In celebration of Kamehameha Day on June 11, learn to play King Kamehameha the Conqueror of the Islands for June’s “Song of the Month.” This hapa haole song (Hawaiian style music with English words) was written by Johnny Noble and Ted Fiorito in 1934 and tells part of the story of the king’s conquests in English.
- Listen to our audio recording
- Schedule private webcam lessons to learn to play it from wherever you live.
I will send you the PDF song sheet for King Kamehameha and teach you how to play my arrangement with I Wanna Rest Strum and 4 And Strum. The song is in the key of C and uses 12 chords – perfect for intermediate ‘ukulele players.
- No need to read music.
- Get feedback from a professional educator and entertainer with over 50 years of ‘ukulele playing and entertaining experience.
- Learn my method of forming ukulele chord shapes with minimal muscle strain and unique strumming styles taught by no one else.
Want a different song? Visit my online Fan Club and listen to over 100 audio recordings of Hawaiian, hapa haole, pop, and Christmas songs you can learn to play the Ukulele Mele Way with private lessons via webcam or on Maui.
There is another song that ‘ukulele players can learn to play to honor King Kamehameha aka Kamehameha the Great. NA ALI’I is a traditional Hawaiian song that you can learn by downloading the song sheet, video lesson, audio recording and video story behind the story in keeping with Hawaiian oral history traditions. BUY NOW.
Have fun learning to Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way today!
Aloha, Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele