ONLY THE BEST UKULELES
Australian Specialist Ukulele Store, Hawaiian ukulele Specialist & Australian Pono ukulele distributor
QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE
We value our customers and keep in touch through the whole process of buying a ukulele online.
FREE SHIPPING AUSTRALIA WIDE
Free shipping to all metro areas, and most rural areas.
We plant 5 trees in Indonesia for every ukulele sold & only use bio-degradable bubble wrap.
Most Popular Ukuleles
Why buy a Pono ukulele?
Pono ukuleles are incredibly popular due to their affordability in the all solid wood ukulele market. Ko'olau's Pono ukuleles are manufactured in Java, Indonesia, from ethically sourced timber. Pono also withholds the use of all synthetic materials both for tonal and environmental reasons: preferencing bone nut and saddles and hide glue, to plastic or synthetic counterparts. Pono's factory also has excellent working conditions: their ukulele luthiers are well-paid, receive medical insurance and yearly annual leave.
Quality Ukes is proud to be a retailer of such a great ukulele company, that promotes sustainability, ethical working conditions and unparalleled craftsmanship, at an affordable price. Please reach out if you have any questions, and please check out our ukulele blog where you'll find blog posts answering an array of questions including: "What are the most popular ukuleles?", "What are the best ukuleles?", "What makes a good ukulele?", "What ukulele should I buy?", "What ukulele size should I buy?" and "What should you look for when buying a ukulele?"
Hawaiian Made Ukuleles
Why buy a Ko'olau ukulele?
Hawaiian made ukuleles are the most sort after ukuleles in the world, not just because of prestige, or koa being endemic to Hawaii, but primarily because of the unique multi-generational luthier 'families' that handcraft ukuleles in Hawaii. Of these 'families', the Kitakis family of Ko'olau are best of the four 'K's' for custom ukuleles (Kamaka, Kanile'a, KoAloha and Ko'olau). Their attention to detail is second to none, their craftsmanship unbeatable and their tone, world-class. Each ukulele is handcrafted by John Kitakis' stepson, Noa Bonk at Ko'olau's workshop in Wahiawa, Oahu.
Currently, Ko'olau offers several models: the T1 (all solid koa), T100 (all solid curly koa), Deluxe (master grade curly koa and binding) and CS (contemporary series with Deluxe appointments). We can also facilitate orders for custom ukulele builds. Buying a high-end premium ukulele/professional ukulele online can be a daunting task, that is why at Quality Ukes we make customer service our number one priority. For each of my customers, I send photos and video footage recorded with a professional microphone, prior to purchase. Also happy to set up a video call to personally demonstrate the ukulele upon request. I am also more than happy to price match to get you the lowest price possible. Don't hesitate to ask any questions!