(C.2016). Mint. Beautiful Custom Kanile’a ‘Willie K’ Super tenor ukulele. The ‘Willie K’ is Kanilea’s signature model for famed Hawaii musician, Willie K. with beautiful Hawaiian curly Koa wood and a host of wonderful amenities unique to this model and handcrafted out of the Kanile’a custom shop.
The Kanile’a ‘Willie K.’ super tenor model was designed with both the musician and aesthetics in mind and is a wonderful instrument and a stellar example of the finest work of Kanile’a ukuleles. The Koa is from a private reserve at the custom shop and is even more stunning when seen in person. Premium golden colored master grade Hawaiian Koa face, back, & sides with dark vertical streaking in the wood, musician’s grade ebony wood fretboard with Willie K signature between the 12th and 15th frets and an ebony wood bridge. A matching ebony wood top binding and headstock veneer has also been added in keeping with the overall theme of the instrument. The neck is made of Honduran mahogany wood neck for added stability and a classic TRU bracing system are a few more wonderful attributes to this gorgeous ukulele.
Iconic Maui Tribe Productions rosette in Black and Koa tuning, this custom Kanile’a also boasts a unique size, scale length, and 5-string (with low G) set up for those who are looking for a longer scale and larger body than the tenor ukulele. Ebony scoop cutaway and ebony wood beveled armrest. UV finish with gloss body and satin finish on the neck. Pick up for quick plug and play.
The action is set well and the instrument is very comfortable to play. This gorgeous uke also has exceptional volume and sustain. Very full sounding with rich deep tones, balanced mid-range notes, and crisp highs. This beautiful ukulele has personality unique all to its own with a focus on both aesthetics and tone.