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Congratulations to our Winners

There was a fantastic turnout for the 20th Annual Hula Grill Keiki Ukulele Contest.  Keoki Kahumoku started this contest back in 1996 with 30 individuals and 9 groups. For the contest, held October 15th, 22 individuals and 7 groups competed in 4 divisions.  These ukulele players ranged from adorable to fierce, but all had talent! 

Here are the results of the contest:


Division 1 (1-4th grade)

1st  Brianna Kalani Timmins (4th grade)

2nd  Anderson Gallagher (2nd grade)

3rd  Oliana Schur (2nd  grade)


Division 2 (5th-8th grade)

1st Aliyah Feig

2nd Ayvin-Jay Vargas Ixcotoyac

3rd Tulip Hori


Division 3 (9th- 12th grade)

1st  Anthony Pfluke (10th grade)

2nd  Makanahele Emmsley (11th grade)

3rd Corlyn Peterson (11th grade)


Group Division (all ages)

1st Makanahele Emmsley, Keoni Valdez & Kaya Givensal

2nd Jolene Munch & Sydney Snyder

3rd Anthony Pfluke & Zyana Delos Santos

Click here to see a video of the ukulele contest

All contestants took home a commemorative t-shirt designed by Chais Pascua of Baldwin High School, plus great gifts from Local Motion and Maui Jim.  2nd and 3rd place winners took home great prizes like Nixon headphones from Local Motion and new sunglasses from Maui Jim.  First place winners took home a new ukulele from generous sponsor KoAloha Ukulele.  Given away were three Pikake ukuleles, and three Opio ukuleles.  

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