2016. Custom Ana`ole Hawaiian Islands Tenor Ukulele. Handcrafted here in Hawaii by Gareth Yahiku, Ana`ole Ukuleles creates the finest in high-end custom Hawaiian ukuleles. Indeed, a classic building style that only comes with experience but yet a contemporary flair in aesthetics and a sound that appeals to the most acute ears.
This Custom Ana`ole Hawaiian Islands Tenor Ukulele comes complete with premium Hawaiian Koa wood face, back, and sides. In addition, this beauty boasts professional Grover machine tuners, black celluloid top binding with black-white-black pinstripe on the soundboard and detailed Hawaiian Island soundhole. The sand utilized on each of the shorelines of the islands is from each of shores of their respective Hawaiian islands. Ebony fretboard and bridge. Honduras mahogany neck for added stability. Koa wood headstock plate with classic Ana`ole [ A ] logo and a gloss nitrocelluloise finish. Excellent tonal qualities.
Absolutely gorgeous! Gareth is one of the custom instrument builders who apprenticed under G-String Ukulele Co. for a number of years, working on many of the semi-custom and full custom instruments at the time. He now handcrafts his own instruments under the label of Ana`ole Ukuleles for your enjoyment. A rare find for the true uke enthusiast. Nice overall balance with a full sound that rings of ‘Hawaii’.