Azure, the signature restaurant at the Royal Hawaiian in Waikiki, is now hosting a monthly late-night lounge event.

Raising the Bar at Azure features live music, specialty cocktails, and appetizers, and takes place on the third Friday of each month from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Each month the event will highlight new beverages from around the world and the Royal Hawaiian sommelier Micah Suderman and other industry professionals will be on hand to offer commentary and answer questions.

The cost is $50 per person or $45 per person for parties of five or more. The experience Includes a welcome cocktail, a liquor sampling and a few appetizers.

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