KĀNEʻOHE, HAWAIʻI – Kanileʻa ʻUkulele, Hawaiʻi’s premier ʻukulele company, is featured in the latest United Nations “Lid is On” podcast series. Reporter and podcast host Daniel Dickinson interviewed master luthier and company co-owner Joe Souza for an in-depth look at a small business that operates daily to prove “sustainability and profitability can co-exist.” “Planting a […]
KĀNEʻOHE, HAWAIʻI – Kanileʻa ʻUkulele, Hawaiʻi’s premier ʻukulele company, is excited to partner with Affirm, Inc. to provide online customers the ability to play now, pay later. By using the new, easy monthly payment program now at the kanileaukulele.com checkout, any ʻukulele player can have the handcrafted playable masterpiece of their dreams without the wait. […]
Joe on the Go: Kanileʻa ʻUkulele’s master luthier and company co-owner Joe Souza jumped in on an impromptu performance of the late Reverend Dennis Kamakahi’s classic “Wahine ʻIlikea.” This moment took place at Ukulele Underground’s (UU’s) first ever retreat on the island of Kauaʻi in February 2020. Mahalo to UU’s Aldrine Guerrero and special guest […]
Kanileʻa ʻUkulele factory tours are suspended until further notice. The retail store on Kahuhipa Street in Kāneʻohe will also be closed. This decision was made for the health and safety of our visitors and our employees.
KĀNEʻOHE – Kanileʻa ʻUkulele is proud to support community events that support ʻukulele players in the community and worldwide. ʻUkulele Club of Hawaiʻi (UCH) Since 2006, Kanileʻa ʻUkulele owners Joe & Kristen Souza along with Bruddah Sam (Vaihi) and Lina Girl (Hawaiian 105 KINE-FM Radio) have hosted a community gathering of like-minded ʻukulele players in […]
KĀNEʻOHE – Kanileʻa ʻUkulele is proud to sponsor the International ʻUkulele Contest & Hula Show offering up over $8,000 in prizes. See amateur players of all ages from around the world compete for top prizes at the Waikīkī International Marketplace main stage on Saturday, February 15, 2020 starting at 10:30 a.m. Kanileʻa ʻUkulele will […]
Kanile`a `Ukulele is proud to announce Kaimana Souza as the new Director of Sales & Marketing. This change in leadership is effective now. Kaimana Souza can be reached at (808) 234-2868 or Kaimana@kanileaukulele.com.
You helped us hit 10,000 followers on Instagram so we’re giving you a chance to win a sweet prize that includes a gorgeous Kanileʻa K-3 Concert Premium ʻukulele! Enter to win by October 31. We pull one lucky winner the next day on November 1, 2019. Good luck and mahalo!
On June 14, 2019, award-winning singer/songwriter Willie K acquired a Kanileʻa one-of-a-kind ʻukulele called the ʻIʻiwi Honi Koa to raise awareness of the plight of the native Hawaiian species of flora and fauna and to raise funds for Saving Hawai`i’s Forests, a 501 (c) 3 organization.