the Hawaiian Spirit through Music
Literal translation: Song Family
Mele ‘Ohana (Song Family) of
Eugene, Oregon is a volunteer organization whose mission is to perpetuate
the culture of Hawai‘i through traditional and contemporary song, dance,
arts & crafts, education and fellowship.
Funds generated by Mele ‘Ohana of Oregon
support various Hawaiian cultural groups and events in our community.
Our next regular kanikapila will be Friday, January
10, 2020 7-10pm, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church,
2200 Coburg Rd., Eugene. OR.
This is Hawaiian style, yeah? We always have a potluck so
feel free to bring food and drink.
the latest scoop from Bev. If you want to know what's going on in the local
Hawaiian community please read on:
The News page will feature
items of interest for the group, announcements, etc. (I will still continue
to send blast emails for other group related biz).
The Calendar will feature
announcements for local, statewide, regional, and national events, workshops,
concerts, kanikapilas, and links to other calendars and web sites.
The Song List page will
contain songs you may download for the upcoming kanikapila.
The Gallery will feature
photos of Mele ‘Ohana members spreading Aloha.
The Lessons page will
provide information and links dealing with various resources for learning
more about Hawaiian style uke/slack key playing and hula.
The Cool Links page will
have places on the Internet or other sources for music, books, videos, instruction
materials, buying/selling instruments, events, etc.
The Glossary will feature
music terms/pronunciation (Hawaiian, pidgin), to help novice, as well as experienced
players, learn more about the language and whats behind the music they
Mahalo nui loa to our sponsors for their generous support
of our Ukes for Kids program.