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.
October 12, 2018 | It was a night of a thousand strums as Kanile`a artists, family, friends and fans gathered to celebrate our 20th anniversary with us at the historic Hawai`i Theatre on September 9, 2018. Even a month later, we are still humming the songs we heard, marveling at the dances we saw and […]
Aloha Everyone, Check out our new video showcasing the only Endemic Hawiian Hardwood Ukulele. Our nonprofit, Hawiian Legacy Reforestation Initiative, has allowed us to assit in bringing tree growth back to our beautful island as well as create one of a kind hawaiian wood pieces like the ‘Ukulele you see in the video below. […]
KĀNE`OHE, HAWAI`I – A 20 year milestone for Kanile`a `Ukulele is celebrated in this exquisite instrument designed by company co-owner and master luthier Joe Souza. Starting with a 5A Master Grade curly koa solid body and contrasting koa binding, elements of the number 20 can be seen: with emerald green leaves in the rosette, 20 […]
(December 8, 2017) `Ukulele jam sessions are amazing, but they take on a whole new meaning when it’s for a great cause. Mahalo to Bryan Tolentino for inviting Hawaii’s top `ukulele players to gather and play for the young patients of Shriners Hospital for Children Honolulu. Many of these children, who come from all parts […]