Aloha! I'm Kainoa and I'll teach you all you want to know about the ukulele. Here you'll find a ton of helpful video lessons that I've created for you. My only thing that I ask of you, is to set aside time to practice. Yes, practice, practice, practice! I'll bet you in no time, you'll be jamming your uke!
Over the years I became passionate about this tiny instrument, learned a lot, and now I'd like to pay it forward and share this passion with you!
Discover fun facts about the ukulele (meaning jumping flea in Hawaiian), about Hawaiian music and culture, history and more specific topics like tabs, chords, scales, stringing tips, tuning tips and more.
Find out where to buy this tiny instrument and related items like cases, strings, tuners, instructional & music books, effect pedals, amps and other supplies you might need.
Sweet Love (Anita Baker) Here's a Grammy Award song by Anita Baker. This was a great song from 1986, which you still hear on the airwaves. There's a bunch of funky chords, but with practice, you'll get it in know time! Date added 1/17/18
Attention (Charlie Puth) Sorry guys for not posting for the past couple of months. My schedule's been hectic and will be back to normal posting very soon. Enough about me, here's a 4 chord song with easy strumming by Charlie Puth. Happy Thanksgiving! Date added 11/23/17
While You See A Chance (Steve Winwood) Here's an 80's song that you may recognize! There's tons of chords, but easy to play. This should keep you occupied over the weekend! Date added 9/15/17
Believer (Imagine Dragons) Here's an easy 3 chord song, that consists of A#m, F#, and F7. Super easy strumming pattern too! Date added 9/5/17
Despacito (Luis Fonsi/Daddy Yankee/Justin Bieber) Here's probably 2017's most played song, to date, Despacito. It's 4 chords, Bm, G, D, and A. Strumming is down and up, and repeat. Have fun! Date added 8/1/17
Body Like A Back Road (Sam Hunt) Here's a basic 4 chord song, that consists of F, C, Dm, and Bb. The strumming pattern is down and up through out the entire song. It's that easy! Have fun! Date added 7/28/17
The Way It Is (Bruce Hornsby) The Way It Is, is a 1986 hit, written and composed by piano virtuoso, Bruce Hornsby. Once you hear his piano riffs in the beginning, I'm pretty sure you'll recognize this song. Even the late rapper Tupac, used the rights from "The Way It Is", and added parts of it, to his 1996 song, Changes. Date added 7/20/17
You'll discover a lot of video clips on this site; enjoy the cheerful music from a soprano uke or the smallest to the fuller tones from the other types of ukes. Listen to Hawaiian music or classical tunes sung by famous uke musicians including the Hawaiian legend Israel Kamakawiwoole, the legendary Beatles' guitarist George Harrison, the Canadian prodigy James Hill and many, many more.
As you can see, this site is one of the favorite spots to learn about ukes and how to play them. If you have any idea on what my next video lesson should be or if you don't find what you're looking for, send me a message. I'll do my best to get back to you with your required information as soon as possible.
So enjoy, have fun and start exploring your favorite topic about ukuleles here!
Jan 17, 18 07:58 AM
You can learn to play the ukulele by watching these ukulele video lessons.
Jan 17, 18 07:56 AM
Here's to the first ukulele video lesson of 2018! It's Sweet Love by Anita Baker.
Nov 23, 17 08:12 AM
In this ukulele video lesson, I'll be teaching you how to play Attention by Charlie Puth.