Attendees peruse a past Big Island Ukulele Guild’s annual exhibit at Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center in Hilo. The exhibit opens with live music and pupu from 5 to 7 p.m. today. (Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center/Special to West Hawaii Today)
The Big Island Ukulele Guild’s annual exhibit opens with live music and pupu from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Wailoa Arts and Cultural Center in Hilo. This exhibit, which featured 48 handmade instruments last year, will also feature invitational pieces from woodworkers across Hawaii Island, including furniture, sculpture and turned bowls. The show runs through Oct. 24.
Attendees will chose their favorite ukulele for the People’s Choice Award. Ukulele kanikapila, or jam sessions, are planned from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday and Oct. 18. Guild members will lead ukulele building demonstrations Oct. 11.
For more information about the guild or the exhibit, contact coordinator Bob Gleason at 966-6323 or email@example.com.
For more about the Wailoa Art and Cultural Center, call 933-0416.