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Singer-Songwriter Ben Vegas will perform at Waikiki Beach Walk on Sunday, March 13

February 22, 2022

Image of Ben Vegas holding an electric guitar on the left of the Mele Halia logo. The words "Monthly “Mele Hali’a” event features popular headliner and guitar talent" are directly under the logo.

HONOLULU (February 22, 2022) – Waikiki Beach Walk, the vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment district at Lewers Street and Kalakaua Avenue, has announced that Ben Vegas will headline its popular monthly musical showcase, Mele Hali‘a on Sunday, March 13 from 5 to 6 p.m.
A popular recording artist and skilled musician, Ben Vegas is a contemporary Hawaiian music singer, musician, and songwriter. He will perform traditional Hawaiian and island contemporary music. Vegas was a member of the Fabulous Krush show band and has toured with Kealii Reichel and Na Leo Pilimehana.  Mele Hali‘a features the finest in Hawaiian musical entertainment by some of Hawaii’s most exceptional, award-winning artists on one special Sunday each month. All performances are free of charge.
Hawaiian Music and Cultural Programming in 2022
Waikiki Beach Walk will continue to host an amazing array of complimentary music and cultural programming during 2022. (All performances are weather permitting.)

Every Tuesday, it’s “Kū Ha‘aheo,” with live Hawaiian entertainment from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The weekly series at the Plaza Stage is set for March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29.
Waikiki’s popular “Ka Lei Hula” (March 6, 13, 20 and 27) offers complimentary hula practice each Sunday morning at 9 a.m.  The classes are free and pre-registration is encouraged:
The Royal Room/Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame at Waikiki Beach Walk is the place to go for Hawaiian music history and other cultural programming, with live streams on the 21st of each month as part of the “Make Music Hawaii” series.

The Royal Room hosts free Feather Flower classes every Wednesday at 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m. Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your class by calling ahead at (808) 499-7408.
Waikiki Beach Walk Open Market on Mondays from 4 to 8 p.m. The lively experience provides an eco-friendly way to support local businesses, while discovering truly one-of-a-kind souvenirs, handmade art, and snacks to take home for yourself or as a gift to someone special.
Supporting Local Business for 15 Years
Offering 3 free hours of validated parking with a $10 minimum purchase, Waikiki Beach Walk’s collection of unique locally owned businesses includes Blue Ginger, Big Wave Dave Surf & Coffee, SoHa Living, Coco Mango, Mahina, Keep It Simple, KaiAloha Supply, The Ukulele Store and Hele Mai Salon, among others. Dining outlets Giovanni Pastrami, Taormina, Musubi Café Iyasume, Café Glace, Poke Bar, Beachwalk Cafe and Roy’s Waikiki all boast local ownership.  
For details and the latest news, including shops, services, entertainment, dining and events, 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 opened in 2007 and 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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