Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the song Hawaii Aloha, written by a missionary in the 1800s at the request of a Hawaiian king. This traditional Hawaiian song in the Hawaiian language is a love song about the state of Hawaii. Today, the song is typically sung at the end of a public gathering to signal the end of the event.
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Sing-Along with Ukulele Mele | Hawaii Aloha – https://youtu.be/UsL_71HWFH4
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Native Hawaiian Mele Fong from Maui is an experienced educator and professional entertainer with over 50 years experience playing the ‘ukulele – Hawaii’s official instrument. Are UKE having fun yet? Watch. Listen. Play. The Ukulele Mele Way!