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Ka Waiola (SOLD)
 If strumming a ukulele deep next to a stream in a peaceful forest appeals to you, this ukulele will bring you joy! This beautiful ukulele has an amazing sound! Bright and beautiful.  This...
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Bubbles and Bunnies (SOLD)
If you love whimsey and inlay, here’s a fun ukulele for you!  You’ll laugh at the adorable bunnies frolicking across the fretboard while bubbles float above on the headstock. ...
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Environmental Philosophy of HMI
Hāmākua Musical Instruments (HMI) was founded in 2018 by luthier Ross Yamamoto on a small farm in Vista, California. His Hawaiian parents instilled in Ross a love and stewardship for...
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About Hāmākua Musical Instruments
A cool wind blows across the land.  The scent of ginger and plumeria fill the air.  The mist from Akaka falls gently presses against your brow, and the sounds of Hawaii fill...
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Learn more about Hāmākua Musical Instruments (HMI) and its principle luthier Ross Yamamoto.