Since being banned from the beach pavilion, the motivated retirees have moved their jam sessions across the street and onto
He started playing with the group last year, but says musicians have been meeting at the Burger King location in Waianae
They call it "Twitch." It's named for a beloved cat left behind long ago in Richmond, Va., before a seminal move to the West Coast.It's an intricately constructed, handmade ukulele, painted exquisitely in a style that defies definition.
Hawaiian comfort food like Spam Musubi is part of the differentiation and it doesn't stop there. The marketing plan may have started out with the airline wanting to give slices of the Hawaiian life to travelers, but the locals wanted to make their own cultural contribution.
There shall be no Stones or Who or Metallica coming from my ukulele. Instead, I hope to conjure the spirit of the late Hawaiian mountain of a man, Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole, whose "Over the Rainbow" will break then mend your heart.
Scallon most recently went viral with this killer cover of Slayer's "Raining Blood" done on a banjo. And earlier this year
A 97-year-old California man was told to hit the road for playing too much music on his ukulele. Jim Farrell was evicted from his Napa retirement home and forced to live in a homeless shelter, all because he loved to play his uke.
Of being an openly gay athlete, Mitcham has said, "I'm very conscious of how I present myself as a role model." Accompanied
Following the success of her EP Live at EastWest Studios, which got lots of love by everyone from Rolling Stone to CNN to
When it comes to TV theme songs, there are few as cheesy as the “Hawaii Five-0” theme. But chances are you haven’t heard
It's not easy, but with cheap flights out of Bellingham and a little research, budget-minded Canadians can still enjoy a tropical vacation to Waikiki Beach. And remember, the beach is a great equalizer where the rich and not-so rich can rub shoulders
Whether you heard it first on the day of its 2005 release or if it has been a slightly more recent Spotify discovery, YouTube
The moment was captured on the island of Sumatra on a GoPro camera, and demonstrates the naturally inquisitive nature of
I wondered: during our amped up holiday schedules and constant content on our phones, what's all of this sensory overload doing to our health?
Yes, we said it. This is probably the best ukulele video ever made. If you're thinking the claim is a bunch of hyperbolic
Talking with Heidi Swedberg about her music makes me want to quit my job, learn how to play ukulele and follow her on her latest tour singing and playing.
HP: Similar question: What musical genre have you not yet explored and what intimidates you, musically or otherwise? Jake
It's a weekend of espionage and excess as Tiki Oasis 12 invades San Diego with 3,000 unconventional conventioneers hitting the town.
Anirazanrun Firham, better known by her YouTube handle, The Shy Singing Doctor, recorded a special song, a cover of Muslim
The pint-sized star with the retro-smooth voice will also kick off a tour -- ukulele fittingly in hand -- with her three-piece band in September. Not too shabby for a girl trying to find her way via a social networking juggernaut.