The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association is the credible resource for all things related to Hawaiian Steel Guitar music. Our members range from students to legendary musicians to passionate Hawaiian music followers.

Our festivals and events offer you a chance to get close to the best players and hear beautiful Hawaiian Steel Guitar music expertly played along with the opportunity to engage with like minded people. Our curated resources, such as our newsletter and website are the places you can discover stories of its history and players, song tablatures, album reviews, new and vintage gear as well as our great archives of videos featuring our legendary, international members.

E Kipa Mai (come visit).


2022 In-Person Festival
in Foster City, California

With Hawaiian Steel Guitar Superstars show on Saturday, August 13 from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, featuring: Greg Sardinha, Alan Akaka, Patti Maxine, Mikiya Matsuda and Bobby Black.

Aloha HSGA Members. We are pleased to announce that we are holding the2022 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival in Foster, California. The festival will be on August 11-13at the Crowne Plaza Foster City Hotel, less than 10 minutes driving time from the San Francisco International Airport.

Greg Sardinha from Hawaii will be our featured artist for this Festival.

See 2022 festival details here …

Special offer for HSGA members:

HSGA has received a generous donation from Bill Asher, of an Asher Electro Hawaiian Junior lap steel in gig bag, valued at $1,175. This steel guitar will be raffled at the HSGA Festival in Foster City on August 13. Click here for details (requires your member password).

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Join HSGA by August 8 you will be entered into a Asher Lap Steel Guitar giveaway, winning ticket to be drawn on August 13 at the HSGA Festival in Foster City, California. Need not be present to win.

If you missed it, you can still see it any time. Just go to our VF3 page.

Third Virtual Festival (VF3)

See the past virtual festivals here:
First Virtual Festival
Second Virtual Festival

E Komo Mai …

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