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The Kamaka Family of Ukuleles


Kamaka Hawaii, Inc. manufactures 9 different models of ukuleles:
standard, standard pineapple, concert, tenor 4-string, tenor 6-string, tenor 8-string, baritone, standard deluxe, and concert bell-shaped deluxe.

(use the image map below to quickly navigate to the details of each ukulele model)

All models are made of Hawaiian koa wood with a lacquer finish to show fine grain highlights. Necks are made of mahogany, and fingerboards and bridges are rosewood, except for deluxe models. All models now include a custom Kamaka Ukulele case.

For information regarding prices and availability, or to discuss custom orders, please visit or contact us.



STANDARD (HF-1)

STANDARD (HF-1)

STANDARD (HF-1)

Kamaka's most popular ukulele. Also known as a Soprano.

  • Overall length: 20-1/8"
  • Scale length: 13-9/16"
  • Total # frets: 16
  • Frets to the body: 12
  • MSRP: $895

STANDARD LONG NECK (HF-1L)

  • MSRP: $995

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STANDARD PINEAPPLE (HP-1)

STANDARD PINEAPPLE (HP-1)

STANDARD PINEAPPLE (HP-1)

Kamaka's signature ukulele, designed and patented in 1928 by Samuel K. Kamaka. The Pineapple has a unique, oval-shaped body and produces a resonant, mellow sound distinct from the traditional figure-eight.

  • Overall length: 20-1/8"
  • Scale length: 13-9/16"
  • Total # frets: 16
  • Frets to the body: 12
  • MSRP: $895

PINEAPPLE LONG NECK (HP-1L)

  • MSRP: $995

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CONCERT (HF-2)

CONCERT (HF-2)

CONCERT (HF-2)

Intermediate size between the standard and tenor. Has a fuller tone, while retaining the ease of the smaller standard. Also known as an Alto.

  • Overall length: 23-1/2"
  • Scale length: 15"
  • Total # frets: 16
  • Frets to the body: 12
  • MSRP: $1,095

CONCERT LONG NECK (HF-2L)

  • MSRP: $1195

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TENOR 4-STRING (HF-3)

TENOR 4-STRING (HF-3)

TENOR 4-STRING (HF-3)

Fine tonal quality and full-bodied sound. Generally preferred by professional entertainers. The comfortable size and scale length of the tenor 4-string make it one of Kamaka's most popular models.

  • Overall length: 27-1/8"
  • Scale length: 17"
  • Total # frets: 18
  • Frets to the body: 14
  • MSRP: $1,295

TENOR LONG NECK (HF-3L)

  • MSRP: $1395

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TENOR 6-STRING (HF-36)

TENOR 6-STRING (HF-36)

TENOR 6-STRING (HF-36)

The 6-string has doubled first and third strings tuned in octaves.

Also known as "the Liliu," the Tenor 6-String was designed by Sam Kamaka Jr. in 1959 to commemorate Hawaii statehood and pay tribute to Hawaii's last reigning monarch, Queen Liliuokalani. In 1978, a Liliu was presented to the White House as Hawaii's Regional Gift.

  • Overall length: 27-3/4"
  • Scale length: 17"
  • Total # frets: 18
  • Frets to the body: 14
  • MSRP: $1,395

TENOR 6-STRING LONG NECK (HF-36L)

  • MSRP: $1495

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TENOR 8-STRING (HF-38)

TENOR 8-STRING (HF-38)

TENOR 8-STRING (HF-38)

The 8-string has all four strings doubled, with the third and fourth pair tuned in octaves. Played with standard ukulele tuning and fingering, the sound is rich and unique. The paired strings are played together like a 12-string guitar.

Also known as "the Liliu VIII," the Tenor 8-String was designed by Sam Kamaka Jr. in 1976 to commemorate the Bicentennial of the United States.

  • Overall length: 27-3/4"
  • Scale length: 17"
  • Total # frets: 18
  • Frets to the body: 14
  • MSRP: $1,495

TENOR 8-STRING LONG NECK (HF-38L)

  • MSRP: $1595

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BARITONE (HF-4)

BARITONE (HF-4)

BARITONE (HF-4)

The largest size, often preferred by guitar players because it is tuned like the highest four strings on a guitar.

  • Overall length: 30-1/2"
  • Scale length: 20-1/8"
  • Total # frets: 19
  • Frets to the body: 14
  • MSRP: $1,495

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STANDARD DELUXE (HF-1D)

STANDARD DELUXE (HF-1D)

STANDARD DELUXE (HF-1D)

Also known as a Soprano Deluxe, this model has excellent tone. Deluxe features are rosewood binding, rope purfling, and a rope rosette around the sound hole. The fingerboard and bridge are ebony.

*May request Spruce or Cedar top instead of Koa
  • Overall length: 20-1/8"
  • Scale length: 13-9/16"
  • Total # frets: 16
  • Frets to the body: 12
  • MSRP: $1695

STANDARD LONG NECK DELUXE (HF-1DL)

  • MSRP: $1795

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CONCERT BELL SHAPE DELUXE (HB-2D)

CONCERT BELL SHAPE DELUXE (HB-2D)

CONCERT BELL SHAPE DELUXE (HB-2D)

Also known as "Ohta-san," this bell-shaped ukulele was designed by Sam Kamaka Jr. and Herbert Ohta in 1965. It produces sharp, clear tones, and was designed primarily for picking purposes. Deluxe features are rosewood binding, rope purfling, and a rope rosette around the sound hole. The fingerboard and bridge are ebony.

*May request Spruce or Cedar top instead of Koa
  • Overall length: 24-3/4"
  • Scale length: 15-15/16"
  • Total # frets: 18
  • Frets to the body: 14
  • MSRP: $1995

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Accessories

Cases

Ukulele cases are available for purchase.
Please call or visit Kamaka Hawaii, Inc. for more information.

Replacement Strings

Kamaka ukulele strings are available at the factory, or at various retail locations throughout the world.

Kamaka Microfiber Suede Polishing Cloth

Kamaka Microfiber Suede Polishing Cloths are available at the factory, or at various retail locations throughout the world.

Kamaka Ukulele Tuner

Kamaka ukulele tuners are available at the factory, or at various retail locations throughout the world.


* Prices listed are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) for US market, not including State or local taxes. Kamaka Hawaii, Inc. reserves the right to change pricing and specifications without notice.

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