Melveen Leed (born on Molokai island, Hawaii) is an American singer. After winning the title of "Miss Molokai" she begin singing in the mid-1960s and has released a number of records in the genres of Hawaiian, Country, and Jazz music. She won the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Best Female Vocalist in 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984 and 1987. She has had several guest roles on Hawaii Five-O and sang at the Grand Ole Opry. She is arguably the best female vocalist in Hawaii and has performed in the Islands, Las Vegas, Japan and on the west coast of California. She has been the anchor performer at the International Marketplace in Waikiki every Saturday from 2011 until the Marketplaces's closing in December, 2014. She is scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall, NYC on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Recordings: Best of Melveen, Vol. II, Grand Old Hawaiian Music, Nashville Style, Hawaiian Country Girl, I Love You, Hawai'i, Melveen's Hawaiian Country Hits, Vols. I and II, My Isle of Golden Dreams, A Part of Me, A Part of You, Sur Cette Plage, With the Best of Slack Key, She also recorded these albums with a group "The Local Divas", consisting of her, Carole Kai, Loyal Garner and Nohelani Cypriano: Local Diva's Christmas, Timeless

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