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.
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
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.
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 […]