It's Aloha Friday Again: Local Ukulele Players Attempt World Record

Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2011 at 10:56am.

It's Aloha Friday Again: Local Ukulele Players Attempt World Record

According to KITV.com News online, "Musician Jake Shimabukuro turned up the heat on an already hot day at the Waikiki Shell."

"The ukulele phenom wasn't only performing; he was helping to break the record for the world's largest ukulele ensemble. With a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records watching, Shimabukuro started it off."

"Shimabukuro taught the crowd a musical melody; they would need to play in unison for five minutes."

"The first world record was set in Helsingborg, Sweden, where more than 1,500 people participated on Aug.20."

"“The ukulele instrument as everybody knows is commonly associated with Hawaii so only ukulele record should be in Hawaii,” said event organizer Leo Daquiag."

"The current record is 1547."

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