Explore these resources for more help on learning the Hawaiian Steel Guitar



John Ely’s Steel Guitar Web

Alan Akaka  Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of Hawaiian Music

Christo Ruppenthal  Active musician-member with a comprehensive collection of vintage Hawaiian recordings. Besides his extensive knowledge of Hawaiian music and musicians, he records his own classic Hawaiian and Gypsy Jazz music.
Antique Aloha

Scotty’s  A great source for learning materials

Elderly Instruments in Michigan  A great source of books and videos

AISGSC  Aloha International Steel Guitar Club
Our mission is to provide education and exposure to the traditional style of Hawaiian music, with emphasis on the Hawaiian Steel Guitar. We issue three newsletters a year, which contain steel guitar news, resources, and club information. We also host an annual festival in Winchester, Indiana, with live performances, seminars, and a luau show.

HIMELE  The Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences, Inc.
HIMELE™ (high-MEL-eh) is a Hawai‘i Non-Profit Corporation that supports music education and enrichment for people of all ages.

Caladesi Guitars Non pedal steel guitars

KSQD Community Radio. Timeless Hawaiian music hosted by Norman Markowitz Wednesdays 11am- 1pm Pacific time. FM 90.7, 89.7, 89.5

Steel Radio

See a schedule of events on the Islands.


HSGA is not affiliated with these sources and does not endorse their content but you may find them helpful, nonetheless!