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Kanikapila Island Strummers - Soulfish Grill - Richardson, TX










May 1st is May Day and May Day Is Lei Day In Hawaii, so our monthly celebration of Hawaiian music and culture will pay homage to that very special day, as we look forward to having fun times with our Kanikapila Ohana (family and friends)Hawaiian Style! We urge all Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Ukulele Players to come join the fun!

Kanikapila literally means“play music”and we’d like all you kanes and wahine to come join us, kick back, relax, be yourself and just take it easy. We’ll take a look at a few Hawaiian words and phrases and the Hawaiian alphabet, and sing a few Hawaiian songs!
The Aloha Spirit is alive and well in Texas!!!

The Aloha Spirit is alive and well in Texas!!!

Space is limited to 50 participants.











Host: Obed Donlin
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm








Location: Soulfish Grill

2000 N. Plano Rd.
Suite 115
Richardson, TX  75082

While there is no charge for this meetup, we do ask that you patronize the venue, as we have been allowed to use this venue at no extra charge.

Here are the two new songs, along with the rest of the song list,for May’s Kanikapila…..

  • One Paddle Two Paddle
  • Hawaiian Lullaby
  • Hukilau Song
  • Hanalei Moon
  • Maui Girl
  • Out On the Beach At Waikiki
  • Pidgin English Hula
  • Ku`uipo
  • Sophisticated Hula
  • I’ll Remember You
  • Hawaiian Hospitality
  • Little Brown Gal
  • Manuela Boy
  • Pearly Shells
  • Blue Darling
  • Hele On To Kauai
  • Island Style
  • Song of Old Hawai`i
  • Hawai`i Aloha

Updates for the two new songs, as well as, the updated Complete Kanikapila Songbook for May 14, 2013, are available for download in the FILES section of this website. All attendees will need to download those files and bring them to the meetup, or you can view them on your Ipod!  YouTube links for the two new songs have also been added (above), though, songs are not necessarily in the same key!  Mahalo and Aloha!!!

Come join us and share the mana`o (meaning, idea) of the Ukulele through the eyes of all that is Hawaiian. Mahalo and Malama Pono!

Note: This event is hosted by Obed Donlin. Please do not hesitate to forward any questions, comments, or concerns you may have about this meetup.  Please contact him directly at [masked] or [masked].

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  • Dave C.

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    May 13, 2013

  • Clifford A.

    Have missed seeing everyone's smiling faces. I really do enjoy coming to play and being surrounded with such wonderful, kind friends. Unfortunately over the last six months I have had complications due to cancer, and once it was finally discovered, had surgery on April 8th. This will have me unable to do much driving for the next three months, since it was quite extensive surgery. Maybe this second time will be the charm, and end any further returns. I do look forward to seeing you all again when I am able to make the hour and forty-five minute trip there. Still on driving restrictions for the time being. Wishing everyone good health and happiness, never take a day for granted, make each one special. All the best, Aloha!

    May 1, 2013

    • Obed D.

      Aloha, Clifford! We all hope you get better fast so that you can come back and join us for some music and fun. In the meantime, you take good care of yourself, my friend. Heal with Aloha and keep smiling. Mahalo for the very thoughtful and considerate message. Wishing you the best always!!!!!!

      May 1, 2013

  • Pamela N.

    Looking forward to first Lei Day celebration! :)

    April 23, 2013

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