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Kailua Kona
Announcing the Kona Steel Guitar Festival
June 11, 2016 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

HIMELE, producer of steel guitar festivals throughout the State of Hawaii, announces the [...]

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall
Festival News for Hawaii Island
June 23, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The festival for Hawaii Island is now called Hawaii Steel Guitar Festival. HIMELE festival [...]

Hawaii Steel Guitar Festival
Steel Guitar Construction Workshop at Mauna Lani
August 5, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The First Annual Hawaii Steel Guitar Festival at Mauna Lani will include a pre-festival [...]

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows
The First Annual Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival at Mauna Lani
October 25, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The First Annual Hawai'i Steel Guitar Festival at Mauna Lani kicks off in two [...]

Steel Guitar Workshop
Workshop Luthiers Construct Steel Guitars
November 15, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions, Instruments and Luthiers

A handful of enthisiastic students spent two days constructing their own steel guitars under the direction of luthier Bob [...]

Mauna Lani Bay Hotel and Bungalows
Steel Guitar Sounds Fill the Air at Mauna Lani
November 15, 2017 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

The first annual Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival at Mauna Lani was met with enthusiasm, excitement, and [...]

Festivals Under Construction
Festivals Rescheduled Due To Hotel Renovation Projects
March 9, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Two hotels that host HIMELE steel guitar festivals will undergo renovation in the coming year. [...]

Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival
Announcing the 2nd Annual Hawai'i Island Steel Guitar Festival Performers
June 24, 2018 • Addison Ching • Festivals and Conventions

Twelve featured Hawaiian steel guitarists and their bands will perform in the Friday and [...]

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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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