Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the traditional Hawaiian song Kuu Pua I Paoakalani. The song composed by Queen Liliuokalani during the nine months she was imprisoned at Iolani Palace after the overthrow of the monarchy in 1893 tells of the flowers that grew at Paoakalani, her home in Waikiki.
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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!