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Mele Mei 2014 Kick Off Celebration

Media and Mele Mei Partners kick-off party

Date/Time: Tuesday * April 29, 2014

Venue: Hilton Waikīkī Beach Hotel


Pakele Live! Mele Mei Concert Series

Live Hawaiian music concert series - live, web and on TV

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Date/Time: Thursdays * May 1, 8, 15, 29th / Friday * May 23rd, 2014

Venue: Willows Restaurant

Tickets: for dinner reservations call (808) 952-9200


Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon

Honoring Hawaii's Music Industry Icons, come and be a part of the awards show and luncheon

Date/Time: Saturday * May 3rd, 2014

Venue: Ala Moana Hotel for tickets call (808) 593-9424


Hawaii Book and Music Festival

Celebrating and honoring books, storytelling and music

Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday * May 3rd and 4th, 2014

Venue: Honolulu Hale Grounds

Free to the public


Hilton Nā Hōkū Hanohano All-Stars Concert

Hilton Hawaiian Village celebrates Mele Mei with an All-Star lineup of Multiple Hoku Award Winners

Date/Time: Saturday * May 10th, 2014   Doors open at 5:00, concert at 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Featuring: Maunalua, Natalie Ai Kamauu, John Cruz, Amy Hanaiali‘i Gilliom

Tickets: $25, VIP seating $50, VIP tables $600

Ticket reservations:  (808) 947-7955

Venue: Hilton Hawaiian Village Great Lawn



Hawaii Youth Symphony Luncheon

Annual Hawaii Youth Symphony Benefit Concert at the Hilton Hawaiian Village

Date/Time: Sunday * May 18th, 2014

Venue: Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom

Tickets: for tickets call (808) 941-9706


Halekulani Nā Hōkū Hanohano Lunch Time Concert

Multiple Hoku winning concert luncheon at the prestigious Halekulani Hotel's House Without A Key

Date/Time: Sundays * May 4, 11, 18 and 25th, 2014  Start at 12:00 noon through 2:30 pm

Featuring: Waipuna, Kūpaoa, Nathan Aweau, and Ledward Kaapana & Mike Kaawa

Venue: Halekulani, House Without a Keyfor more information call (808) 923-2311


Hula I Ke Kai

Kūhiō Hula Mound hosts the Mele Mei hula exhibition

Date/Time: Friday * May 23rd, 2014

Venue: Kūhiō Beach Hula Mound (Waikiki Beach)

Free to the public


Music for the Generations Concert

by Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Celebrating Mele Mei and eve of the 37th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards show

Date/Time: May 23rd, Friday 6pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Waikiki Beach Walk

Feat: Mailani, Sean Na‘auao, Robi Kahakalau & Jeff Rasmussen and Nā Hoa


Nā Hōkū Hanohano Music Festival workshops

Designed for musicians and music lovers, the Hoku Workshops feature educational and performance workshops at the Ala Moana Hotel Conference Room

Date/Time: Friday * May 23rd, 2014

Tickets: call (808) 593-9424


37th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards Show

Celebrating the Hawaii's Music and Stars of Distinction join us for a night of music, celebration and fun

Date/Time: Saturday * May 24th, 2014

No host cocktails at 4:00, doors open at 4:45 pm

Venue: Hawai‘i Convention Center for dinner/award show

Tickets: call (808) 593-9424


6th Annual ‘Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii

Family fun day of music and all things ‘ukulele at Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park

Date/Time: Sunday * May 25th, 2014   Doors open 9:00am through sunset

Venue: Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park

Free to the public


Ogo’s Hawaii Aloha Hula

Kūhiō Beach Hula Mound hosts the Ogo's Hawaii Hula exhibition

Date/Time: Sunday * May 25th, 2014

Venue: Kūhiō Beach Hula Mound (Waikiki Beach)

Free to the public


Kapono Na'ili'ili CD Release Party

Date/Time: Sunday * May 25th, 2014  7pm-10pm

Venue: Hilo Hatties Nimitz

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Puna Music Festival – Pohoiki Concert

Date/Time: Friday * May 4 11:00 am to 5:00, Free

Venue: Isaac Hall Park


Puna Music Festival - Workshops

Date: May 5 through May 9

Venues: various, information at

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Big Island Film Festival – Best of the Fest Concert featuring Willie K

Date/Time: Monday * May 26 at 5:00 pm

Venue: Fairmount Orchid, Kohala Coast, Hawai‘i Island

Tickets: for information: (808) 883-0394


Kailua Village Improvement District –

May Day Brunch on the Bay with music and hula

Date/Time: Sunday * May 4, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Venue: Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel




Kailua Village Improvement District -

Concert at Hulihee Palace

Date/Time: Sunday * May 18 at 4:00 pm, Free

Venue: Hulihee Palace Grounds, Kona Hawai‘i Island


Ka‘u Coffee Festival Ho‘olaulea

Hawaiian music featuring Cyril Pahinui, Keoki Kahumoku and many others

Date/Time: Saturday * May 10 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Free

Venue: Pahala Community Center


Honoka‘a Western Week - Mamane Street Paniolo Block Party

Hawaiian Country Music, Saloon Girl/Cowboy Got Talent Contest, Stick Horse Race, Steak Fry and more

Date/Time: Friday * May 23 beginning at 3:00 pm


Kahilu Theatre – Brothers Cazimero in Concert

Date/Time: Friday * May 9 at 7:00 pm

Venue: Kahilu Theatre, Waimea, Hawai‘i Island

Tickets: for tickets call (808) 885-6868


Under the Footlights – 3rd Annual Community Variety Show

Date/Time: Friday * May 2 & 3 at 7:30, Sunday * May 4 at 2:30

Venue: Palace Theatre - Hilo, Hawai‘i Island

Tickets: for tickets call (808) 934-1010


Hanau Ke Ali‘i – music performance

Date/Time: Sunday * May 18

Venue: Palace Theatre - Hilo, Hawai‘i Island


Kaua‘i Museum

• May Day Lei Contest

Date/Time: Thursday * May 1 from11 am to 4:30 pm


• Keiki La Lei Contest

Date/Time: Saturday * May 3, from 10:30 am to 12 noon

Venue: Kaua‘i Museum – Lihue, Kaua‘i


Lahaina Restoration Foundation

Hawaiian Music Series

Date/Time: Thursday * May 29 at 6:00 pm

Venue: Baldwin Home Lawn, Lahaina, Maui


City and County of Honolulu Lei Day Celebration

Date/Time: Thursday * May 1 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Venue: Queen Kapi‘olani Park and Bandstand