Jack Johnson Auctions Off Pepe Romero Jr. Custom Tenor Ukulele for Charity

Shopping for a beautiful uke? Shopping for a beautiful uke that Jack Johnson signed and played? Johnson’s custom “Beetle Kill” Pepe Romero Jr. tenor ukulele is for sale on eBay with all proceeds going to his Kokua Foundation charity in Hawaii.


In the above video, watch Johnson talk about the uke, which was created to draw attention to climate change and the bark beetle infestations that are wreaking havoc on North American ecosystems.

The bidding is currently up to $1,500 and the auction ends at 8:17 PT on Monday, January 19. Check out the specs:

  • Sitka spruce top
  • Montana Ponderosa Pine sides and back
  • Wooden original rosette
  • Pearl position dots
  • String through bridge
  • Peg Hed geared tuner keys
  • Hand done french polish finish
  • LaBella strings
  • Hard Shell Pepe Romero Custom Case
  • Gotoh Stealth Tuners