Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the hapa haole song little Brown Gal. Composed in 1935, the song was commonly used to teach hula to tourists aboard Matson luxury liners and at Waikiki hotels. The song was featured in the 1957 film South Seas Adventures.
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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!