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A little history
In the 1800's Portuguese cabinet makers from the Madeira Islands emigrated to Hawaii to work in the sugar cane fields. Shortly after they arrived they began delighting the local people with nightly street concerts. They would play on their four-string Madeiran guitar's called machetes and leap around on the docks singing Portuguese folk songs
Hawaiians were not only impressed with the beautiful sounds these instruments could make, but also with the speed these musicians' fingers flew on the fingerboard. It is said, they in turn began calling this instrument the Ukulele, which roughly translates as "Jumping Flea".
Even though it was very popular in the islands, the ukulele didn't become popular in the United States until about 1915.
For more information on the history of the Ukulele visit the time line here: http://tinyurl.com/UkeTimeLine
This site was created on 02/26/2011
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