Mmmhhh, I think, Pono truss rods are adjustable:
The truss rod is a reassuring thing. Perhaps not necessary, but reassuring. About 8 years ago we bought classical guitars for a school guitar program (high school), entry level Yamaha models. There were many reasons for going classical--but many of the necks warped after the first two years in a non-humidity controlled music suite (which was supposed to be humidity controlled) and while they killed those courses after I left (that is a discussion for another time) those instruments still sit in their cases with many having warped necks.
I decided that any guitar I ever buy again will have a truss rod.
Ukuleles have nowhere near the tension of even a classical guitar; but I do worry sometimes about my Opio and if it will stand the test of time without the neck warping. I won't have to worry about that, ever, with the Pono.
Pono RTSH(C)PC Tenor
KoAloha Opio Sapele Tenor
Lanikai UkeSB Spruce Tenor
Outdoor Ukulele Rawhide Tenor
Kala Thinline Travel Tenor
Lanikai LU-21CEK/BK Concert
Kala Concert Banjo Ukulele
Makala MK-CE Concert
Outdoor Ukulele (Version 1) Black Soprano
Ukadelic Stars and Stripes Soprano
First Act Mickey Mouse Soprano (actually my 4 year old's)
Mahalo MK1-TBS Soprano (actually my 8 year old's)
Caramel Zebrawood Sopranino
Lanikai LU-21B Baritone
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