Ukulele is a Hawaiian word, roughly translated as "jumping flea".
Hawaiian ukulele tuning is GCEA.
The ukulele was originally introduced to Hawaii by the Portuguese.
Traditionally, the ukulele was handmade by Koa wood.
Before nylon strings, they used gut strings for ukulele.
Hyatt Regency Waikiki offers free ukulele lesson on weekdays.
*Schedule may be changed
MON: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
TUE: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
WED: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
THU: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FRI: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
* Diamond Head Tower 2nd floor
* No reservation necessary.
Above: Kamoa Concert ukulele
Right: Ana'ole handmade Hawaiian ukulele