Celebrate Merrie Monarch With A Three-Day Celebration Event
Celebrate Hawaiian culture, live music and arts with the three-day event 2023 Mele Manaka Community Celebration. As an extension of the world-renowned Merrie Monarch Festival, the celebration will be held on April 13-15 at the SCP Hilo Hotel from 9am to 3pm.
The three-day celebration will feature award-winning live music, giveaways and complimentary cultural workshops by local artisans and community leaders such as lei-making, t-shirt printing, coconut hat and lauhala weaving, poi pounding, fishing pole making and more.
The Mele Manaka Community Celebration is open to the public for all ages.
The event is possible with SCP Hilo Hotel and Hawaii Rise Foundation in partnership with Keaukaha General Store and Kimie Miner’s Haku Collection.