We specialize in standard to professional grade musical instruments. Each `ukulele is finely hand crafted using the highest grade, well-seasoned wood and scaled to produce a perfect intonation. Click here to view the wide selection of ‘ukuleles in our online store.


‘Ukulele History

The ‘Ukulele (pronounced “oo-koo-le-le”) was introduced by Portuguese immigrants who migrated to Hawai’i. They were looking for new lives, but even more so, work….READ MORE

Featured Artists

Our internationally recognized and acclaimed artists know that when it comes to uncompromising quality in a musical instrument they can count on superior craftsmanship of a Kanile‘a ‘Ukulele. Each one of these musicians strive for excellence in their work and Kanile‘a ‘Ukulele is proud to support them … MORE>


Testimonials are from actual customers who where kind enough to share their experience and feelings with their new Kanile’a ‘Ukulele. We understand how difficult it is to express over the internet how extraordinary our ‘ukuleles look and most importantly sound … READ MORE

The FDNY Tenor

Kanile’a ‘Ukulele was very fortunate to be part of a heart touching event. Most people know of Joe Souza the Master Luthier, but not too often do our customers get to know Fire Fighter II Joseph N. Souza III from Ladder 17. Joe has been a proud member of the Honolulu Fire Department for over fifteen years. When a colleague of his, Lopaka Ho’opi’i mentioned he wanted something special to …. READ MORE