Ukulele Sales Nearly Double in US

(CNN) — Ukulele sales are rockin’. ¬†Between 2010 and 2012, ukulele sales nearly doubled across the U.S., jumping from 581,000 to more than one million, according to the National Association of Music Merchants. So what makes the little four-stringed instrument so attractive? Well, it’s often far less expensive than a guitar. Some musicians say its … Continue reading »

School Receives Ukulele Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — Students at Oak Hill School got a generous gift of ukuleles Thursday afternoon. Mele ‘Ohana, a Hawaiian cultural and music group based in Eugene, has been donating ukuleles to area schools for the last six years. One member says the reason they started the program was to get the arts back into … Continue reading »