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Celebrate Hawaii’s Rich Cultural Heritage at Waikiki Beach Walk

February 10, 2022

Collage of the Mele Hali'a logo, Ben Vegas and 4 men wearing Aloha shirts & holding guitars or ukuleles. They are (L-R): Mark Yim, Dwight Kanae, Bobby Hall and Ocean Kaowili of Blue Hawaiian Band.
Live Hawaiian music and Lunar New Year performances enhance the dining and shopping experience
HONOLULU – Waikiki Beach Walk, the vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment district at Lewers Street and Kalakaua Avenue, is committed to preserving and sharing Hawai‘i’s rich multicultural heritage. 
In February this includes a celebration of Lunar New Year, marking an auspicious start to the Year of the Tiger on Saturday, February 5 at 4 p.m. with a traditional lion dance and firecrackers to ward away evil spirits and facilitate good fortune.
On Sunday, March 13 Waikiki Beach Walk will welcome singer, songwriter and composer Ben Vegas to the Plaza Stage for “Mele Hali‛a” from 5 to 6 p.m. Mele Hali’a is the monthly Sunday showcase featuring the finest in Hawaiian musical performances. A popular recording artist and skilled musician, Vegas will perform traditional Hawaiian and island contemporary music.

On Sunday, February 6, Mele Hali‛a featured the Blue Hawaiian Band, with legendary musicians Bobby Hall, Ocean Kaowili, Dwight Kanaʻe and Mark Yim. The band was created with the intent to perpetuate the legacy of the fabled, award winning musical group, Peter Moon Band. 
Every Tuesday, Waikiki Beach Walk hosts “Kū Ha‘aheo,” live Hawaiian entertainment from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The weekly series at the Plaza Stage is set for Feb 1, 8, 15, and 22 and will continue March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Waikiki’s popular “Ka Lei Hula(Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27) offers complimentary weekly hula practice each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.
On Monday, February 21, The Royal Room/Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame will live stream a special “Make Music Hawaii” performance at 11 a.m.
Offering 3 free hours of validated parking, Waikiki Beach Walk's collection of unique locally owned businesses includes Blue Ginger, Big Wave Dave Surf & Coffee, SoHa Living, Coco Mango, Mahina, Kahala, The Ukulele Store and Hele Mai Salon, among others. For details and the latest news, visit or Facebook/Instagram @waikikibeachwalk.


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Waikiki Beach Walk is a vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment district on Lewers Street between Kalakaua Avenue and Kalia Road in Waikiki. The 97,000 sq. ft. center boasts some of Hawaii’s greatest boutique shopping experiences with locally made products, award-winning restaurants, nightlife, and world renown Hawaiian entertainment, making Waikiki Beach Walk a slice of Hawaii life, popular with visitors and residents. For information, visit or Follow Waikiki Beach Walk on Facebook, Instagram @waikikibeachwalk and Twitter @WaikikiBeachwlk with #waikikibeachwalk #waikikishopping.

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Jean Dickinson or Paige Norris
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