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Uke Akai
Uke Akai (SOLD)
Although Carob wood is not considered “exotic”, it sure is beautiful! The grain and shades for red, pink and cream, paired well with another uncommon wood, bloodwood. This is an “Elite”...
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The Gilman Model
The Gilman Model (SOLD)
I met UkeKurt and felt a kin-ship right away. He had dreamed about a beautiful ukulele and described it in detail to me. Immediately, I wanted to build it. I wanted a super beautiful...
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The Penberthy 2
The Penberthy 2
Here’s a beauty! When a wood connoisseur brings you this kind of wood, sourced on the Big Island of Hawaii, and wants all the bells and whistles, this is what you get. TYPE...
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The Hummingbird 1
The Hummingbird 1 (SOLD)
The gentle beauty of the hummingbird. Floating impossibly still, nurtures itself from the nectar of the Plumeria tree. From branch to branch, soaking up the gift of the blossoms and...
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The Wayfarer Model #51-C TB
The Wayfarer Model #51-C TB
The Wayfarer Model Webster’s Dictionary Defines a “Wayfarer” as: noun, wā-fer-er, a traveler, a traveler especially on foot. When I was younger, we travelled to foreign lands. Surfboard...
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The Wayfarer Model #50-T
The Wayfarer Model #50-T (SOLD)
The Wayfarer Model Webster’s Dictionary Defines a “Wayfarer” as: noun, wā-fer-er, a traveler, a traveler especially on foot. When I was younger, we travelled to foreign lands. Surfboard...
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Learn more about Hāmākua Musical Instruments (HMI) and its principle luthier Ross Yamamoto.