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Ukulele Maker A to Z

An alphabetical index to ukulele manufacturers around the world.

- A -
Applause (Kaman Music/Ovation)
Aria - Aria USA (Japan)

- B -
Bean Sprout Banjo Ukulele
Boat Paddle Ukuleles (paddle shaped ukuleles, New Haven Missouri)
Boxalele (box shaped ukuleles, San Francisco)
Braddah Ukuleles (see Mele Ukulele)
Brueko Ukuleles (Germany)
Bushman Ukuleles (new Palestine, Indiana)

- D -
DaSilva Ukulele Company (Michael De Silva, Berkeley, California)

- E -
Epiphone (made by Gibson)

- F -
Famous Ukuleles (made in Gunma, NW of Tokyo)
Magic Fluke Company (Flea, Fluke, and Fortune)

- G -
Gibson (see Epiphone)
GKU (Greg K. Uyehara of Honolulu)
Glyph
Gold Tone
GString Ukulele Company

- H -
Hohner (Lanikia Ukuleles)

- I -
Island Ukulele (Raymond Rapozo of Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii)

- J -
Johnson Ukuleles

- K -
K.P. Ukulele (Ken Potts of Lahaina, Maui)
Kala (Mike Upton, Petaluma, California)
Kamaka (Honolulu, Hawaii)
Kapono Ukulele (Auckland, New Zealand)
Kanilea (Joseph souza of Kaneohoe Hawaii)
Kauwela Ukulele (Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii)
Kawika (David "Kawika" Hurd of Kona, Hawaii)
Kay (Newport Beach, California)
Kepasa (Kevin Crossett of Vermont)
Kiwaya (Made in Japan, US dealer is in Renton WA)
KoAloha and KoAlana (Alvin Okami, Honolulu, Hawaii)
Koolau (Koolau and Pono Brand, Wahiawa, Hawaii)

- L -
Lahaina Ukulele
Lanikai Ukulele (See Hohner)
Lehua (based in San Diego, imported from Portugal)
Likeke Strings (Rich Smith of Vermont)
Leonard Young (see Young Ukuleles)
LoPrinzi, Augustino

- M -
Martin, C.F. - Martin Ukulele History
Mele (Mele, Braddah, hula, made by Michael Rock, Maui)
Moore Bettah Ukuleles (Chuck Moore, Big Island, Hawaii)

- O -
O Kona (ukulelesofkona.com no longer online

- P -
Palm Tree (John and Pam Ramsey, Colorado Springs)
Pegasus Guitars Ukuleles
Peter Howlett Ukuleles (South Wales UK)
Po Mahimna Ukuleles (made by Dennis Lake on the Big Island)
Pohaku Ukuleles (made in Berkeley CA by Peter Hurney)
Pono Ukulele (see Koolau)

- R -
Risa Ukuleles (Germany)

- S -
Samick
Shimo Ukuleles (Takahiro Shimo of Japan)

- T -
Tangi Ukuleles (Honolulu, Hawaii) tangiukuleles.net offline
Tanglewood Ukuleles (United Kingdom)
Tony Graziano (Santa Cruz, California)

- U -
Uke Brand (Hill Guitar of Felton, California)

- Y -
Young U&kuleles (Leonard Young died October 9, 2007)

Others:
  • Carlos Ukuleles (made in New Zealand)
  • EleUkes (made in Korea) Fujii
  • Hamano Ukuleles
  • Harley Benton Ukuleles
  • Keilani Ukuleles
  • Kelii Ukuleles
  • Mahalo Ukuleles
  • Mario Maccaferri
  • Maui Music
  • Maxtone Ukuleles
  • Nakanishi Ukuleles (1958-2006, nakanishi-ukulele.com is gone))
  • National Stribng Instrument Corporation Ukuleles
  • Ohana Ukuleles
  • Oscar Schmidt Company Ukuleles (built by Applause in Asia)
  • Ovation Guitar Company Ukulel3es
  • Stagg Ukuleles
  • Tension Ukuleles
  • TT (Tadashi Oguma of Hilo)
  • (ttukuleles.com web site is gone)
  • Vineyard
  • Yahama Ukuleles

    See also:
  • More About Ukulele Manufacturers
  • More About the Hawaiian Ukulele



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