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Mark Your Calendar for February 13, 2011 – Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii Returns to Kaka’ako Park

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii Committee has announced that the 3rd Annual Ukulele Picnic will be held on Sunday, February 13, 2011, at Kaka`ako Waterfront Park. Talented musicians from Hawaii and Japan will perform on the hilltop stage overlooking Diamond Head, Honolulu Harbor, the ocean and mountains. Performers from U.S. include Ohta-san, Uluwehi Gurerro, Brittni Paiva,Holunape, Kalei Gamiao, Ku`uipo Kumukahi, Weldon Kekauoha, Herb Ohta Jr.,Pali, and others Performers from Japan include Sekiguchi Band,Iwao, Katsu Seiji, Johnny-Ginowan and others Be there and you will be reminded how blessed you are to live in Hawaii. Admission to the picnic is free. Along with the main stage more info

Keiki Ukulele of Japan Will Play at Mele Kalikimaka10 Charity Event

Meet lovely keiki ukulele players at Mele Kalikimaka10, a charity event to be held at Yebisu Garden Place in Tokyo on December 5, 2010. This year, kids will play "Drop Baby Drop" and "Lele Happy Day". Do you want your kids to play with Makoto and many happy keiki's in Japan? Apply at ukulelejane@hotmail.co.jp (Keiki Ukulele of Japan Project) before 11/25 deadline and have your kids practice these two songs. Lessons are available on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDpa5RJIK7E. more info

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii receives proclamations from Mufi and Duke

Thousands of people came to the 2nd Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii enjoyed exceptionally clear sky and beautiful music by local and international artists. Mufi Hannemann, the Mayor, and Duke Aiona, Leutenent Governer, also enjoyed this great event. In their speech, a surprise gift of proclamations were presented to Mr. and Mrs. Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, executive producers of the event. The city proclaimed 2/13/2010 as "Ukulele Picnic Day" and the state proclaimed this day as "Ukulele Day in Hawaii." Ukulele Foundation of more info

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