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    Kamoa GC-700 solid tiger maple

    ***** S O L D ! ***** Mahalo Bob! Aloha folks! I am selling my much-loved Kamoa GC-700. It is all solid wood, tiger maple, purple. This is a Grand Concert, a little larger than a regular concert, smaller than a tenor. Purchased new direct from Kamoa in 2013. I do not believe they are still...
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    Kanikapila at Bishop Museum Saturday, September 9, 2017, 10:00 AM

    Aloha everyone! If you are on Oahu this Saturday, please come to the Bishop Museum and join us for Kanikapila! This event is free to attend and is hosted by the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii. All are welcome, and encouraged to participate! Bring your ukulele and your copy of He Mele Aloha and come jam...
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    Kanikapila at Bishop Museum June 3, 2017 10:00 - 11:00 AM

    Aloha to all ukulele players on Oahu this weekend! Please join the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii at the Bishop Museum this Saturday, June 3 2017 at 10:00am Bring your ukulele, your copy of He Mele Aloha if you have one, and join us for fun and kanikapila! For details check out Ukulele Guild of...
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    Kanikapila at the Ala Moana Center Microsoft Store, Saturday Oct 15, 3:30PM

    Aloha Oahu ukulele enthusiasts! If you would like to kanikaplia (come play music) with the current Ukulele Guild of Hawaii president - none other than ukulele legend and all-around nice guy Kimo Hussey - please stop by the Microsoft Store on the second level of Ala Moana Center in Honolulu...
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    Kanikapila at the Microsoft Store, Ala Moana Center, Honolulu, 10/15/2016 3:30PM

    Aloha Oahu ukulele enthusiasts! If you would like to kanikaplia (come play music) with the current Ukulele Guild of Hawaii president - none other than ukulele legend and all-around nice guy Kimo Hussey - please stop by the Microsoft Store on the second level of Ala Moana Center in Honolulu...
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    Roy Sakuma Ukulele Festival, Kapiolani Park, Sunday July 17, 10a-5:30p

    Aloha! It's almost that time again! I'll be there this year, probably spending most of my time at the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii tent promoting kanikapila. Please stop by and play some music with us. Meeting other UU forum members at the festival is always a treat. Hope to see some of you there!
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    BIG Mahalos to Ryan and all the UU staff!

    Aloha Ryan, I just wanted to say MAHALO for the largely thankless and tireless work you do keeping my favorite forum alive and well. I work in IT, and I know how time consuming, frustrating, and puzzling these type of issues can be. I also know that often times the sheer amount of effort...
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    76th Season of the Ukulele - Happy Birthday Jerry!

    Aloha everyone, I just realized that my being in Hawaii must be driving the East Coasters, and even more so the Europeans, absolutely crazy!!! I just finished breakfast. This Thursday, August 1st, will be the late Jerry Garcia's 71st birthday. This season will be all about songs performed by...
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    Ukulele Picnic Honolulu Feb 12, 2012

    Hello everyone, I have recently moved to Oahu and I am going to the Ukulele Picnic this Sunday. http://www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org/en/index.html Is anyone else planning on going? I will be wearing my black UU T-Shirt and look forward to running into some other UUers there. See you Sunday!
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    Customizing my Mainland Gecko

    Hello everyone! I recently purchased a Mainland Gecko so that I could have a durable, inexpensive ukulele. After having it a few weeks, I grew unhappy with the finish, indeed it was even beginning to wear off in some spots, so I decided to re-finish it. I thought I would blog about the process...
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    Kolohe Ukulele Club at Terrace Theater in Long Beach, CA Sat, August 28, 2010 3:45 PM

    Aloha Southern California Undergrounders! This Saturday Kolohe Ukulele Club will be performing at the Terrace Theater Plaza outdoor stage. If you are coming to E Hula Mau, check out our ukulele club performance! http://ehulamau.org/ Long Beach Terrace Theater 300 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach...
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    Help with Hawaiian Lyrics

    Hi everyone, I am writing a Hawaiian song for my wife for her birthday. I have pretty much all the lyrics except for the last verse. Here is what I want to say: Let the story be told The story of our love Like a rainbow from Hawaii to California I'm thinking it will be something like this...
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    New S&J Crafts Milo and Lychee Concert Ukulele

    Aloha! I am finally posting pictures of the ukulele I brought home from Hawaii this past Christmas. My wife found these ukuleles on this Website: http://www.globalcreationscart.com/hawaiian-ukulele.html She wanted to get me an ukulele for my birthday and wanted to get me one of those, but we...
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    PleaseHelp: Fixing Nut on Baritone, what type of glue?

    Hello to all the Luthiers out there. I just got an old Baritone from my Grandmother's house. It is a Hikare, and it looks like an inexpensive laminate model, but the two strings that are on it seem to have really good intonation all the way up the fretboard so I want to string it up and play...
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    Emil Bader Ukuleles - Any info?

    Hello all, especially those on Oahu! Does anyone have any info on ukuleles built by Emil Bader? I may have an opportunity to purchase one, but I only have photographs to go by. I would like to know if anyone can vouch for the quality of the construction. Any information would be welcome. Mahalo!
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    Wound strings wear through quickly

    Hi all, I would just like to hear from others about string wear. I have played guitar for many years but am fairly new to ukes. I have a Lanikai LU21T and the wound third kept wearing out at the second fret, so I switched from GHS to Aquila nylgut strings and get much better sound and...