2015 Faces of Hawai‘i
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The Face of
Bottom Row: Cory Mau, Nelly Toyama-Baduria, Royanne Labuguen, Kylee Kiyuna, Lee Teraoka. Middle: Kathy Sakuma, Roy Sakuma. Standing: Melynn McWilliams, Candyce Narimatsu.
Since 1974, Roy Sakuma – Hawai‘i’s foremost proponent of the ‘ukulele – and his wife, Kathy, have dedicated their lives promoting the joy of ‘ukulele. With their staff of forty instructors, learning is fun.
Students of all ages experience the joy of music through ‘ukulele lessons, free ‘ukulele festivals, college scholarships and the Hands On Healing program for those facing cancer. In 2004, Roy and Kathy established ‘Ukulele Festival Hawai‘i, a nonprofit organization to bring laughter, love and hope to children and adults worldwide through the music of the ‘ukulele.
Hold an ‘ukulele in your arms and feel the joy!