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Alan Akaka
My Start in Music: A True Story
September 3, 2016 • Alan Akaka • Education and Training, Entertainment

Growing up, I truly wanted to learn to play music and was excited to join my elementary school [...]

Steeler Stylings
The Many Styles of Greg Sardinha
September 21, 2016 • Don Touchi • Education and Training, Entertainment

Greg Sardinha is one of the few "masters" in Hawaiian steel guitar. His unique style of [...]

Steeler Stylings
Mark-come-lately: Mark Prucha
November 2, 2016 • Addison Ching • Education and Training, Entertainment

Mark Prucha is a steel guitar prodigy. He is a recent entry into the steel guitar world, having started [...]

Peering Through the Eyes of a 10-year Old Musician
Peering Through the Eyes of a 10-year Old Musician
June 8, 2018 • Tai Misailidis • Education and Training, Entertainment

Tai Misailidis is a budding steel guitarist, although she is not very public about it. Perhaps 10-year [...]

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 [...]

Steeler Stylings
A Visit With Patti Maxine
July 25, 2018 • Joey Misailidis • Education and Training, Entertainment

Joey Misailidis, 13, recently interviewed steel guitarist Patti Maxine. Joey is a Next [...]

Steve Cheney

Steve Cheney Featured in PCC Article
May 2, 2021 • Alan Akaka • News

Steve Cheney is one of HIMELE's featured artists in our Hawaiian Steel Guitar festivals and [...]

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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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HIMELE is a Hawai‘i non-profit corporation that supports music enrichment and education for people of all ages. Our purpose is to educate, promote, and perpetuate Hawaiian music, Hawaiian culture and Hawaiian musical instruments.