kanikapila
March 20, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveHawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase
Open Stage Showcase
March 27, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
April 17, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Kanikapila
May 15, 2021 (tentative) – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

Facebook LiveYouTube
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase

Livestream Steel Guitar Saturdays
May 29, 2021 – LIVE STREAMED on Facebook and YouTube 3PM - 5PM HST

COVID-19 Advisory: All live steel guitar festivals have been postponed Statewide until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic and health and safety directives currently in effect. Live festivals will return when HIMELE and government agencies determine it is safe to do so.

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