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Reply #45 - Dec 8th, 2005 at 12:59pm
 
Aloha All!  The Fourth Annual 'Ukulele Guild of Hawaii Exhibition and Convention was a smashing success. Our member night dinner was way cool and our 'ukuleles on display were sweet as can be. Winners were Shinki Takahashi for his concert uke with maple leaf inlays. Tony Graziano and his ukes won the best tenor division and Colorado's John and Pam Ramsey won best in show for their custom beautifully detailed 'ukuleles.


Entertainers who played over the weekend extraganza were: Bryan Tolentiono, Chris Kamaka, Hoku Zuttermeister, Kimo Husssey, Bruce Shimabukuro, Herb Ohta Junior, Lopaka Hoopii, John Enos, James Pilgrim, Mike Guerro, Jody Kamisato, Gary Akiona....and den...Byron Yasui, Ben "da man" Chong, Karen Keawehawaii, John King, and the incredible James Hill.

Our open mike over the weekend attracted a ton of talent led by host Kimo Hussey.

Seminar instuctors included:  Carolee Nishi, David Simons, Kimo Hussey, John King, James Hill, Hinano Kaumeheiwa, Bryan Tolentino with Hoku Zuttermeister, Owen Holt, Ozzie Kotani, Herman Aizawa, Nate Ching, Vince Yagi, Mike "ukeman Chock, Bart Potter, Doc Yasui and Benny Chong, Kona Bob Soufer, Chris and Casey Kamaka, and Norman Takeya.

Will try to post a few pictures....so check it out   laters  ukeman
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Reply #46 - Nov 2nd, 2006 at 8:22am
 
Aloha All....Here is a last minute warning..a 2 minute drill so to speak:   This weekend at the Waikiki Beach marriott Hotel second floor Mauka tower the 'Ukulele Guild of Hawaii is having their 5th Annual Exhibition and Conference:


Saturday at 9 am it begins the exhibition of 30 plus ukes is free....silent auction table ready for you all to check out the bargains.....and all day seminars on the hour....seminars have a fee!

The best builders and players will be there so if you have a chance come on down....Saturday night there will be an 'ukulele Concert....cost 15.00    

should be awesome...look for me cuz I'll be there   laters all, ukeman
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