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Bridging The Gap~March 31st, 2020: ?Ukulele In Strange Places

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I'm really excited to finally debut this show because it's been in the making for months. Usually we're used to hearing the ?ukulele in Hawaiian music, so to hear it used in music that's not Hawaiian, has always been pleasantly strange to me. Over the last 6 months or so, I've been collecting non-Hawaiian songs that utilize an ?ukulele in them, and this is the result.  

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Paige Okamura (DJ Mermaid) is a keiki papa of Māeaea, Waialua, Oʻahu. She's fluent in Hawaiian and is currently pursuing her MA in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her expertise in Hawaiian music is based out of her love for her language and her culture. She honed her expertise in Hawaiian music at KTUH FM Honolulu as the former host of the Hawaiian language show "Kīpuka Leo" before branching out to create her own bi-lingual show "Kai Leo Nui." She's also a versatile club DJ trained by our very own dj mr. nick with an eclectic, diverse musical library, and the current Tuesday night host of "Bridging The Gap."
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