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Hawaii State Musical Instrument (modern)

Ukulele modern musical instrument symbol of Hawaii. Photo by Emma Nagle / Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Official State Modern Musical Instrument of Hawaii

Hawaii designated the ukulele ('auana) the official state modern musical instrument in 2015 (the pahu, a type of Hawaiian drum, was adopted as the state's traditional musical instrument). The ukulele is an instrument commonly played during a traditional hula dance. All Music Symbols