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Ukulele Picnic in Hawai`i returns to Kaka`ako Waterfront Park on Feb. 13, 2010

Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii Committee has announced that 2nd Annual Ukulele Picnic will be held on Saturday 13, 2010, at Kaka`ako Waterfront Park. Ukulele virtuosos and legends from Hawaii and Japan will perform on the hilltop stage overlooking Diamond Head, Honolulu Harbor, the ocean and mountains. Performers from U.S. include Lyle Ritz, Kumu ukulele Ohta-san, Pali, Holunape, Manoa DNA, and the Roy Sakuma Ukulele School. Performers from Japan include Iwao, Kiyoshi Kobayashi & Ukulele Orchestra of Japan, Kazuyuki Sekiguchi, and Kimiko Wakiyama. Be there more info

Lyle Ritz added to Ukulele Legends in Concert and Ukulele Picnic Line up

Ukulele giant Lyle Ritz will be performing as an added “legend” this Wednesday night, February 10th at the Ukulele Legends in Concert at the Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace. Bill Tapia, who was to perform in person, will now perform via a media hook up to his home in California. The 102 year old Mr. Tapia who had fallen and broken his hip was not cleared to travel by his physician. Mr. Tapia had fallen and fractured his hip and underwent surgery over two months ago. more info

Ukulele Legends in Concert Features Bill Tapia, Eddie Kamae, and Ohta-san

The Ukulele Legends in Concert at the Waterfront at Aloha Tower Marketplace on Wednesday February 10, 2010 is appropriately named since it will feature three true Hawaiian treasures and bona fide ukulele legends. Performing on stage will be the 102 year old ukulele virtuoso Bill Tapia. He will be joined by 82 year old Eddie Kamae and the Sons of Hawaii and 75 year old ukulele perennial Herb “Ohta-san” Ohta. Together they possess 200+ years of ukulele experience. This landmark concert brings together three of more info

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