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Date registered: January 15, 2011

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  1. Great Music From Hawaii — November 15, 2012
  2. Palani Vaughan – Ipo Lei Manu — May 25, 2011
  3. Gabby Pahinui – A Legendary Sound from Hawaii That is ALOHA — May 18, 2011
  4. Ukulele Powers Unite! Aaron Crowell and Jake Shimabukuro All In Tune for the Future of the Uke! — May 18, 2011
  5. Nani Hanalei – Hawaiian Music by Kapala from their new CD “Imprint” — May 18, 2011

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Great Music From Hawaii

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Palani Vaughan – Ipo Lei Manu

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Facts About Palani Vaughan Born: May 27, 1944 in Honolulu Full Name: Frank Palani Vaughan Jr. Goes By: Palani Vaughan K-12 School: Kamehameha Schools University of Hawaii, Bachelor of Fine Arts Recordings of Palani Vaughan Information about the King Kalakaua tribute albums recorded by Palani Vaughan, the album he recorded as one of the founding …

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Gabby Pahinui – A Legendary Sound from Hawaii That is ALOHA

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There’s not to much that I could say about Gabby “Pops” Pahinui that can’t be said by his music.  It’s once in a generation that an artist comes around and leaves such an impression that represents time and culture.  After playing back-up for Charley ‘Tiny’ Brown – Gabby decided to do it on his own. …

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Ukulele Powers Unite! Aaron Crowell and Jake Shimabukuro All In Tune for the Future of the Uke!

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In a very unplanned kinda way, the paths of Jake Shimabukuro and Arron Crowell crossed at a performance in Wahiawa at the Ka’ala Elementary School. As Jake is the ambassador of aloha with his genius as an ukulele master and musician, he was performing at the elementary school as Aaron got called in to assist …

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Nani Hanalei – Hawaiian Music by Kapala from their new CD “Imprint”

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With a hauntingly beautiful and uniquely authentic blend of voices and music that touches the heart and soul. Friends coming together for the enjoyment of continued camaraderie and adventure.  A time to share in their music, goals, dreams, and laughter.  A time to share with you… Kapala combines traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music with ethnic, …

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Mailani – La Kahakai – The MAKA Sessions

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Singer-songwriter Mailani Makainai returns to the Hawaiian music scene with her first solo album on the Mountain Apple Company label. “Mailani” features her beautiful, unique voice and original songs that have endeared her to fans in Hawai‘i and around the world. Mailani, who grew up in Kailua Town on O‘ahu’s Windward Coast, is part of …

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Anuhea, “Here I Go Again” Acoustic

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A self-taught guitarist and song writer, Anuhea began showcasing her talents while boarding at Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu. “We would print out guitar chords to Bob Marley and Jack Johnson songs then skip water polo practice to go back to the dorms and jam them. Once I got the basic idea of guitar I then …

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Led Kaapana – Slack Key Guitar & Ukulele Master – Na Lei O Hawaii

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Led Kaapana’s mastery of stringed instruments, particularly slack key guitar, and his extraordinary baritone and leo ki`eki`e (falsetto) voices, have made him a musical legend. He has been thrilling audiences for more than 40 years. With easy-going style and kolohe (rascal) charm, he has built a loyal corps of Led Heads  from Brussels to his …

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Slack Key Guitar Playing

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Kī hōʻalu is often characterized by the use of an alternating-bass pattern, usually played by the thumb on the lower two or three strings of the guitar, while the melody is played on the three or four highest strings, using any number of fingers. Many kī hōʻalu players incorporate various embellishments such as harmonics (chimes), …

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Basic Ukulele Chord Charts To Get You Started!

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Here are two Ukulele Chord Charts that have pretty much all you need to get started with your Ukulele. For Ukulele Tuning E-C-G-A Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post