It’s Aloha Friday again and, in keeping with my plan to learn a new Hawaiian song each week, I present a two-for—My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua Hawi’i and The Hukilau Song. These songs are known as hapa haole songs. Hapa means half and haole means Caucasian. Both songs were staples of the Kodak Hula …
KoAloha Ukulele in the video below, I introduce you to my new KoAloha ukulele. It was kind windy when I made the video, so there is a little wind noise in the background.
New addition to the Troy family. A Koaloha soprano ukulele. Mary Fran bought it for me at Kamoa Ukuleles in Kapaa, Kauai on Monday. So maybe this should be Ukulele Monday. It was our last day on Kauai and I wasn’t able to post until now. Here it is: The body is koa, The neck …
My Two Ukes Got myself a Kala Waterman uke. We saw these in Maui Nix surf shop in Daytona last month and I had to have one. It’s made of acrylic and is ideal for taking to the beach, the lake, out in a canoe or a boat. Getting it wet won’t hurt it. Even …
Tua Tagovailoa plays the uke What could be more magical than the quarterback hero of ‘Bama’s win over Georgia playing the uke. He is from Ewa Beach on the west side of Oahu, went to St. Louis high School in Honolulu and is a freshman at the University of Alabama. Check it out here: https://youtu.be/Rc4vyj2eMNU
Time to get out the uke and practice. Christmas is around the corner. You’ve gotta know “All I Want For Christmas Is You.” Get the tabs here: https://ukutabs.com/m/mariah-carey/all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you/ If you need some traditional melodies, here is the Ukulele Christmas Songbook: http://www.ukuke.co.uk/Ukulele%20Christmas%20Song%20Book.pdf Let it Snow!
Look who plays the ukulele. Get the lyrics and tabs to Yesterday at Richard G’s Songbook. You can find Alison on Ukutabs