Aloha from Ukulele Mele!

Mele Fong, aka Ukulele Mele

Mele Fong teaches ‘ukulele

WELCOME TO MELE’S MONTHLY BLOG!

Here you can get behind the scenes summaries of ‘ukulele related events past and coming soon. You can learn about growing up in Hawai’i, cultural practices, and Hawaiian history from the eyes of a Native Hawaiian. You can find out when classes are being offered and where you can see Mele’s ‘ukulele groups perform.

Mele Fong is a professional singer, song arranger, and master of multiple strumming styles for the ‘ukulele. She developed a unique method of forming ‘ukulele chord shapes with minimal muscle strain and strumming styles to fun, sing-along songs taught by no one else. Mele has been teaching classes since 2009 at Kaunoa Senior Center for adults 55 and better. You can learn to play Hawai’i’s official instrument, the ‘ukulele, from a Native Hawaiian.

The Hawaiian Serenaders entertain professionally on Maui and worldwide

The Hawaiian Serenaders are professional entertainers

Mele Fong and Richard Tom of the husband and wife duo The Hawaiian Serenaders perform a mix of Hawaiian, hapa haole, pop, and jazz favorites while singing and playing ‘ukulele and u-bass. They represented the State of Hawai’i in concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C in 1996. Mele and Rich reside in Maui, Hawaii.

Sneak peaks of blog posts:

Who invented the ‘ukulele?
How did Mele get her name?
Is there a newspaper feature about Mele?

Return on the 1st of the month and enjoy Mele’s Monthly Blog!

Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele

www.UkuleleMeleOnMaui.com