New. Custom ukuleles by Pahu Kani Ukulele. A beautiful new Custom Pahu Kani ‘Back Port’ Tenor Ukulele handcrafted on the Waianae coastline by one of Oahu’s finest luthiers in custom ukuleles, Manny Halican. This custom ukulele was just completed by Ukulele Guild of Hawaii luthier, Manny, and incorporates a wonderful example of a fully unique and contemporary design with great playability and a full range of tones.
Ukulele Guild of Hawaii (UGH) luthier – Manny Halican. This special tenor ukulele was handcrafted with meticulous care and exemplifies the beautiful pairing of a Hawaiian Koa wood back and sides with an Engelmann spruce soundboard. Master grade Gabon ebony fretboard, bridge, back headstock plate, and top and back binding. The fretboard is radiused to add ease of play, especially higher up on the neck and when holding bar chords. Teal-white-teal top and back purfling line on the top and back with a black-white-black side purfling line. Exaggerated back side sound port on the back upper bout of the instrument allowing for maximum excitement on the sound board with no traditional top porting. This enables the player to receive the full benefit of hearing all that this instrument offers tonally with the sound firing entirely upwards towards the player for a monitor-like experience. Two piece laminated tiger Maple wood neck with a Hawaiian curly Koa wood stringer for added strength. Slotted headstock with Hawaiian Koa top beneer and professional geared tuners for smooth and precise tuning. ‘PK’ logo inlay on the headstock and an extended 18 inch scale from the zero fret to the saddle of the instrument. Mirror like high gloss finish.
An extremely rare and beautiful ukulele with the classic sound of Hawaii at your doorstep. Great tones and a wonderful sustain. Classic mellow low G sound with an aesthetic entirely unique to itself. An absolutely wonderful custom ukulele for both the professional musician and the ukulele enthusiast at heart. A beautiful ukulele from one of Hawaii’s hidden secrets, Manny Halican of Pahu Kani Ukuleles. A wonderful ukulele with a great sound and a unique aesthetic and tonal personality all its own. ID#210085