Steel Trappings

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Gibson EH-150
Did You Know? - Part 1
June 5, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

Did you know this about the steel guitar? [...]

Gibson EH-150
Did You Know? - Part 2
June 8, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

Here is some additional information about the steel guitar. [...]

Hawaiian Sunset
That "Hawaiian" Sound
August 13, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education and Training

"I want to learn how to play my steel guitar so that I sound Hawaiian. How do I [...]

Airplane Steel
Airline Cabin Policy Rating System Published
September 2, 2016 • Addison Ching • News

For many musicians traveling with instruments a major concern is if the airline will allow [...]

Steel.Radio.com
SteelRadio.com Shutting Down
December 29, 2016 • Addison Ching • News

One of the Internet's radio stations and perhaps the only one dedicated to playing steel [...]

Steel.Radio.com
Steelradio.com is back on the air!
January 29, 2017 • Addison Ching • News

Steelradio.com resumed broadcasting on the Internet on January 29, 2017. After shutting [...]

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 [...]

Story of Hawaii Museum
Steel Guitar Exhibit Opens on Maui
March 10, 2018 • Geronimo "Geri" Valdriz • News

The Story of Hawaii Museum has added a new Exhibit to its collection called "Kika Kila, the [...]

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2022 Festivals and Workshops

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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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
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Kona Steel Guitar Festival

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

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Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

July 14, 2023 Ho‘olaule‘a concert (tentative) – 4PM - 6:30PM HST


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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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