Jimmie Rodgers Hawaiian Music and Aaron Keim

Jimmie Rodgers’ Hawaiian Music Advocacy

An often-overlooked part of Jimmie Rodgers’ legacy is the diversity of his style, which was influenced by blues, jazz, novelty pop songs, and even Hawaiian music.
Play 3 Essential Hawaiian Strums

How to Play 3 Essential Hawaiian Ukulele Strums

By Steven Espaniola A well-strummed ukulele is the heartbeat of traditional Hawaiian music. For every melodious steel-guitar part, beautiful three-part vocal harmony, and foot-tapping upright bass line, there is a pulsating foundation of a solid ukulele strum at its core. When…


Vintage Hawaiian Vibes, Circa 1924

  By Greg Olwell Let’s look at some vintage film shot in Hawaii for Aloha Friday. Throughout the ’20s, the mainland US was enthralled with the culture and music of the Hawaiian Islands and this nine-minute film, made by the Ford Motor Company…