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Ukulele, the spirit of Aloha

Nestled among the stars of Waikiki’s Kalakaua Avenue — Coach, Tiffany and Co., Gucci, Yves St. Laurent — and the hotels listed with four of these $$$$ beside their names, lies the humble Ukulele Puapua store. Ukuleles crafted from koa, walnut, spruce, mango  and … Continue reading

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Hawaiian music without the bubbles

In my youth I thought the ukulele, as well as the songs played on it, were among the purest examples of what my peers and I called “lame.”  (Funny how the word has resurfaced in recent years and seems to … Continue reading

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Finding joy in music

According to eMed Expert, music can help us heal from depression, fatigue, pain, high blood pressure, headaches, and stress, as well as improve athletic performance, productivity, and concentration, boost immunity and support recovery from a stroke. In other words, it … Continue reading

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