I'm thinking you pronounce this wonderful little Hawaiian instrument like this:
Okay, so I'm guilty as well, but it's hard for me to pronounce it the correct Hawaiian way when everyone says it totally different!! Here's the correct Hawaiian pronunciation:
I've made it my mission to educate kids (when I visit their classrooms) about the correct way to say ukulele, and with my third book, Ukuleles Undercover, releasing in a few months, I figure it's time to spread the word!
So, amaze your friends and tell them about the next book in The Hawaiian Island Detective Club which features the amazing little oo-coo-LAY-lay!
The Hawaiian Island Detective Club
Book One—Pineapples in Peril
Book Two—Menehunes Missing
Book Three—Ukuleles Undercover
RELEASES August 14, 2013