HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 8th annual Mele Mei celebration begins on Saturday and it's going to be packed with performances from Hawaii to Japan.
This year's musical extravaganza will open with the Maui Hoolaulea on April 28, with several events including a Mele Mei soiree, the 41st Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, and many more.
"Mele Mei has become an annual tradition that shares and perpetuates the Aloha Spirit through the celebration of Hawaii's music, artists, and musicians," said Pali Kaaihue, Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts president, in a news release.
"These events are an opportunity to put our talented Hawaii artists center stage and bring together the community with the sounds of our islands."
The full schedule of events, categorized by island, can be found on the Mele Mei website, or in the flyer below.
Additional events may be added at a later date.