Photo of the 8 hula dancers from Na Hula Kupuna o Kaunoa who danced 6 of 20 songs during The Hawaiian Serenaders 2nd Annual Hawaiian Style Christmas Concert at the monthly Picnic For Poki Hawaiian Music Series on the grounds of Kaahumanu Church in Wailuku on Thursday, 19 December 2019.
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.