Non-profit Organization Statement of Purpose

The Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association is a registered, nonprofit educational corporation in the State of Hawai`i under IRS tax code 501(c)(3). Its purpose is to develop a global communications network of players and lovers of traditional Hawaiian music and to encourage the study, teaching, performance, and manufacture of the Steel Guitar. Its primary financial goal is to provide scholarship assistance through donations and bequests to steel guitar students who demonstrate the ability and intent to become accomplished performers.

Questions about the current state of HSGA’s non-profit status may be directed to the Board of Directors.

Please address any postal correspondence to:

Roberyo Alaniz, Secretary Treasurer
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association
2145 Tiffany Walk
Manteca, CA. 95336


Christo Ruppenthal, President
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association

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