Ibanez UTCY10ENT Acoustic Electric Mahogany Ukulele by Ibanez. $199.99. The sweet-toned, nylon-stringed ukulele originated in 19th century Hawaii. It gained great popularity in the U.S. during the early 20th century and from there spread internationally. Ibanez is pleased to offer seven different models, including two with electronics. Our lineup includes soprano and concert-size ukuleles, which bring the rich, textured sounds to your fingertips.