The 2018 Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Windward Mall will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Kane'ohe's Windward Mall. This festival will begin at 1 P.M. and feature Next Generation steel guitar players age 12 and older and up to seven favorite steel guitar masters from O'ahu singing and playing Hawaii's favorite Hawaiian music.
This festival is presented free to the public by Hawaii Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE) and the Windward Mall.
This year's festival will follow the Spring Concert of the Ke Kula Mele Hawaii School of Hawaiian Music. This concert will feature student musicians on 'ukulele, bass and Hawaiian steel guitar in an hour of Hawaiian music entertainment. This one-hour concert, beginning at 11 A.M., is also free to the public.