Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii Committee announced that the 2nd Annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii will be held on Saturday February 13, 2010, at Kaka`ako Waterfront Park. Ukulele virtuosos and legends from Hawaii and Japan will perform on the hilltop stage overlooking Diamond Head, Honolulu Harbor, the ocean and mountains.
Performers from U.S. include the legendary Bill “Tappy” Tapia, Kumu ukulele Ohta-san, Herb Ohta Jr., Pali, Holunape, Manoa DNA, Joy, and the Roy Sakuma Ukulele School Super Keiki. Performers from Japan include Iwao, Kiyoshi Kobayashi & the Ukulele Orchestra of Japan, Sekiguchi Band featuring Kimiko Wakiyama.
Admission to the picnic is free. Along with the non stop main stage entertainment, exhibitors will show ukulele related exhibits and merchandise and food vendors will be selling ono food and drink. Parking is available and a free shuttle service will be provided from Waikiki. There will be inflatables for the kids and all are encouraged to bring beach mats for lawn seating. For the latest event information, please visit: http://www.ukulelepicnicinhawaii.org