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Custom KG Tenor Ukulele

New. Custom Kotaro Guitars & Ukuleles Tenor Ukulele. An absolutely beautiful ukulele handcrafted on the island of Oahu, HI by master luthier Rob Kurosu. Born into a military family, Rob spent his early years traveling around the world.  After graduating from the University of Colorado in Boulder, he was commissioned and served as a pilot in the US Navy before retiring and settling in Hawaii.  Still itching for travel and adventure, Rob and his family next sailed the South Pacific on a catamaran and explored New Zealand for a year before finally returning to Kail
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Custom Kanile’a “2021 Platinum” Tenor Ukulele – #1

A gorgeous 2021 Custom Kanile’a Ukulele exquisitely designed by company co-owner and master luthier Joe Souza and the Souza ohana. Starting with a 5A Master Grade curly koa solid body and contrasting maple wood binding, elements of the 2021 Kanile’a platinum ukulele can be seen with the design of the Hawaiian Koa leaf incorporated throughout the instrument. The Kanile’a Platinum 2021 celebrated the Kanile’a traditional thin slotted headstock outfitted with ultralight 16:1 ratio Gotoh Stealth geared tuners. Add to that the company’s exclusive
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Custom Kanile’a “2023 Platinum” Tenor Ukulele

A 25 year milestone for Kanile’a Ukulele is celebrated in this exquisite instrument designed by company co-owner and master luthier Joe Souza. Starting with a 5A Master Grade curly koa solid body and contrasting maple wood binding, elements of the 25th Anniversary ukulele can be seen with 17 grams of Sterling Silver melted, shaped, polished and engraved by hand locally in Waikiki by a long time friend of Kaimana Souza and is Representative of the company’s 25th Anniversary or Silver Anniversary. The Kanile’a Platinum 2023 carries forward the tradit
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Custom Ono Tenor Ukulele

Preowned. Beautiful Custom Ono Tenor Ukulele handcrafted by David Ingalls of Ashland, Oregon. Luthier Bio In 2011, David visited a ukulele luthier with the intention of ordering a custom instrument. He was irresistibly drawn to the building process and set out to build one on his own and the rest is now history. Prior to ukuleles, David had built sailboats and had also enjoyed the precise demands of machine work so the transition into ukuleles was not a foreign one. His background in woodworking, along with the specific demands in sailboat construction required to m
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