The Hawaiian 'Ukulele Experience

Nov. 22-24, 2019

Bishop Museum

Come meet the makers of some of the best made ukes in the world! View an exhibition of custom & vintage 'ukuleles. Learn the latest building techniques and technology available.

All builders welcome!


FRIDAY, NOV 22, 2019


Builder & Player Workshops

Moderator: Mike Chock

9am - Introduction & acknowledgement of featured presenters

9:15 am - Workshop One

Les Stansell

Tall Timber Tales From the Pistol River

The Spanish Guitar and Sonic Harmonic Imprinting

10:15 am - Workshop Two

Jinsu Park

Fan Frets and How it's Done!

11:15 am. - Workshop Three

Joji Yoshida

Complete French Polishing!

12:15 pm - Lunch

Stew & rice lunch from the ‘Ukulele a Guild of Hawaii

1:15pm - Workshop Four

Introduction to the new tools & the Wonders of CNC!

2:30pm - Workshop Five

Jigs, Tools and Other Workshop Gizmos. Please "Show & Tell" favorite workshop aids & devices. Shop kine & talk Story!

3:30 pm - Pau Hana


Vernon Rosa

Edmund Tavares

John Covey

SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm

Exhibitions | Atherton Hālau & Hale Wa'a

SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2019

9:00am - 1:00pm

Exhibitions | Atherton Hālau & Hale Wa'a

See you there!

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