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Olopai Ty

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Chechout the Ko'olau Guitar & Ukulele listing for an idea of what I can do. I'm a big fan of their instruments and play a custom Ko'olau CS Tenor, actually have two as one is a back up in training.

Olopai Ty

Hollywood, Florida
USA

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Olomwaay! Welcome to my website. My name is Typhoon Olopai, I was born and raised on the beautiful island of Saipan. I’m proud to say that I am Refalawasch, a member of the Aliingeytau clan. From an early age I’ve been involved in music at some level. Starting as a guitar player in my youth, I later picked up ukulele and haven’t put it down since. I taught myself how to play both instrument and also learned by watching my aunts and uncles jamming with my father. All those weekend BBQ’s finally paid off!

I studied music at the University of Hawaii and since then I began adapting my techniques with styles ranging from classical, jazz, world and Latin. I also taught myself how to play the bass guitar which I later ended up playing in a Christian band in Hawaii called “New Seed”. I am currently residing in Hollywood, Florida. I started Pacific Rhythms as a solo uke player. Now I’m a freelancer performing with several prominent Polynesian groups in South Florida. I began teaching ukulele to several ukesters and I’m presently putting a club together called Florida Ukulele Network (F.U.N.).

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