California Connection

Heartfelt Highlights

Sherry from Stockton, California was thrilled to find out Mele graduated from the University of Pacific in Stockton. We met at the 21 November Ukulele Strumming Workshop and then she scheduled two back-to-back private lessons the following Friday at the Bailey House.

(Photo of Mele and Sherry from Stockton, California at the Ukulele Strumming Workshop on Saturday, 21 November 2015)

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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.