Waikiki Steel Guitar Week

2021 Program

Saturday Festival Ho‘olaule‘a Pageants - Royal Grove Stage

The Saturday morning ho‘olaule‘a pageant will begin at 11:00 AM on November 6 and the afternoon ho‘olaule‘a pageant will begin at 4:30 PM. Each program features different Hawaiian steel guitar masters presenting programs featuring Hawaiian music and hula. Emcee for both pageants is Kimo Kahoano, with hula provided by Kapuanani Greene.

Saturday AM
11:00 AMSteve Cheney
11:45 AMKapono Lopes
12:30 PMJeff Au Hoy
1:15 PMGreg Sardinha
Saturday PM
4:30 PMNext Gen Steel Guitarists: Enosa, Tai, Pono, Mālie
5:25 PMBobby Ingano and Alan Akaka Jam Session

Featured Steel Guitarists

NextGen Steel Guitarists

Next Generation steel guiitar students of the Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i School of Hawaiian Music will perform for festival attendees' enjoyment.

The Festival Poster

2021 Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival Poster

The Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival poster was designed by Addison Ching and features pictures of the master performers superimposed on a silhouette of a 1940 Rickenbacher Bakelite steel guitar. Click on the thumbnail for a larger view.