8th Annual Maui 'Ukulele Festival
Sunday, October 13, 1:00 PM til 6:00 PM
FREE! Bring your low-backed beach chairs or a blanket for a relaxing afternoon on the lawn with friends and family as you enjoy island music by acclaimed âukulele musicians. Roy Sakuma, Oahuâs renowned âukulele teacher who started the first and original ukulele festival in 1971, will serve as M.C. to help us celebrate Hawaiâiâs beloved instrument. Line-up includes: Herb Ohta San & Nando Suan, Richard Hoâopiâi, Willie K, Paula Fuga, Kamakakehau Fernandez, Brittni Paiva, the Hula Honeys, Derick Sebastian, Aidan James, Tamlyn Tamura, Nelly and Daniel Baduria, Nick Acosta, Andrew Molina, Kalama Intermediate School âUkulele Band under the direction of Benny Uyetake, Seabury Hallâs Hawaiian Ensemble led by instructor Jon Toda. There will be hula with Kumu Napua Greig & Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka, and more than a dozen fine âukulele will be given away as doorprizes. Also: displays of made-in-Hawaii arts and crafts, and âono-licious island foods available all afternoon.
Presented by the Maui Arts & Cultural Center and âUkulele Festivals Hawaiâi. Mahalo to our sponsors for this FREE event: Hawaii Tourism Authority, National Endowment for the Arts, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, County of Maui â Office of Economic Development, KPOA / Pacific Media Group , Speedishuttle/Arthurâs Limousine, Maui Coast Hotel. With additional support from Kamaka âUkulele, Koaloha âUkulele, Koâolau / Pono âUkulele, Kanilea / Islander âUkulele , Kala Ukulele, Mele âUkulele.
ADMISSION IS FREE