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    There are a few small ukulele stores in the...

    There are a few small ukulele stores in the Waikiki tourist resort hotels. Some of these have big selections on their websites, but those are sold out of their warehouses and not out of the store....
  2. Thread: Ukulele Picks

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    Aaron Keim has a good tutorial on using Alaska...

    Aaron Keim has a good tutorial on using Alaska picks and other kinds of picks with the ukulele.
    https://youtu.be/AL5uUUhtdp4
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    Some fluorocarbons are warmer than others. In...

    Some fluorocarbons are warmer than others. In general, they are more resonant but less loud than Aquila Nylgut.
  4. What is "all the extras" for $100 extra?

    What is "all the extras" for $100 extra?
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    The Etsy page selling these strings has a photo...

    The Etsy page selling these strings has a photo of Joel from HMS and says he is the Etsy shop owner.
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    Instead of dealing with scanning and uploading...

    Instead of dealing with scanning and uploading the book page by page, I bought the e-book version of Daily Ukulele. It is $22 in the Amazon Kindle store. Now I can read the book in the Amazon Kindle...
  7. https://www.ukuleleguildofhawaii.org/nov-2019-hawa...

    https://www.ukuleleguildofhawaii.org/nov-2019-hawaiian-ukulele-experience
  8. What is the price for this workshop?

    What is the price for this workshop?
  9. Ukulele Festival Hawaii is a fun and free event,...

    Ukulele Festival Hawaii is a fun and free event, but that is a 1-day event with no workshops or classes, so doesn't answer the original question.
  10. I've never been to this one, but the list of...

    I've never been to this one, but the list of instructors is really impressive. The location is a very tourist friendly resort on Maui. http://kahumoku.com/workshop/
  11. I think Mele offers a good value in their cheaper...

    I think Mele offers a good value in their cheaper models (solid mahogany for $300, etc). Once you get into their higher price ranges, especially for their koa models, I think the more popular...
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    Brand matters a lot. I've had some nylon and...

    Brand matters a lot. I've had some nylon and fluorocarbon strings wear out much more quickly than others. No comment on nylgut; I never use those.
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    This video from Aaron Keim was very helpful to...

    This video from Aaron Keim was very helpful to me.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL5uUUhtdp4
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    Kamaka, Kanilea, and Koaloha have free tours of...

    Kamaka, Kanilea, and Koaloha have free tours of their ukulele factories on Oahu. Check their websites for schedules.
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    Depends how much and how hard you play, of...

    Depends how much and how hard you play, of course.

    If you believe in Ukulele Underground, on one of their Thursday live lessons earlier this year, Aldrine recommended every 2 months.
    ...
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    Most beginner players prefer a lower action, but...

    Most beginner players prefer a lower action, but a low action limits what kind of picking you can do over the fretboard. You have to experiment with your own instrument to find what works best.
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    Her main ukulele is a Kamaka 5-string with 2...

    Her main ukulele is a Kamaka 5-string with 2 low-G strings.
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    It might be a caricature of traditional...

    It might be a caricature of traditional Polynesian art, but calling it "cannibal" is offensive to me. I do not think there is any historical record of cannibalism in Hawaii.
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    Flight is cheaper and sounds better. If you want...

    Flight is cheaper and sounds better. If you want all plastic, I think the Enya Nova sounds better than the Outdoor and the Enya is also cheaper. Enya is only concert size. Enya is made in China and...
  20. Thread: Islander ukulele

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    Did they discontinue all of their solid wood...

    Did they discontinue all of their solid wood ukuleles? I only see full-laminate instruments on their website now. Are they trying to push people looking for better ukuleles up to their OHA product...
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    Ukulele Underground has a tutorial....

    Ukulele Underground has a tutorial.
    https://youtu.be/dY4g3ETdbb0
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    There is a nice tab in Ukulele Magazine, November...

    There is a nice tab in Ukulele Magazine, November 2018. It is online, but the forum won't let me post a link.
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    Feng E on the Ellen Degeneres TV show at age 11: ...

    Feng E on the Ellen Degeneres TV show at age 11:
    https://youtu.be/BB0CbCOUi3w
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    Low-G is great for finger picking some types of...

    Low-G is great for finger picking some types of songs. I wouldn't want it for my only ukulele, though.
  25. I haven't tried either instrument in person, but...

    I haven't tried either instrument in person, but I did see this video on YouTube. https://youtu.be/msHdWXPSorI
    https://youtu.be/msHdWXPSorI
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