- The preliminary ballot packet is scheduled to be mailed to voting members of the Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA) on Friday, February 24, 2017
- The finalists will be announced Monday, April 17
- The final ballot packet will be mailed to voting HARA members on Wednesday, April 19
- Tickets for the Nā Hōkū Awards Show will go on sale on April 17
- The 40th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards will take place on May 20 at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center
If you are not a member of HARA (musicians and qualified music-related industries), you must apply for membership no later than February 14 in order to vote on the preliminary ballot. You can apply for membership on the HARA website here.
If you are a former voting member or need to RENEW your membership, the deadline is February 17 (in order to vote on the preliminary ballot). You can renew here.