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Mele Kalikimaka

For intermediate players.

Get started for the holidays by learning to play Hawai'i's popular song for Christmas in your free sample lesson and more from Ukulele Mele On Maui.

Free Lesson: Mele Kalikimaka with Hum Ding-Ah Strum
This arrangement in the key of D has eight chords - D, D7, D- (Ddim), E7, Em, G, A7, and B7. The Hum Ding-Ah Strum starts on the down strum, and has a slight accent on the "Ding" (second and fourth beats). The song ends easily with three quick bumps (down strums). Enjoy!

Song Sheet (MeleKalikimaka.pdf)

Video of Mele teaching how to play the song Mele Kalikimaka.

Audio recording of the song so you can play along with The Hawaiian Serenaders, the husband-wife professional duo of Richard Tom on u-bass and Mele Fong on 'ukulele, as your backup band. (MeleKalikimaka.mp3)

Bonus video performance of a Medley: We Wish You a Merry Christmas / Mele Kalikimaka by The Hawaiian Serenaders for your enjoyment. 


1. Purchase the Mele Kalikimaka, Vol. 1 with packaged song set with booklet/DVD/CD. Get the bound song sheets, video lessons, and audio recordings to play along with all in the same key.  

2. Register for the free online Fan Club to enjoy audio recordings for Christmas songs, and then take private lessons on Maui or via webcam to learn how to play them.

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