Kicking off the festival with a bang is Mahealani Sims-Tulba! She will be singing the national anthem, Hawaii Pono E and God Bless America. Mahealani is is a 2018 graduate from Sacred Hearts Academy. She will be attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa this spring.  She is the author of the children’s book “It’s Ok to be Different” and the founder and CEO of the non profit organization, BRAVE Hawaii and the daughter of local comedian, Augie  T. B.R.A.V.E. Hawaii is a local non-profit organization, founded and created by Mahealani Sims-Tulba in 2013. The name “B.R.A.V.E” is an acronym that stands for “Be Respectful and ValueRead More →

HEADLINING THE FESTIVAL: Directly from Sacramento, California:  DonGato Latin Band with guest artist Ricky Castillo Hawaii’s Finest: Eddie Ortiz & the Son Caribe Band Carlos Betancourt & Agua Dulce Salsa Band Swing Tropical (25th Infantry Division Army Band) Special Guest Appearance: Miss Latina Hawaii 2018 – Shay-Lynn Mohika-Farias Special Attraction:  Emcee & Comedian – Paco Loco, Emcee & DJ – DaLion of Judah! Latin DJs: Ever Gutierrez DJ Rico Guzman DJ Fee David Dance Performances: Linda Melodia Dance Company, Honolulu Zouk, Grupo Folklorico de Panama in Hawaii, Kekaiulu Hula Studio, Carolina’s Zumba and more! Displays: Lowrider Cars and Latin RiderzRead More →

We are thrilled to have Honolulu Zouk perform at the 2018 Hispanic Heritage Festival! Honolulu Zouk will perform three styles of zouk to one song “Havana”,  RnB Zouk, Traditional Rio Zouk, and LambaZouk. This choreography is part of the International Zouk Day choreography performed in 31+ countries around the world bringing peace and unity through dance! Kimberly Loo founded Honolulu Zouk in 2015 as a vehicle for creating a dance family around teaching, performing, and choreographing Brazilian Zouk, celebrating its fusion with other dances. Her dance philosophy is based around a desire for each dancer to celebrate awareness of their bodies, and to find joyRead More →

Join us at PURE NIGHTCLUB on Saturday, October 13th for the Festival After-Party! Live Music and DJs! October 13 (Saturday), 7pm-11pm Pure Nightclub & Events, 985 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96817 21+, $15 cover charge per person, no-host bar Save Save Save Save Save SaveRead More →