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  1. Thanks again, maddogsauce! so good to meet you...

    Thanks again, maddogsauce! so good to meet you and thank you on behalf of my students!

    Everyone, with regard to any OU ukes, either size, Soprano or Tenor, will work for my class.
    Even if it's...
  2. PM sent! Thanks, and as I have a short day...

    PM sent!

    Thanks, and as I have a short day today, Wed the 13th, and will be attending the weekly STRUM session tonight
    in Shoreline, and since my 6 mile commute (one way) barely warms the engine,...
  3. looking for Outdoor Ukulele(TM) ukes for students to borrow

    I sometimes teach students who do not have their own ukuleles.
    I have a few Enya Concert ukes for them to borrow.
    I have recently become enamored with the Outdoor Ukulele(TM)
    as a classroom...
  4. Actually, the Jam would have been great, however,...

    Actually, the Jam would have been great, however, Kona Kitchen is doing some remodeling and was closed
    due to unforeseen situations and may not open again until this Friday the 15th.

    this means...
  5. There's a Hawaiian Music Jam tomorrow at Kona...

    There's a Hawaiian Music Jam tomorrow at Kona Kitchen Seattle, if they open as planned from
    the remodeling they are doing right now.

    I'm planning to bring my Green OU Soprano to the session to...
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    no worries, Merlin666. looking forward to...

    no worries, Merlin666.

    looking forward to meeting you... if can. No worries if it doesn't happen, so
    don't stress about it.

    Enjoy the Islands!

    Rod
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    Granted, many of the vendor kiosks display many...

    Granted, many of the vendor kiosks display many of the same items albeit at different prices, so
    please plan on comparison shopping unless you really like to barter :)

    There are a few ukulele...
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    acmespaceship, sounds like the sentiments of a...

    acmespaceship,

    sounds like the sentiments of a wily coyote :)
  9. Yay! I used to play for the residents of a...

    Yay!

    I used to play for the residents of a Memory Wing, weekly for a while.

    I felt comfortable because I didn't have to come up with too many sets
    of songs. They seemed to enjoy whatever was...
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    I'll try to make it to both Kanikapilas (Thurs...

    I'll try to make it to both Kanikapilas (Thurs and Sunday evenings) since I need the walk to exercise my knee.
    I had replacement surgery on May 13th and since my job is clerical and sedentary, I...
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    Speaking of Waikiki, there's a jam called...

    Speaking of Waikiki, there's a jam called 'Kanikapila at the Racks', that's where the surfboards are stored
    behind the Waikiki Police Station at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, where the Moana...
  12. Outdoor Ukulele Green Soprano at Song Circle

    This is not a technical review, but an update on a Green Soprano Outdoor Ukulele that I've have for just about a week.

    I took it to our weekly song circle and it performed very well.
    I led some...
  13. Outdoor Ukulele Green Soprano at Song Circle

    please reply to other thread same title,
    this is an uncorrected original that got entered twice,
    sorry



    This is not a technical review, but an update on a Green Soprano Outdoor Ukulele that...
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    Update Holo Card and the Monthly Bus Pass. It...

    Update Holo Card and the Monthly Bus Pass.
    It looks like there are a couple of ways to save money while using the State of Hawaii Transit (Bus) System.

    There's a Senior Pass that can be used as a...
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    Merlin666 and any Seniors planning on visiting...

    Merlin666 and any Seniors planning on visiting HNL and using the Bus system:

    not positive about the age (65+), but HNL Da Bus will sell you a Holo Pass for just
    $6 for the month (before the 20th)...
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    just a heads up, I don't know why but I've really...

    just a heads up, I don't know why but I've really been bitten by the Outdoor Ukulele Polycarbonate ukuleles.
    I may have stumbled upon some recent YouTube videos that captured my attention. That...
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    Thank You, Everyone, for your support and...

    Thank You, Everyone, for your support and encouraging words of counsel and advice.

    I like that 'flip a coin and consider' bit of advice :) Sometimes it is a battle between
    the head and the...
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    Merlin666, no worries, i'll be bringing an ipad...

    Merlin666, no worries, i'll be bringing an ipad and we can share the screen (lyrics and chords) :)
    I may also have a copy or 2 of the STRUM Kanikapila Songbook for our use and possibly to share...
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    Yeah, it's not a wood uke sound, but like...

    Yeah, it's not a wood uke sound, but like ChoirGuys says, "It's not a bad sound. It has its own voice."
    I thought I would be put off by 'clicking' sounds, but I really don't hear them... at least...
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    just my opinion but I believe the neck and...

    just my opinion but I believe the neck and headstock are solid and it's only the
    body that is HPL.
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    Bill1, I love your comment primarily because I...

    Bill1, I love your comment primarily because I wanted some support for my leaning toward bringing
    my Outdoor Ukulele. well said! good points (to help justify my leanings :) )

    Merlin666, If I...
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    Hey Merlin666, on Thursday the 21st around noon...

    Hey Merlin666, on Thursday the 21st around noon at the Highway Inn near the Kamaka Factory, those who take
    the tour will be having lunch and I intend to crash the 'party' so feel free to join...
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    Thanks for the feedback! YES, open to the...

    Thanks for the feedback!

    YES, open to the public! ( https://www.ukuleleguildofhawaii.org/ )

    :)
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    Uncle Rod's conundrum

    LORD willing, I will be attending the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii (UGH?)
    November Luthiers' Event at the Bishop Museum, Nov 22-25, 2019
    and I have a problem... which ukulele to bring with me.
    ...
  25. Oh oh, if those older strings sound great, there...

    Oh oh, if those older strings sound great, there will be another issue to discuss
    in relation to ukulele strings... 'aged' strings.

    Do strings age well in the proper conditions, like fine...
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