S2E8 - Alan and Paul Okami

One of the highlights of my recent trip to Hawaii was my visit to the KoAloha factory.  I did their daily factory tour first, then had a chat to Alan and Paul Okami.  Oh, and I also bought the ukulele of my dreams! 

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Some show-related links below:

-        KoAloha ukuleles

-        Cairns ukulele festival

-        Blue Mountains ukulele festival

-        Simple Souls

-        Ka’au Crater Boys

-        Trade restrictions on rosewood

-        Jonathan Coulton – “Some Guys”

Songs played in this episode:

-        Alan sang an excerpt from “Like A Stone” (Brad Wilk, Chris Cornell, Tim Commerford & Tom Morello, 2003)

-        Meredith played “If You Could Read My Mind” (Gordon Lightfoot, 1970)

Go to the Ukulele Is The New Black YouTube channel for a playlist to hear these songs as well as others mentioned in the episode.

The music played in this episode is licenced under a Podcasts (Featured Music) agreement with APRA AMCOS.

Meredith Harper