Pitstop: 05/18/18

Friday May 18

Mele Mei
Mele Mei hosts various performances this week. Presented by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts, the annual celebration of music and culture, Mele Mei, returns for an eighth year with a full lineup of live performances. Visit the website for more information. (melemei.com)

Pa‘akai Marketplace
SALT at Our Kakaʻako presents Pa‘akai Marketplace May 18-19, featuring local merchants and artists. The cultural showcase brings together Hawaiʻi artists, crafters and cultural practitioners. (saltatkakaako.com)

Saturday May 19

Beach House Social
Roy’s Beach House will continue the Roy’s 30th Anniversary Hawaii Food Tour with their own celebration titled Beach House Social, slated for 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Come and enjoy great food at our beach front farmers market. (royyamaguchi.com)

41st Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards
The 41st Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards takes place at Hawaii Convention Center and feature the biggest lineup of performances in the event’s history. Honoring Hawai’i’s most talented and gifted musicians, songwriters, and producers in 34 different categories, the event also features a lineup of unforgettable performances by icons in Hawai’i’s music scene, performing together with some of this year’s nominees. Tickets start at $150. (nahokuhanohano.org)

SALT Bar Crawl
The popular SALT Bar Crawl spotlights Ballast Point and High West Spirits starting at 5 p.m. Discover delicious brews and flavors at Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room, Moku Kitchen, Pitch Sports Bar and The Boiling Crab. The SALT Bar Crawl also features entertainment and more. (saltatkakaako.com)

 Sunday May 20

Night Service
Only MyTruest Productions and Sandy Scoops Media presents Night Service at Downbeat Lounge, featuring live hip-hop beats. Show runs from 6 to 8 p.m., and admission is free for those 21 and older. Those wanting to be a part of the event can send over an email. (downbeatdiner.com, nightservicehawaii@gmail.com)

Monday May 21

Open Mic Night
The Grind Entertainment presents an open mic night at Downbeat Lounge. Signups begin at 7:30 p.m. Email for more information. (tgehawaii@gmail.com)