Ukulele Mele On Maui opened for business on 01 July 2011, and this website launched in November of that year.
Ukulele Mele On Maui - sharing the joy of making music, one 'ukulele player at-a-time
The Hawaiian Serenaders - performing 'ukulele masters of musical diversity and strum styles
The business idea sprung from classroom students who enouraged Mele to expand into the virtual classroom. In January 2009, Mele saw the need for formalized 'ukulele instruction at Kaunoa Senior Center for adults 55 and better. Mele wanted to challenge retirees to expand their horizons, set higher expectations, and do more than they thought they were capable of doing. Thus, Mele developed a music education and 'ukulele curriculum to fulfill that need for adult lifelong learning. Mele has expanded to teaching different levels of 'ukulele, Hawaiian history, and group sing-along classes in addition to leading an Advanced class who perform in the community as the Maui Ukulele Pops Band.
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