Summary of Sing-Along Songs 2019

Sing-Along with Mele Fong series met for 12 (2-hour) classes once a month mostly on Thursdays in 2019 and we played 129 songs. Each month featured a different theme including the Annual Christmas Party with a Christmas songs sing-along. Some students started coming to the first program in 2016 and then continued in 2019 with a total of 314 people signing up including 38 for the Christmas Party. Here is the list of songs in the order played (mixed for variety of tempo, rhythm, and language) for 2019:

January – Maui Nui Songs (16 signed up)

  1. Medley: Maui Boy/Maui Girl.
  2. Medley: Sea Breeze/Puamana.
  3. Lahaina.
  4. Maui Waltz.
  5. NEW Maui No Ka Oi/Molokai Nui A Hina/Lanai.
  6. Hasegawa General Store.
  7. NEW Kula Morning.
  8. Lahainaluna.
  9. Hawaii Aloha.

February – Paniolo Songs (37 signed up)

  1. Paniolo Country.
  2. Ulupalakua.
  3. NEW I’m An Old Cowhand.
  4. Could I Have This Dance.
  5. Hey Good Looking.
  6. NEW Home on the Range.
  7. Ring of Fire.
  8. King of the Road.
  9. NEW Red River Valley.
  10. Take Me Home Country Roads.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

March 14 – NEW Broadway Show Tunes (33 signed up)

  1. Give My Regards to Broadway.
  2. DO-RE-MI.
  3. Getting to Know You.
  4. Oh What a Beautiful Morning.
  5. I Whistle A Happy Tune.
  6. Summertime.
  7. I Could Have Danced All Night.
  8. Sound of Music.
  9. Singing In The Rain.
  10. My Blue Heaven.
  11. Moon River.
  12. Hawaii Aloha.

April – Hula Songs (22 signed up)

  1. Keep Your Eyes on the Hands.
  2. E Huli Makou.
  3. NEW Little Brown Gal.
  4. Sophisticated Hula.
  5. NEW Hapa Haole Hula Girl.
  6. Ka Ulu Wehi O Ke Kai.
  7. NEW Haole Hula.
  8. Hukilau Song.
  9. Lovely Hula Hands.
  10. Hawaii Aloha.

May – Flowers & Lei Songs (20 signed up)

  1. May Day Is Lei Day.
  2. NEW Sweet Leilani.
  3. For You A Lei.
  4. NEW Ka Pua E.
  5. Pua Lilia.
  6. NEW Pretty Red Hibiscus.
  7.  Maile Lei For Your Hair.
  8. My Yellow Ginger Lei.
  9. NEW Song of Old Hawaii.
  10. Pua Ahihi.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

June – Small Kid Time Songs (13 signed up)

  1. Froggie Went A-Courtin’.
  2. The More We Get Together.
  3. She’ll Be Comin’ ‘Round the Mountain.
  4. Days of My Youth.
  5. You Are My Sunshine.
  6. Que Sera, Sera.
  7. I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.
  8. Kuu Home o Kahaluu.
  9. Oh Susanna.
  10. NEW Clementine.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

July – Patriotic Songs (16 signed up)

  1. Yankee Doodle.
  2. America the Beautiful.
  3. Medley: Yankee Doodle Boy/You’re A Grand Old Flag.
  4. My Country ‘Tis of Thee.
  5. Camptown Races.
  6. God Bless America.
  7. NEW This Is My Country.
  8. When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again.
  9. This Land is Your Land.
  10. Hawaii Aloha.

August – Island Songs (23 signed up)

  1. Hawaii Ponoi.
  2. King Kamehameha.
  3. What Aloha Means.
  4. NEW Oahu – On the Beach at Waikiki.
  5. NEW Blue Hawaii.
  6. Kauai – Hele On To Kauai.
  7. Kauai – Hanalei Moon.
  8. NEW Maui Waltz.
  9. NEW Big Island – My Little Grass Shack.
  10. NEW There’s No Place Like Hawaii.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

September – NEW Rock & Roll (37 signed up)

  1. NEW Rock Around The Clock.
  2. Under the Palm Tree.
  3. NEW In The Still Of The Night.
  4. NEW Peggy Sue.
  5. All I Have To Do Is Dream.
  6. NEW Proud Mary.
  7. Silhouette.
  8. NEW Blue Suede Shoes.
  9. My Girl.
  10. Be My Baby.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

October – NEW International Songs (30 signed up)

  1. Japan – Beautiful Sunday.
  2. Switzerland flower – Edelweiss.
  3. Australia – Waltzing Matilda.
  4. Italy – Arrivederci Roma.
  5. Jewish – Hava Nagila.
  6. Irish – Medley: My Wild Iris Rose/When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.
  7. German -The Happy Wanderer.
  8. Greece – Never On Sunday.
  9. World Singing Day – Sing.
  10. United Nations Day – It’s A Small World.
  11. Hawaii Aloha.

November – New Early American Classics (29 signed up)

  1. Medley: Beer Barrel Polka/There is a Tavern in the Town.
  2. Medley: Happy Days/Ain’t She Sweet.
  3. Sloop John B.
  4. Medley: Daisy Bell/Sidewalks of New York/In My Merry Oldsmobile.
  5. Medley: Yes Sir That’s My Baby/Five Foot Two/Baby Face.
  6. Medley: Shine On Harvest Moon/Moonlight Bay.
  7. Jamaica Farewell.
  8. Medley: Let Me Call You Sweetheart/In The Good Old Summertime/Take Me Out to the Ballgame.
  9. When You’re Smiling.
  10. Hawaii Aloha.

December –Christmas Songs at party (38 signed up)

  1. Jingle Bells/Kani Na Pele.
  2. Silver Bells.
  3. Feliz Navidad.
  4. White Christmas (Bev danced hula).
  5. Mele Kalikimaka Ia Oe.
  6. Silent Night (Bev danced hula).
  7. Hawaiian Santa.
  8. Holly Jolly Christmas.
  9. The Christmas Song.
  10. Mele Kalikimaka.
  11. We Wish You A Merry Christmas.
  12. Hawaii Aloha.

Onward to 2020 and to more fun singing and playing music together the Ukulele Mele Way! Visit Sing-Along with Mele Fong series webpage >>

Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele

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Mele Fong is a professional singer, song arranger, and master of multiple strumming styles for the 'ukulele. She is an experienced educator with over 50+ years experience playing the 'ukulele and entertaining worldwide. Mele performs with her husband in the duo "The Hawaiian Serenaders" and leads student groups. In 1996, the duo represented the State of Hawai'i in concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Mele and her husband Richard Tom were both born and raised on Oahu and now reside in Maui.