Celebrating the Hawaiian Spirit through Music

Mele 'Ohana

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.

Upcoming Event

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.


Here's 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 what’s behind the music they are playing.

Mahalo nui loa to our sponsors for their generous support of our Ukes for Kids program.

For more information, please contact: