2022 Oahu retreat

5 days, 2 options
March 20 or March 27th

marion k travels presents

Uke Events


the team

Craig Chee
Sarah Maisel
Milo Fultz
Neal Chin
Marion Koleski

Craig Chee & Sarah Maisel have been teaching and performing around the globe for 15 years. Their passion for teaching is evident in every workshop they teach, including their Online ‘Ukulele School with ArtistWorks. Recently entrusted with the Ukulele Festival Hawaii, Craig and Sarah have pioneered comprehensive online festival experiences throughout the pandemic.  They are thrilled to be hosting this retreat!


Neal Chin has been teaching and performing for 16 years. His latest album, “Ukulele Paintings” was nominated for a Nā Hōkū Hanohano award. 

Milo Fultz has been performing and teaching with Craig & Sarah for the past 10 years. He’s been an integral part of Craig & Sarah’s ‘Ukulele Cruises, and is excited to be a part of this land based retreat.


Marion Koleski is a Michigan based travel agent and event developer.  She has played ukulele for since 2012. Founder of the KalamazUkes club, her joy comes from facilitating the community and sense of discovery offered by the ukulele. 

the details

The Ala Moana Hotel in Honolulu has a number of fantastic features that make it the perfect spot for our 2022 retreat. 

Starbucks ON PREMISES.  Need I say more?  Well, if I must.  How about...

A skywalk to the world's largest open air shopping plaza.  A casual bistro.  An upscale steak and seafood restaurant with unmatched views.  Spacious lobbies.  Elegant outdoor areas surrounding a pristine pool.  

Reassuringly, the hotel recently received a perfect score for cleanliness under the new Covid sanitation protocols. 

Your Package Includes breakfast, lunch, and two snack periods for each full program day, as well as all program offerings and your room in Waikiki Tower.  Non-players can participate in the meal package as well as non-instructional program offerings.


Pricing (per One Hotel room) 

  • 1 Participant: $2750

  • 1 Participant, 1 Non-Participant:  $3100

  • 2 Participants: $4150

Instruments will not be included for this event.  More details will be forthcoming on if they will be available as an add-on. 

Flights, Extra Days, Additional Travel & Travel Insurance can be arranged independently, or through Marion K. 


Please note: Booking your flight through Marion is unlikely to result in discounted airfare, and is to be considered a convenience.  Service fees may apply.

We STRONGLY recommend choosing refundable fares, as our contract will be reviewed at 90, 60, and 30 days prior to the event to assess the public health situation.  


Marion can prepare Allianz travel insurance quotes to cover any amount, including flights or services you book independently.  Prices are based on the amount covered and your age bracket. 

Ready to Sign Up? Please complete the short form below.  Marion will contact you directly to discuss the event and set up your payment.  Due to an ongoing family medical crisis, please allow extra time for responses.     

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Starbucks on site
skybridge to mall
waikiki tower ov
hotel restaurant
patio deck

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