A native of Kalihi, Oahu, Kawika has made a living off of being a marketing and communications professional. He’s held many roles in the hospitality industry from a cast member at the Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa to flying for the Hawaiian Airlines brand. He would eventually join the Disneyland Special Events and Marketing Team, where he would be trained as a public spokesperson for the Disneyland Resort while executing events on property. He would also return to his love for events and manage special events at the Hilton Grand Naniloa on the Big Island for a short while before a pandemic induced hiatus.Read More →

The Son Caribe Band has performed along side and opened concerts for almost every major Latin music event since 2000. They’ve headlined numerous performances at the prestigious Blue Note in Waikiki – Hawaii’s premiere live music venue! Son Caribe is frequently called upon to perform internationally throughout the Far East, with performance tours in Japan, Korea, and the Philippines.Th e band has been featured on K5 TV’s popular summer music series Heineken’s Hot Hawaiian Nights! They’ve also received repeat selections as one of Hawaii’s top LIVE bands in Honolulu Magazine’s prestigious Music Issue! As well, Son Caribe has performed for numerous network and local televisionRead More →

Founded in 1967 by Carlos Moreno Samaniego, the Ballet Folklorico Mexicano has achieved recognition both in the United States and in Mexico. In 1980, the Mexican consulate in San Francisco named the company the official ambassador for ongoing cultural activities with Mexico. It has held that distinction for over twenty years during which time it regularly conducts tours in Mexican cities such as Guadalajara, Oaxaca, Aguascalientes, and Durango. Drawing on the artistic variety of Mexico’s different regions, the Ballet Folklorico Mexicano has a dance repertory of 120 pieces. Many of these are presented in their traditional form while others have been restaged to include artisticRead More →