Mele Fong aka Ukulele Mele tells the story behind the hapa haole song Maui Girl. Composed by Sylvester Thomas Kalama in 1892, the song talks about keeping love a secret and remains popular today.
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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!