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 and you will be reminded how blessed you are to live in Hawaii. Admission to the picnic is free. Along with the main stage non stop entertainment, exhibitors will show ukulele related exhibits and merchandise and food vendors will be selling ono food and drink. Parking is available and shuttle service will be provided from Waikiki. There will be inflatables for the kids and all are encouraged to bring mats for lawn seating. For the latest event information, please visit: http://www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org
For the ukulele fans in Japan, JTB has created a complete tour package to this event. The tour price will include round trip air fare from Japan, 4 nights accomodation in Waikiki, an ukulele workshop, an ukulele factory tour, transportation to the Ukulele Picnic, admission to the opening event on February 10, “Ukulele Legends in Concert”, and more. Please visit JTB’s website for more information.