Ukulele Mele schedules private 'ukulele lessons for adults and children, small group lessons, and 'Ukulele Strumming Workshops in central Maui at Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House at 2375A Main Street in historic Wailuku town.
ABOUT HALE HO'IKE'IKE AT THE BAILEY HOUSE
Built in 1833, the Bailey House was home of missionary teacher Edward Bailey and his family. It now houses the largest collection of Hawaiian artifacts in Maui County and is run by the Maui Historical Society, the oldest historical and preservation society on Maui. "The name Hale Ho'ike'ike - a house to display, exhibit or demonstrate - was suggested by David Kahanamoku and was felt to be most appropriate by early members of the Maui Historical Society. Its meaning is: "House, building or museum, to display collections of objects of interest, art, crafts or works of history." What a perfect place to gain a cultural experience learning to play your 'ukulele, Hawai's official instrument, from Native Hawaiian Mele Fong, aka Ukulele Mele.
ADMISSION POLICY FOR 'UKULELE LESSONS
- Private students do not need to pay admission to the Bailey House unless a tour is desired either before or after the lesson.
- Students may access the gift shop for free and should not wander around the buildings before paying for admission.
- Guests waiting for students to complete their lesson may shop, wait outside or in the gallery, or pay admission to take a tour.
Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House (Bailey House website)
2375A Main Street
Wailuku, HI 96793
Turn left at sign (ahead is Iao Valley)
Enter the grounds and park
Walk into the main building
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