Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week

2023 Event Program

The 2023 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week will feature Monday-Thursday 1-hour evening performances, the Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival on Friday, and the Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival on Saturday. Also featured will be a vintage steel guitar exhibit and a hands-on experience for event guests to learn more about the Hawaiian steel guitar.

Emcee for the Monday-Thursday concerts is Monte McComber.

Emcee for Friday's Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival is Reiko Tokushige Rogers.

Saturday's Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival will be hosted by Monte McComber and Kimo Kahoano.

Hula for Friday and Saturday festivals will be provided by Kapuanani.


Click here to see and download the Complete Event Schedule

Monday-Thursday - Evening Concert Performances

Friday - Japan-Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival

Complete festival information available at Festival Website.

Saturday - Waikīkī Steel Guitar Festival

The Festival Poster

2023 Waikīkī Steel Guitar Week Poster

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

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