Mele danced hula while Richard Hoopii sang Puamana and played ‘ukulele and Richard Tom accompanied on u-bass at the 6th Annual Maui Ukulele Festival at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center on 16 October 2011.
by Mele Fong
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.