Kamaka Ukulele is the maker of Hawaii's finest ukuleles, and is the home of the original Kamaka Pineapple Ukulele! For over a century, Kamaka Ukulele has been a family owned and operated business. This heritage has been preserved by a second and third generation of Hawaii's finest luthiers.
A strong tradition of excellence is the foundation of the Kamaka Uke worldwide reputation. Kamaka ukuleles possess a clean, lasting tone that cannot be duplicated. Many of the traditional techniques used in making a Kamaka ukulele have evolved through generations of handed down practices, developed by company founder Sam Kamaka Sr. This ensures consistency in Kamaka ukulele quality.
Kamaka ukuleles will begin as rough Hawaiian koa lumber, which is then carefully hand built into a fine musical instrument. These are the same instruments that have been enjoyed by ukulele players and audiences around the world. The Kamaka name is synonymous with superior Hawaiian ukulele craftsmanship, and Kamaka Hawaiian ukuleles are enjoyed by everyone from elementary school kids to professional working musicians.