16th Annual Ukulele Contest: Duke’s Ukes

Calling All Ukulele Players

Audition dates are set for the 2023 Duke’s Ukes Contest. Invite your family and friends to strum down to the 16TH ANNUAL DUKE’S UKES CONTEST at Kahala Mall.


SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2023 | 11:00am to 1:00pm
Center Stage at Kahala Mall


  • Youth Instrumental
  • Youth Instrumental with Vocals
  • Adult Instrumental
  • Adult Instrumental with Vocals

Contestants may only enter ONE division


Email a video clip or link to video to [email protected] between Monday, September 11th and Sunday, September 24th.

Finalists per category will be notified by Tuesday, September 26th.


First place winner in each category will receive a Koa Ukulele & get the opportunity to perform on stage at Duke’s Waikiki with NUE!

For more information and to download the Duke’s Ukes Application, please click here. 


  • The information in this form is complete and truthful.
  • To perform, compete in a professional manner, and be supportive to other contestants as this competition is meant for everyone
    to have fun.
  • Permit the use of photographs and/or video taken of the performer for any promotional and/or advertising means by Duke’s Waikiki and T S Restaurants.
  • By the submission of this application, I, as the participant/or parent of the participant, agree to release Duke’s Waikiki, TS Restaurants, and all attendant personnel from liability