Education Shows

The Hawaiian Serenaders

The Hawaiian Serenaders¬†presented Story of the ‚ÄėUkulele and Concert which included a display of various types of ukulele and different genres of music that can be played on them. This was one of 22 educational shows about the music of Hawaii presented at public libraries and senior centers from 2008-2019. The first program was Timeless Love Songs & Stories of Hawaii Nei at Kaunoa Senior Center in 2008. The Serenaders are listed on the list of artists available through the University of Hawaii Statewide Cultural Extension Program.

(Photo taken at Story of the ‘Ukulele and Concert at Hana Public Library in 2017)

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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.