Music lovers will want to take note. Mele Mei has just released its full schedule of events for 2017 including an expanded lineup of culturally rich, Hawaiian music performances and concerts statewide. The 7th annual event puts the spotlight on local musicians including multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning and Grammy-nominated artists, who will perform at various venues around Hawai‘i, as well as in Los Angeles and throughout Japan.
More than 80 events are scheduled throughout this year, including bi-weekly and weekly performances hosted by the Hilton Waikiki Beach, Halekulani, Waikiki Beach Walk, Blue Note Hawaii, and Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort.
Highlights of Mele Mei 2017 include the 40th Anniversary Nā Hōkū Hanohano 2017 Music Festival on April 16, in Maihama, Japan; Mele Mei Hotel Concert Series held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort Kani Ka Pila Grille, Halekulani and Hyatt Regency Waikiki; 37th Annual Pan Pacific Festival’s Matsuri In Hawai‘i and Hō‘ike Lanakila 2017 Festival across Japan. It all culminates with the highly anticipated 40th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards ceremony and dinner show on Saturday, May 20 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Ticket information for the 40th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards Show as well as a list of this year’s nominees can be found online at www.nahokuhanohano.org.
For more information, please visit www.melemei.com or call (808) 593-9424