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The inner workings of Kanile`a `Ukulele: meet the Kanile`a Krew, hear the latest on R&D, new techniques, check us out at shows and events around the world…and more!

10K GIVEAWAY

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!

Living Legend Willie K is Saving Hawaiʻi’s Forests with Every Strum

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.

A KANILE`A 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

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 […]

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS: KANILE`A PLATINUM 2018 COLLECTOR’S EDITION `UKULELE

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 […]

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