Parting Shot: The Music Begins Here

August, 2013


Tuesday, 11:50 AM
Kamaka Ukulele Factory, Downtown Honolulu
Photographer David Croxford

>> Rostico Fiesta carefully presses the newly applied lining to a Kamaka ukulele. The internal reinforcing is cut every 5mm and will be clipped to the body for an hour before it is strong enough to hold the ukulele’s shape. After each instrument is ready, it will be inspected by one of the two sons of Samuel Kamaka – Samuel Jr. or Frederick.

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