Sometime around 1927 Kamaka experimented with a new body shape. Not only did these pineapple ukes have distinctive looks, they had a fuller, more resonant sound.
Ukulele virtuoso Benny Chong has had an incredible musical career, from starting out in Don Ho's backing band in the '60s to now leading jazz ukulele workshops around the world.
One organization that is proving the healing powers of the ukulele and making a huge difference in the lives of countless children is the Ukulele Kids Club.
Because the ukulele has been the favored instrument of so many Hawaiian players, there are a slew of classic albums worth investigating. Here are 5 essential Hawaiian ukulele albums.
These 10 inspirational ukulele quotes from top players and teachers will help you feel the love for the ukulele.
Explore ukulele history with must-hear records from the 1920s to the present day, plus ten favorite albums from the past ten years.
Take a look at the ukulele in vintage newspaper and magazine advertisements, comics, cover illustrations, and related printed media from the 1910s to the 1960s.
“Voicing”—the process by which a luthier thins and braces an instrument’s top during construction—is at the heart of volume and sound quality when building a ukulele.
From large manufacturers to solitary craftspeople, ukulele makers are making greener choices and embracing the shift towards responsible, sustainable practices.
Taimane, who is now unquestionably the most popular female ukulele player in the world, explores her Polynesian roots on the new concept album HAWAIKI.