Wear it on your sleeve.
On August 23, 1879, Portuguese immigrants aboard the ship Ravenscrag played their small, guitar-like instruments in Hawaiʻi for the first time, inspiring the birth of the ʻukulele.
Celebrate the ukulele in style with new designs by James Hill, made with ❤️ in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Celebrate the birth of the ʻukulele! Our classic line of tees are soft, durable and 100% sweatshop-free.
FOR THE LOVE OF HATS
Bold conversation-starter or comfy gardening cap? It's up to you.
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