The Poi Pounder is part of Kala's Elite USA series, which are handmade in Petaluma, CA.
While Kala is best known for their entry-level ukuleles, the craftsmanship on their US-made Elite models is top notch and right on par with more established builders like Martin and Kamaka.
The Poi Pounder features a highly-flamed koa body with padauk binding and inlays.
Gotoh geared UPT tuner offer smooth, tight tuning in a tiny, stylish package.
This is a gorgeous ukulele with a tone to match, and we think it's one of the best values in the world of high-end ukes.
Inspired by the traditional Hawaiian pestle used to pound taro root into poi paste, the Poi Pounder Series is made from the finest Hawaiian Koa.
The Koa features the fullest and widest curling of any model we offer, hand-selected by our passionate luthiers. The binding and inlay are made from African Padauk, while the rosette is a Padauk / Koa swirl. The striking Poi Pounder-shaped end graft highlights the beautiful, reserved padauk trim.
Each comes in a black alligator archtop hard case with a crushed velvet interior and includes a D’Addario® Humidifier Pro.