Entertainment

Professionals sing and play ‘ukulele in public

Mele Fong and her husband Richard Tom are professional entertainers who have represented the state of Hawai’i in concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. They play a variety of music and also lead other groups in performing on Maui. “The Hawaiian Serenaders” are artists with the University of Hawai’i Statewide Cultural Extension Program.

The Hawaiian Serenaders – the husband and wife duo of Richard Tom and Mele Fong – showcase the versatility of Hawai’i’s official instrument by singing and playing ‘ukulele and u-bass to a mix of Hawaiian, hapa haole, pop, and jazz favorites since 1994. VISIT THE SERENADERS PAGE >>

Maui Ukulele Pops Band – Mele and Rich have led Mele’s Advanced Ukulele class students at Kaunoa Senior Center in public performances since 2009. VISIT THE BAND’S PAGE >>

Maui Ukulele Jazz Trio – Mele and Rich joined by Mele’s master student performed difficult jazz arrangements from 2011-2017 at community events. VISIT THE TRIO’S PAGE >>

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SHOWS AT SPECIAL EVENTS

SERENADER SHOWS WITH ‘UKULELE WORKSHOPS

SERENADERS ARCHIVES BY SHOWS >>
SERENADERS ARCHIVES BY YEARS >>
SERENADERS TESTIMONIALS >>
SERENADERS VIDEOS >> on Mele’s YouTube Channel


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• Bookmark Mele’s blog – launched December 31, 2013 with weekly postings on Mondays and then changed frequency to 1st of the month starting January 1, 2020.