Mele hawai'i

  • Traditional Hawaiian music with the majority of the lyrics in the Hawaiian language.

  • The selection committee will select Mele Hawaiʻi finalists based on their vocal performance, musical peformance (unless the submission is acapella), as well as pronounciation.

  • Bonus if you share a brief backstory of the song, or why you chose it

Heua'olu Sai-Dudoit, 2021 Grand Prize Winner for our Mele Hawai'i Category, Mana Mele Division