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Meet Alvin Okami
Singer, Musician, Composer, and Luthier

Singer, composer, musician and ukulele luthier Alvin Okami founded the KoAloha Ukulele Company in 1995. His soprano, concert, tenor, and six string ukuleles are solder under two names: KoAloha and KoAlana.


Alvin Okami of AoAloha Ukulele
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Alvin Okami with Roy Sakuma
A picture of Alvin Okami with ukulele festival organizer, composer, and Honolulu ukulele school owner Roy Sakuma. This picture was taken at the Marriott Waikiki, on July 17, 2009, at a VIP dinner the Friday before the 2009 Roy Sakuma Ukulele Festival in Kapiolani Park. Alvin Okami


FILM: The KoAloha Ukulele Story
Alvin Okami "The KoAloha Ukulele Story" is a 2008 animated documentary film based on the true story of how Hawaii singer, ukulele player, and entertainer Alvin Okami became one of the most respected ukulele makers in Hawaii. The KoAloha Ukulele Story won a Gold Kahuna Award in the short film category at the 2009 Honolulu International Film Festival.


Recordings Featuring Alvin Okami
Alvin Okami Alvin Okami and his sons Alan Okami and Paul Okami perform "A Dream Called Hawaii" on the 2007 album entitled "Hawaii: Under the Rainbow". Other artists featured on the album include George Kuo, Gordon Mark, Noelani Mahoe, the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus, and many others.
  • Hawaii Under the Rainbow" CD at Amazon.com




    Video Clips featuring Alvin Okami
  • Alvin Okami and Gordon Mark: "Days of Wine and Roses"
  • Alvin Okami and Roger Tsukamoto Duet
  • Alvin Okami and Sons Talking and Playing
  • World's Smallest Playable Ukulele
  • Alvin's Story About the KoAloha Sceptre Ukulele

    Article About Alvin Okami
  • Family's Love for the Ukulele Started Small
  • History of KoAloha Ukulele

    Alvin's KoAloha Ukulele Company
    KoAloha Ukulele
    744 Kohou Street
    Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii 96817
    Phone: 808-847-4911 or 866-840-4911
    Web Site: koaloha.com
    Blog: koaloha.blogspot.com

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  • Pictures of Hawaiian Music Artists
  • Hawaiian Music Artists by Name



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