5 ‘Ukulele Songs for November


Learn 5 party songs for Thanksgiving

To inspire you this month, here are 5 Hawaiian and hapa haole party songs that you can learn to play The Ukulele Mele Way as you celebrate Thanksgiving with your friends and family.

Click the song title to hear audio samples:

  1. Aloha No Wau I Ko Maka – with 2 Waltz Strums
  2. Little Brown Gal –  I Wanna Rest and 4And Strums
  3. My Little Grass Shack – I Wanna Rest Strum
  4. On the Beach at Waikiki – Hum Ding-Ah Strum
  5. Papalina Lahilahi – ‘Ōlapa Strum

Here is how you can learn to play the 5 songs and more from the comfort of your home (get song sheet, video lessons and audio recordings):

  • Subscribe to Complete Monthly Online Lessons for Advanced players to learn to play all 5 songs and 45 others for 30 days at-a-time access. Plus, only online do you get the video stories behind the songs in keeping with Hawaiian oral history traditions whether the song is Hawaiian or not. Try out the One Month Trial or the Recurring Monthly Package to save $5 per month.
  • Purchase Nostalgic Hawaiian Songs Volume One packaged set of book/DVD/CD to learn “On the Beach at Waikiki” plus 5 other songs. The set will be mailed to you.

What makes me a unique ‘ukulele teacher?

  • I have over 50+ years experience as a ‘ukulele player, professional singer/entertainer, and teacher
  • I offer different ways to learn online and offline in addition to in person lessons on Maui
  • I give free Fan Club access to 95+ audio recordings of songs available to learn via private lessons on Maui or webcam

How is my method unique?

  • No need to read music to learn the Ukulele Mele Way
  • My method shows how to form chords with minimal muscle strain, plus unique strums taught by no one else on Maui

Questions? Contact me for general questions, or schedule a private webcam lesson  to get feedback from me about what you’re learning from the comfort of your home.

Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele


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.