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.

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Aloha HSGA Members!

The HSGA scholarship students will be performing at the upcoming Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival, Saturday, February 17, 2024. This festival will be held at the Ka Makana Ali’i – Center Court, and is presented by the Ka Makana Ali’i and by HIMELE and will feature many of the best pro players as well as Alan Akaka’s Nextgen students, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM local time.

Four of the NextGen students performing are HSGA scholarship students:

Isabella Bertelmann
Hi‘ipoi Lindsey
Enosa Lyman
Makamae Lyu-Napoleon

For more information: Hawaiisteelguitarfestival.com/kma

Daryl Brooke

Chairperson HSGA Scholarship Committee


HSGA members, click here for 2024 Board Nominations
>>> Due by February 29, 2024 <<<


Virtual Festival 6 videos from the 2023 HSGA Festival in Cupertino, CA

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See our previous virtual festivals


2023 Live Festival
Cupertino, California

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2023 festival page



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