Founded in 1998 by Joe and Kristen Souza, and now with the help of their three sons Kaimana, Lokepa, and Kahiau, the Souza Family continues to inspire and reflect Hawai'i's soul. Kanile'a specializes in standard to professional grade musical instruments. Each 'ukulele is finely hand-crafted in Hawai'i using the highest grade, well-seasoned Koa wood and scaled to produce a perfect intonation. Kanile'a 'Ukulele is the sister company of Islander' Ukulele. As a proud authorized dealer of Kanile'a Ukuleles, UKE Republic profession setup is always included.