Collection: Kanileʻa

Kanile’a, meaning “joyful Sound” in the Hawaiian Language, was founded by Joe and Kristen Souza in 1998 and has since become one of the lead innovators in ukulele technology, combining technology and tradition to create an ukulele that sounds great and is easy to play.  Each ukulele is finely handcrafted with beautiful wood in Kaneohe, the windward (east side) of Oahu.
Kanile’a uses a UV cured poreless high gloss finish for a mirror sheen that is resistant to scratches. Their TRU racing system produces rich and sound. Kanile'a is also known for innovations such as their TRU-Bracing and the creators of the first tenor pineapple ukulele.
Kanilea’s ukuleles have a full and clear tone.


Ukulele Puapua is an official authorized reseller of "Kanile'a"


9 products
  • Kanileʻa DK T Premium Tenor Ukulele #0323-26962
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    $3,095.00
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  • Kanile'a K-1 SC Super Concert Ukulele #0623-27316
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    $1,495.00
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  • Kanileʻa P-1 T Tenor Pineapple Ukulele #27523
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    $1,595.00
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  • Kanileʻa KPA-C Premium Concert Ukulele #26541
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    $2,245.00
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  • Kanile'a HNS-T MASTER with Abalone Honu #1123-27785
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    $2,995.00
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  • Kanileʻa KPA T Master Tenor Ukulele #1223-27823
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    $2,845.00
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  • Kanileʻa K-1 S Premium Soprano Ukulele #27716
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    $1,645.00
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  • Kanileʻa HNS-PT Tenor Pineapple with Abalone Honu #0124-27944
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    $2,395.00
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  • Kanileʻa ISL-PT Tenor Pineapple with Abalone Islands #0124-27943
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    $2,395.00
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