Mele A‘e Auditions

Mele A‘e presented by ‘Ōlelo and Summit local radio stations provides a venue for aspiring musical artists* to introduce themselves to audiences in Hawai‘i and beyondto display their talents, and launch their careers.

Recorded in ‘Ōlelo’s new state-of-the-art Studio 1122, Mele grounds us in the tradition of storytelling unique to Hawai‘i. Mele connects us to life across the generations. It embodies the hopes, dreams and aspirations of all who call Hawai‘i home, inspired by Aloha. Mele A‘e  – embracing the music to come. Imagine the possibilities.

Beginning July 2021, Mele A‘e premieres the fourth Sunday of every month at 7:00 PM on ‘Ōlelo channel 53, our ‘Ōlelo Mobile App, our Facebook page, and our YouTube channel.

* Open to O‘ahu residents only

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Think you have what it takes to be a Mele Ae star?

Auditions for Mele A‘e Season 2  are underway and acts who wish to perform on the show may fill out the form below. Upon receipt of the form, a link to submit your audition video will be sent to your email. If you are under 18 years of age, we will require parent/guardian approval if selected to appear on the show.

Selections begin on June 30, so submit your entry today!


  • Entrants must be Oahu residents.
  • Entries are limited to four (4) minutes.
  • Video files are limited to (1) gigabyte in size.
  • Only one (1) entry per individual or group.
  • Only original music will be accepted.  No covers or karaoke. All music styles are welcome (i.e. jazz, rock, Hawaiian, etc.).