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Lessons With Troy - The Podcast
Lessons With Troy - The Podcast
June 7, 2016 • Troy Brenningmeyer • Education and Training • Updated: June 16, 2017

Here's the latest Podcast in my series of Steel Guitar podcasts. [...]

Santo Farina
Santo Farina Is Still Alive
June 10, 2016 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

Recent postings on Social Media outlets incorrectly reported the passing of steel [...]

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar #1
Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar
February 1, 2017 • Steve Tylka • Education and Training

I first experienced steel guitar in the 1990s while enjoying a family vacation in [...]

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar #2
Getting Advice From Professional Steel Guitarists
March 6, 2017 • Steve Tylka • Education and Training

Last month I discussed my introduction to Hawaiian Steel Guitar and the first steps in my learning [...]

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar #3
What is a Chord?
April 11, 2017 • Steve Tylka • Education and Training

In my last article, I discussed correspondence with professional steel guitarists as well as advice for [...]

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar #4
Learning the Steel Guitar: The Beginning Stages
June 12, 2017 • Steve Tylka • Education and Training

In my previous articles I discussed my start in Steel Guitar, correspondence with professional musicians, and basic chord theory. Since [...]

Haumana: A Student's Journey Through Hawaiian Music and Steel Guitar #5
Chord Structures
July 28, 2017 • Steve Tylka • Education and Training

I'd like to continue our discussion on chord structure in this article. The most common chord found [...]

Sleep Walk or Sleepwalk?
August 29, 2017 • Addison Ching • Entertainment

A classic steel guitar tune played by many, if not all, steel guitarists is the 1959 [...]

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2022 Festivals and Workshops

2022 Northern California Hawaiian Steel Guitar Symposium
August 14, 2022 – Cupertino, CA
Tuition from $100
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall
August 27, 2022 – Kahala Mall, Honolulu, Hawai‘i
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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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Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival Keiki Kine at Kahala Mall

August 27, 2022 – 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM HST

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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
Facebook LiveYouTube
Kona Steel Guitar Festival

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

Facebook LiveYouTube
Royal Hawaiian Center Presents Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

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


Facebook LiveYouTube
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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