Featured on Mele

  • Hawaiʻi Expo 2024

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    Hawaiʻi meets Japan at the Hawaiʻi Expo 2024 in Ebisu, Tokyo, Japan.

  • Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2024, presented by Mele

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    Join Keauhou, Robert Cazimero, Kamalei Kawaʻa, and many more for the annual lei day celebration!

  • Hula in Japan

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    Meleの最新プロジェクト!”Hula in Japan “ではクムフラカヒキナとカラニアーシングが20年間日本でフラを教えて来た様々な経験を語ります!


    “Hula in Japan”を祝って、今ならMeleの最初の1ヶ月間は無料になるキャンペーンを行っております!是非この機会をお見逃しなく!

  • Kamalei Kawaʻa - Mele Series

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    Kamalei Kawaʻa shares a series of compositions demonstrating the cultural practice of haku mele. The unique characteristics of mele lends itself to larger conversations around the concept of Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property. Kamalei discusses the difference between Western concepts of owners...

  • Mele Hoʻopulapula, Vol. 2

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    The legacy of Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole is a living one. As we look back at a century of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, we must not forget its future that we represent today. It is a future marked by younger generations who stand on the shoulders of those before them – always connected...

  • Ka Haku Mele

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    Imagine a world without the written word. No books. No texting. No written contracts. No writing of any kind. It is quite difficult to imagine – almost impossible in a time when everything that matters must be written down. Imagining such a world brings us closer to the experience of our kūpuna –...

  • Kākoʻo Maui

    Hawaiʻi comes together in "Kākoʻo Maui," a music video presented by the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, commemorating the support for Maui that resonates throughout the pae ʻāina.

    For more information, visit the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement website: https://www.hawaiiancounci...

  • Maui Ola x The Green

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    The Green was set to have their second of two shows to happen on Maui, but in an abundance of caution and aloha for what had taken on Maui just a few weeks earlier, they moved their concert venue to Oʻahu. The Green used their massive platform and live streamed their show to bring awareness to th...

  • Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina - Documentary Series

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    Joan Lander and Puhipau (1937-2016) of Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (“The Eyes of the Land”), are an independent video production team that, since 1981, has focused on the land and people of Hawai‘i and the Pacific.

    "We exist to document and give voice and face to traditional and contemporary Hawaiian cul...

  • Ala Moana Boys

    “Ala Moana Boys” follows five friends caught in the middle of a scandal in 1930’s Oahu. Based on true events during the Thalia Massie trials, this short drama recounts a small slice of the story from the point of view of Joe Kahahawai, Horace Ida, Henry Chang, Ben Ahakuelo and David Takai. The fi...

  • Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula

    Nā Kamalei: The Men of Hula captures the journey of legendary master hula teacher Robert Uluwehi Cazimero and the only all-male hula school in Hawaiʻi as they prepare to compete in the world's largest hula festival. Beyond deep-rooted stereotypes of 'grass-skirt girls', the film tells a story of ...

  • Tokyo Hula

    "TOKYO HULA explores the phenomenal popularity of the hula dance in Japan from both Native Hawaiian and Japanese perspectives. Directed and Produced by Lisette Marie Kaualena Flanary. Executive Produced by Pacific Islanders in Communications.

    Today it is estimated there are nearly 2 million peop...

  • Maui Ola: A Benefit Concert for Maui

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    On August 20, just twelve days after the devastation caused by the wildfires on Maui, this benefit concert, brought together Hawaiʻi's musicians, production professionals, media community, and dozens of others who donated their efforts to aloha Maui, using music as a vehicle to help the healing p...

  • American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawaiʻi

    For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. Yet while most Americans know only the stereotypes of 'grass-skirt girls' from old Hollywood movies and tourist kitsch, the revival of the ancient art of hula tells of the rich history and spirituality of Hawaiʻi. American Aloha: Hul...

  • Hae Hawaiʻi

    After the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, loyalists to the crown protect what is left of their dissolving kingdom. They recruit a young thief to safeguard the unifying symbol of the people.

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    Ka Wā Ma Mua, Ka Wā Ma Hope. Film is a powerful medium that helps us unde...

  • Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2023

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    Hawaiian Airlines May Day 2023, presented by Kilohana continues the annual Lei Day tradition by the Brothers Cazimero with Keauhou, the 17-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning group, returns to headline the concert experience alongside special guests, Robert Cazimero and his Hālau Nā Kamalei o Līl...

  • A Robert Cazimero Christmas

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    Christmas is here! Join Robert Cazimero and special friends for the season’s celebration. Stream highlights from the concert exclusively here on Mele.

  • Christmas with Nāpua

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    Maui Ola Featuring Christmas with Nāpua”は12月24日14時スタート!



    Enjoy highlights from this special holiday benefit concert for Maui featuring the lovely talents of Maui’s very own Nāpua Silva, LIVE f...