Hawaii State Musical Instrument (traditional )


Traditional Pahu (hula drum)

Pahu (hula drum); Hawaii's official state traditional musical instrument.  Photo by Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).

Official State Traditional Musical Instrument of Hawaii

Hawaii designated the pahu, a type of Hawaiian drum (hula drum), as the state's traditional musical instrument in 2015 (the ukulele was adopted as the state's modern musical instrument symbol). All Music Symbols