Ever since they were first invented back in the day, it was instantly apparent that building a good ukulele takes a lot of finesse. From that period until today, this instrument has seen spikes and drops in popularity. Right at this moment, we are in a middle of a pretty large spike.
The reason why this rather trivial piece of information is important has a lot to do with the uke market. Newly found interest in ukulele prompted several new brands to appear and try to establish a foothold in the market. One such brand is Kala.
A story of a new musical instrument brand usually tends to go one of two ways. They either saturate a certain portion of the market, usually the cheapest segment, with mediocre models or they do what Kala does.
Since they first appeared a decade or so ago, Kala made it their business to offer superior quality at competitive prices.