artists category: Featured artist

Daisuke Maeda is the energetic, incredibly talented `ukulele player of one of Japan’s hottest duos. Accompanied by Hideyuki Shimizu on acoustic guitar, this team has stunned audiences around the world.

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Texas native, Cas Haley is a soulful contemporary artist who has captured the heart of America through his upbeat Motown reminiscent melodic lyrics and rhythmic guitar-riffs, which are infused with a groovy surf-roots signature sound that only Cas Haley can provide.

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There’s no question that the `ukulele has an impact on the world when it has found its way into the hand of Italy’s famed singer, songwriter and author.

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He has always dreamed of making music that featured his voice and his love of the `ukulele. And now, his dreams are coming true.

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His passion for speaking and sharing the Hawaiian language is only matched by his love for Hawaiian music. With nine Na Hoku Hanohano awards under his belt, the future is bright for this young `ukulele player.

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Aldrine Guerrero

February 19th, 2018 by

Aldrine Guerrero is a dynamic `ukulele player from the island of Kaua’i. Originally from the Philippines, Aldrine started out at local Kauai coffee shops and churches and has since gone on to stages that range from coast to coast in the continental US to international performances.

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Kamuela Kimokeo

November 19th, 2016 by

Kamuela Kimokeo is a member of the Na Hoku Hanohano award winning group Hi’ikua. He is currently the Music Program Director at Windward Community College where he teaches a variety of classes from ‘ukulele to music theory and history. He started playing music professionally with his Dad in Waikiki when he was 14 years old. He tours with the likes of…

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Derick Sebastian

November 18th, 2016 by

Through faith and hard work, Maui born local Derick Sebastian continues to live his dream as an accomplished `ukulele virtuoso. Derick’s critically acclaimed instrumental album, From His Heard, earned him a Na Hoku Hanohano 2010 nomination.

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From Rancho Cucamonga California, The Lee Sisters – Lise and Emi Lee! Sisters in real life, the girls have been performing throughout California and Hawaii for the past 3 years. Their ukulele adventure took off in earnest in January 2015 when they were invited by Kanile`a `Ukulele to play at the NAMM show in Anaheim […]

Bruddah Sam

November 27th, 2015 by

Kenneth Makuakane is recognized as a successful innovator in producing and recording Hawaiian music. He has over one hundred albums to his producing credits, working with artists such as Na Leo, Hapa, Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom, Raiatea Helm, Obrian Eselu and Jeff Rasmussen.

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