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Kala Elite USA Poi Pounder

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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 solid koa body with padauk binding and inlays.

Pau ferro fingerboard. 

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.

Includes hardshell case.

Kala's Description

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.

    Professional Setup

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    Before shipping your new instrument, we inspect it carefully to ensure it's clean, has fresh strings, and is set up to original factory specs. 

    Of course, we're more than happy to do a custom setup at no extra cost. Feel free to contact us beforehand with questions about your setup preferences, or leave a note in the comment box at checkout.

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    With PayPal Credit you can easily apply for 6-month financing during the checkout process. There's no interest as long as the balance is paid in full within 6 months.

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    Through our partnership with Synchrony, we are able to offer the following financing options:

    • 6 months at 0% interest
    • 36 months at 13.99% APR

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