Mele was born in Oahu and given this special name which means “merry” or “music” (as in Mele Kalikimaka). She has been involved in music her entire life. Her first acting experience was in 4th grade when she played the Queen of Hearts and successfully executed her first prat fall. She has been a member of the Oregon Chorale for several years and toured Central Europe with them in 2014.
Mele has performed in the Light Opera of Portland’s:
Mele has been assistant musical director for the Light Opera of Portland’s: