Song of the Month for May

May Day is Lei Day in Hawai’i

In celebration of May 1st also known as May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii, learn to play the song of the same name for the “Song of the Month.”

  1. Listen to our audio recording
  2. Schedule private webcam lessons to learn to play it from wherever you live.

The song is in the key of G and uses 5 chords – good for ‘ukulele players who play a little (beginners may find it challenging). No need to read music. I will send you the PDF song sheet for May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii and teach you how to play my arrangement with Hum Ding-Ah Strum after you schedule your private lessons.

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 to learn a different song? Visit my online Fan Club and listen to over 90 audio recordings of Hawaiian, hapa haole, pop, and Christmas songs you can learn to play the Ukulele Mele Way with private webcam lessons.

Have fun learning to Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way today!

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.