Category Archives: Press Releases

Kanile`a Factory Tours Suspended for Health and Safety Reasons

Factory Tours suspended 'til further notice

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.

Kaimana Souza: Director of Sales & Marketing

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.

REFOREST HAWAIʻI RECOGNIZED BY THE HISTORIC HAWAIʻI FOUNDATION

Reforest Hawaiʻi and “Nani ʻEkolu” to be recognized at the Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation’s 2019 Preservation Honor Awards on May 31, 2019 at the YWCA Laniākea’s Fuller Hall in Downtown Honolulu.

KANILEʻA ʻUKULELE REPRESENTS HAWAIʻI IN PORTUGAL FESTIVAL HONORING THE ʻUKULELE

Kanileʻa ʻUkulele is honored to represent Hawaiʻi in Madeira, Portugal at the Xarabanda Musical and Cultural Association’s Festival, honoring 140 years since the creation of the `ukulele based on the madeiran braguinha

Kanile`a `Ukulele founders featured in Hawai`i Island magazine

KĀNE`OHE, HAWAI`I – Building world-class `ukulele is their business and reforesting Hawai`i is their passion. Look for Kanile`a `Ukulele founders and co-owners Joe and Kristen Souza in the latest edition of Ke Ola, Hawai`i Island’s Community magazine.

Islander by Kanile`a `Ukulele locks arms with EMD Music for distributorship

Kāne`ohe, Hawai`i – Islander `Ukulele, the affordable line of instruments designed by Kanile`a `Ukulele, will now be distributed by EMD Music effective immediately. EMD Music takes over distribution in the USA and Canada with market expansion into western Europe. Kanile`a `Ukulele founder and co-owner Kristen Souza said “We are very excited to be working with […]

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