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Hawaii's premier restoration studio for fine vintage stringed instruments.

 
 

Serving musicians, stringed instrument collectors, writers, filmmakers, and museums with expert consultation, design, repair, and restoration.

The Pono Octave Difference

The KR Strings/Pono Octave Mandolin combines the sustain and tonal depth of an X braced flat top with the neck and fingering of a double strung octave mandolin. Tuned mandolin style in double courses -G D A E or guitar style- D G B E,  the only limit is your own imagination. Available in Tenor body size with 23" scale, or Terz body size with 21.5" scale. 

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