Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the hapa haole song Honolulu I’m Coming Back Again. Written in 1919, the song was issued under the sanction of The Chamber of Commerce of Honolulu by Aloha Temple, probably for a Shriners Convention in 1922.
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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!