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M Music
ML Literature on Music
MT Instruction and Study

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Samples of Chord Books

Treasury of Ukulele Chords book cover

Treasury of Ukulele Chords by Roy Sakuma; Kathy Sakuma (Editor)
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection MT645.2 .S25 1998
Publication Date: 1998

374 Instant Ukulele Chords book cover

374 Instant Ukulele Chords by Jay. Arnold
Call Number: UH Hilo: General Collection MT645 .R7 1965
Publication Date: 1965

Samples of Score Books

Mel Bay's Ukulele Method for Chord and Melody Playing book cover

Mel Bay's Ukulele Method for Chord and Melody Playing by Roy Smeck
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection MT645.2 .S63 1978
Publication Date: 1978

Mel Bay's Hawaiian Uke Songbook book cover

Mel Bay's Hawaiian Uke Songbook by Ken Eidson; Ross Cherednik
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection MT645.E33 M45
Publication Date: 1982

Jumpin' Jim's Gone Hawaiian book cover

Jumpin' Jim's Gone Hawaiian by Jim Beloff (Other Primary Creator); Hal Leonard Corp. Staff (Created by)
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection M142.U6 J863 1999
Publication Date: 1999

Ukulele for Cowboys: 40 Popular Cowboy Songs in Notation and Tablature book cover

He Mele Aloha: A Hawaiian Songbook book cover

He Mele Aloha: A Hawaiian Songbook by Carol Wilcox; Kimo Hussey
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection M142.U5 H3 2008
Publication Date: 2008

The Queen's Songbook book cover

The Queen's Songbook by Dorothy Kahananui Gillett; Barbara Barnard Smith
Call Number: M1629.7.H4 Q44 1999
Publication Date: 2014

Songs of Helen Desha Beamer book cover

King's Book of Hawaiian Melodies book cover

King's Book of Hawaiian Melodies by Charles Edward King
Call Number: M1844.H3 K5 2001
Publication Date: 2001

Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs book cover

Aloha Collection of Hawaiian Songs by Ron D. Middlebrook
Call Number: M1629.7.H3 A346 2000
Publication Date: 2000

Na Mele O Hawaiʻi Nei: 101 Hawaiian Songs book cover

The Ukulele: A Visual History book cover

The Ukulele: A Visual History by Jim Beloff
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection ML1015.U5 B45 1997
Publication Date: 1997

The 'Ukulele: A Portuguese Gift to Hawaii book cover

The 'Ukulele: A Portuguese Gift to Hawaii by John H. Felix; Leslie K. Nunes; Peter F. Senecal
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection ML1015.U5 F4
Publication Date: 1980

sample book cover

Ukulele Style
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection MT645 .U38
Publication Date: 1973

Extraordinary Ukuleles: The Tsumura Collection from Japan book cover

Extraordinary Ukuleles: The Tsumura Collection from Japan by Akira Tsumura
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection ML1015.U5 E98 1993
Publication Date: 1933

Ukulele o Hawaiʻi: Ukulele Instructions for Begining and Advanced Students book cover

Ukulele o Hawaiʻi: Ukulele Instructions for Beginning and Advanced Students by Herb. Ohta; Jan Everly Friedson
Call Number: UH Hilo: Hawaiian Collection MT645.O47 U4
Publication Date: 1973

Hawaiian Son: The Life and Music of Eddie Kamae book cover

Hawaiian Son: The Life and Music of Eddie Kamae by James D. Houston; Eddie Kamae
Call Number: ML420.K23 H68 2004
Publication Date: 2013

Music in Pacific Island Cultures book cover

We Go Jam: Celebrating Our Music, Our Soundscape, Our Hawaiʻi book cover

We Go Jam: Celebrating Our Music, Our Soundscape, Our Hawaiʻi by Susan Yim
Call Number: ML3928.H3 Y56 2012
Publication Date: 2012

Samples of Ebooks