Celebrating the Hawaiian Spirit through Music

Mele 'Ohana

Literal translation: Song Family

 

MISSION STATEMENT

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, education and fellowship.

Funds generated by Mele ‘Ohana of Oregon support the Ukes for Kids Project and various Hawaiian cultural events in our community.

Upcoming Event


Our next regular kanikapila will be Friday, August 8, 2014, 7-10pm, at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, 2200 Coburg Rd., Eugene. OR.

NOTE:

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:

 

 

 

 

If your school or organization is interested in applying for Mele `Ohana's Ukes for Kids Project please click here to download the information and the applicataion.

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.