Hawai’i Island ‘Ukulele Retreat

Hawai’i (The Big Island) is pretty hip in the ‘ukulele department. We have the Waikoloa ‘Ukulele fest, Hilo Guitars, The Holualoa ‘Ukulele Gallery, The ‘Ukulele Guild, plus jam sessions coming out our ears. But for me, even more exciting are the annual workshops that make Hawai’i Island home. Last year, the Hawai’i Island ‘Ukulele Retreat […] Read More

The Hokus 2014

A quick recap of the highlights from an ‘ukulele player’s perspective.

Step It Up (Video)

For the past several years I’ve been fortunate enough to play a mini-set at each Kahumoku ‘Ohana Music and Lifestyle Workshop community concert. Here’s one of the songs Micah Wang and myself played during our opening spot in this year’s show. http://youtu.be/TxwVom2AUOo […] Read More

Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners

I managed to tune into the Hokūs for an hour or two last night and see some of the awards and performances. Of course I missed the ‘ukulele-related awards (as it seems I do every year), but what I did see was very interesting. This year there seemed to be more performances by non-Hawaiian music […] Read More

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