Nā Hōkū O Hawai’i Music Festival Scheduled for May 27 – 30.
New event which promotes the power of music.
The first annual Nā Hōkū O Hawai’i Music Festival will fill the Hawai’i Convention Center and locations throughout Waikīkī in late May. The ambitious four-day music festival develops and augments a living knowledge of Hawaiian music, arts, and crafts through workshops, demonstrations, exhibitions and performances of the highest quality and authenticity.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
Thursday, May 27
• 10 am – 5 pm Nā Hōkū O Hawaiʻi Music Festival Registration
Festival Lounge & Official Festival Merchandise Store Opens
• 5 pm – 8 pm Nā Hōkū O Hawaiʻi Music Festival Opening Reception at Hawaiʻi Convention Center
Friday, May 28
• 8 am - 5 pm Vendors & exhibitors, general sessions, and workshops
Workshops include slack key, haku mele, composition, musical arrangements, meet the
artists, producing a CD, slam poetry, chant, music and healing, artists sessions, panels and more
• 6 pm – 8 pm Live entertainment on 25 stages in Waikīkī
• Outrigger & OHANA Properties
• Starwood Hotels Waikīkī properties.
• Hilton Hawaiian Village
• Aston Waikikī Beach Hotel
• Halekulani Hotel
• Royal Hawaiian Center
• Kuhio Beach Hula Mound
Saturday, March 29
• 8 am – 5 pm Vendors & exhibitors, general sessions, and workshops
• 11:30 am – 2 pm HARA Lifetime Achievement Awards Luncheon
• 6 pm – 8 pm Entertainment on 25 stages in Waikīkī
Sunday, May 30
• 8:30 am – noon Coffee Hour, networking, vendors & exhibitors (all day), general sessions, and workshops
• 5:30 pm – 7 pm Pre-Nā Hōkū Hanohano Pupu Party
• 6:30 pm – 7 pm VIP Red Carpet Arrivals
• 7:30 pm – 10 pm Hawaiʻi Academy of Recording Arts Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards
• 10 pm – midnight After Party
Tickets are on sale at www.nahokufestival.com.
Log in and hit BUY TICKETS. Tickets are sold individually for the awards shows, workshops and parties; the best values are the All Events Pass and the Nā Hōkū O Hawai’i Festival VIP Package.
The All Events Pass is $525 now through March 31, after April 1 is $555.
Additional ticket options are also available.
Join the Nā Hōkū O Hawaiʻi Music Festival Community and get up-to-the-minute updates and information on artistsʻ participation, tickets, travel packages, sponsors, and workshops at www.nahokufestival.com.