We welcome any original articles about the Hawaiian steel guitar, Hawaiian recordings and music, Hawaiian entertainment featuring the Hawaiian steel guitar, composition and recording tools, and anything related to the Hawaiian steel guitar. Due to the nature of our publication, articles that do not meet these criteria will not be accepted.
Announcements for Hawaiian steel guitar festivals and conventions are also welcomed, as are reviews for Hawaiian steel guitars and related equipment.
Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and include author contact information, and should include one or more appropriate photographs.
Any submissions become the property of HIMELE. Publication of such articles is at the discretion of the editor.
Due to the nature of this online newsletter, articles should be concise. Lengthy articles may be chapterized for the convenience of the readership. Full credit will always be given to the author.
By submitting an article, you represent that you are the original author of the article (unless you are submitting a permitted/copyrighted reprint - see below.) Incidental use of other authored works in your article should be credited as appropriate.
If you are submitting previously-copyrighted material, you must either be the owner of the copyright or obtain and submit reprint permission in writing from the original author and publisher before the article can be published.
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