Music lovers have plenty of chances to enjoy a variety of traditional and contemporary performance styles during this three-month celebration of Hawaiian music, hula and culture.
WHAT: Seventh Annual Mele Mei, celebrating Hawaiian music, hula and culture
WHERE: The islands of Hawaii
WHEN: April through June 2017
DETAILS: More than 80 events are scheduled across the state, including hula performances and live musical performances, with acts that span a wide spectrum of genres from ukulele, slack key and steel guitar to reggae and rock.
Highlights include the Na Hoku Hanohano awards celebration and the Mele Mei Hotel Concert Series. More details and an events calendar can be downloaded from the festival’s web page.