HSGA QUARTERLY

Volume 34, Issue 133

OFFICERS

Frank Della-Penna (DC), President

John Limbach (MT), Vice-President

Tony Fourcroy (CO), Secretary-Treasurer

DIRECTORS

Jack Aldrich, Seattle

Margie Mays, Arizona

Bob Moore, Colorado

Mike Wittmer, Fort Collins

FORMER DIRECTOR EMERITUS

Jerry Byrd

JAPAN COORDINATOR

[TBA]

QUARTERLY EDITOR

John Ely <johnely@hawaiiansteel.com>

WEBMASTER

Mike Wittmer <webmaster@hsga.org>

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

John Mumford

ORIGINAL CLUB FOUNDER

Lorene Ruymar (1985)

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association is a tax-exempt, nonprofit educational corporation in the State of Hawai‘i under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our primary purpose is to develop a global network of players and lovers of traditional Hawaiian music and to encourage the study, teaching, and performance of the Hawaiian steel guitar. Our primary financial goal is to provide scholarship assistance through donations to steel guitar students who demonstrate the ability and intent to become accomplished performers.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open to all steel guitar players and non-players around the world who support the perpetuation of the Hawaiian steel guitar. Annual dues are US$30. The membership year begins July 1. Members receive the HSGA Quarterly and other group benefits. The Quarterly is mailed four times a year First Class to addresses in the United States and by Air Mail to foreign addresses. Members can obtain an Associate Membership for a spouse or family member at a cost of $10, added to the annual dues; an Associate Member is entitled to discounts at certain HSGA functions and can vote in HSGA Board elections.

SUBMIT ARTICLES & COMMENTS TO:

HSGA Quarterly, 3442 Greystone Ct, Fort Collins, CO 80525 USA. Our e-mail address is hsga@hsga.org. Submitted items should also be e-mailed directly to the editor at johnely@hawaiiansteel.com. Letters to the president can be sent to: Frank Della-Penna, P.O. Box 18323, Washington, DC 20036.


In this issue:

Fort Collins Guest John Ely
Newsletter Goes “Electronic”
Waikīkī Steel Week Preview
Unloved in its Homeland?
Ka Oiwi Nani
HSGA Japan’s Fourth Biennial Convention
EVENTS CALENDAR
WCC Hawaiian Steel Guitar Lessons a Success!
Polynesian Meatballs Recipe
A “Techno-Tale” From Kona Beach
CLOSING NOTES
My Wonderful Years In Music
HSGA Staff & info

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