Book now and get 10% off listed prices. Offer valid until Jan 31, 2020.
  • Single w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,900.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront* – CAD $3,680.00
  • Couple w/ensuite* – CAD $3,380.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom* – CAD $3,080.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront* – CAD $1,840.00
  • Twin w/ensuite* – CAD $1,690.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,540.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom* – CAD $1,385.00
  • Women only Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,250.00
  • Women only Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,250.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Lower Bunk – CAD $1,250.00
  • Mixed Dorm - Upper Bunk – CAD $1,250.00
  • Glamping – CAD $1,177.50
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,140.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,120.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,062.50

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on July 3
Ends with lunch on July 8

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $585

Package Price: $1,140 - $1,900 / 5 nights. Includes tuition, room, all meals, and Hollyhock activities (depends on accommodation choice). Taxes and fees are additional. A $395 deposit is required at registration, with the balance due on your departure day.

Scholarships: Full and partial scholarships are available based on financial need. We prioritize Indigenous people, people of colour, people who identify as LGBTQ2IA+, youth, elders, and those who can articulate how their Hollyhock experience will support positive impact in their life and communities. A $195 refundable deposit is required, please apply within your registration form.

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Joy of Ukulele | Two Programs for Beginners and for Advancing Mastery

With Kimo Hussey

July 3 - 8, 2020

Discover a blueprint to learning, playing, and enjoying ukulele for many years. Maximize your skill and satisfaction with this inexpensive, portable, forgiving and fun instrument that is experiencing a worldwide renaissance. The three main topics of this program – right hand technique, left hand technique, and music theory – offer you a map for ongoing continued practice and inspired playing.

Players of all levels benefit from time spent with Kimo. He will oversee both beginner and mastery programs with help from fellow musicians and a hula instructor. Make music with other beginner and experienced players through Kanikapila (jam sessions) as well as optional hula lessons, culminating in a final performance.

For Beginners

The ukulele is easy to learn, portable, and FUN to play. Kimo will share his master blueprint to learning, playing, and enjoying this beautiful instrument for many years to come. Make music with other beginners and more experienced players through Kanikapila (jam sessions) as well as optional hula lessons. 


For Advancing Mastery

Move beyond basic ukulele technique and establish effective practice strategies to master this joyful instrument. Identify the type of ukulele player you aspire to be and your favourite style of music to play. Explore fretboard geography, embellished chords, signature progressions, melodies, harmonies, and critical listening. Kanikapalu (jam sessions) and optional hula lessons culminate in a final performance.

Kimo gives us a warm ‘Aloha!’ from the Ukulele Guild of Hawaii and plays an excerpt from “In Your Hawaiian Way”:


Kimo Hussey
Kimo Hussey is a recorded, published and highly trained musician and is among those talented few who are equally adept at instruction. This master player travels all over the world sharing his love for the ukulele with outstanding performances and sought after classes. Born and raised in his native land of Hawaii, he enjoys including Hawaiian music in his teachings. His abilities, international reputation and humour make him a beloved presenter at Hollyhock with several participants who return annually to learn with this extraordinary teacher. ukuleleguildofhawaii.org Read my blog on Hollyhock Talks
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