July Mele Hali‘a Features Gifted Singer, Songwriter And Storyteller Mailani Makainai
July 17, 2022 to July 17, 2022
Mailani Makainai was raised in a loving and supportive home where the importance and tradition of her Hawaiian culture was instilled early on by her parents. As she blossomed, so did her passion and interest as a vocalist, composer, and musician.
By the time she was in middle school in Honolulu, she and a friend had received two prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, and released four other award-winning albums, securing a place within the Hawaii music scene.
In 2010, her self-titled release, "Mailani," garnered her the Na Hoku Hanohano award for Female Vocalist of the year, which conﬁrmed her place amongst Hawaii entertainers. With her mesmerizing songs and lilting voice, fans old and new to her style of music continue to sing her praises.
Mailani shares stories with audiences about the culture, language and traditions that are Hawaii as her talks evolve into beautiful melodies that represent the culture of Hawaii today.
She brings a unique musical performance and message that truly inspire her audiences, and this will be a very special presentation sure to delight you and your family.
Make plans to savor this remarkable performance on Sunday, July 17, starting 5pm at the Plaza Stage.