Celebrate the 'Ukulele!

Colleges of Arts & Sciences presents free concert event and reception on November 21

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Tamara Goldbogen, (808) 956-5790
Office of Community & Alumni Relations
Posted: Nov 16, 2004

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa‘s Colleges of Arts & Sciences invite the public to Celebrate the ʻUkulele! on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi, 2454 South Beretania Street.

This free event is part of a celebration of the ʻukulele forerunner‘s arrival in the Hawaiian islands from Portugal. For the occasion, the college is pleased to feature The 'Ukulele: History Versus Myth with presentations by:
· Nuni-Lyn and Thomas Walsh, co-founders and directors of the ʻUkulele Hall of Fame Museum, and
· James Tranquada and John King, leading authorities in ʻukulele history

Enjoy a rare mini-concert by virtuosos John King, Byron Yasui, and other surprise soloists. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet these special guests at the post-concert reception. Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public. Space is limited. For reservations, please call the UH Mānoa Colleges of Arts & Sciences‘ Office of Community & Alumni Relations at 956-5790 or email uhartsci@hawaii.edu.

This event is made possible by contributions from friends and alumni to the UH Mānoa Colleges of Arts & Sciences.