Monte McComber is a lifelong educator who currently serves as the Cultural Director for the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikīkī. He previously served as Director of Education Services for Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association (NaHHA,) overseeing training and staff development offerings, taught in the classroom, and has served as an educational administrator.
His community involvement includes service on boards and commissions overseeing the Aloha Festivals, Ulu A‘e Learning Center, the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu, and more.
Monte previously hosted steel guitar festivals on Maui and Kaua‘i.
Kaua‘i Steel Guitar Festival
Maui Steel Guitar Festival
Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week
Hawai‘i Island Steel Guitar Festival
Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival
Kona Steel Guitar Festival
Ka Makana Ali‘i - Kapolei
Windward Mall - Kane‘ohe
Kahala Mall - Wai‘alae-Kāhala
Livestream Hawaiian Steel Guitar Showcase