'Ukulele festival's cast of hundreds tunes up
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Fingers will fly at tomorrow's Starbucks 'Ukulele Festival at Kapi'olani Park bandstand. There are so many performers, the originally scheduled start time of 10 a.m. has been pushed up half an hour, so now the festival hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Performers include Herb "Ohta-San" Ohta, Holunape, Herb Ohta Jr., Bryan Tolentino, Manoa DNA, Danny Kaleikini, James Hill (from Canada), Brittni Paiva and Yuji Igarashi and Yasuhiko Ariga (both from Japan). Oh, and don't forget to cheer on Roy Sakuma's 800-member 'ukulele band of mostly youngsters. Other attractions include an 'ukulele display, food booths and Starbucks drinks.
Admission is free. And there's a free shuttle from and to Kapi'olani Community College from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 732-3739, www.roysakuma.net/ukulelefestival/index.htm.