Special Attraction at this year’s Festival: The Hawaii Latino Film Festival! We will be showing three films by Latino film makers at this year’s festival. Sin Frontera A couple struggles to survive both a decaying relationship and broken immigration system after a deportation unexpectedly tears them apart. Love will transcend any boundary. Submarino For Decades, Colombian drug cartels have pursued their trade with relentless ingenuity.  In the early 2000s, they began using custom-built Submarines to export cocaine from Colombia to Mexico, which is often then transported overland to the United States. Due to the difficulty of the journey many of these submarines never reach theirRead More →

Join us at PURE NIGHTCLUB on Friday, February 17th for our Valentines Love Affair party! Featuring the LIVE sounds of Agua Dulce Salsa Band! Plus DJ Rico Guzman from the East Coast, DJ CocoMan from Panama & DJ Azteca from Mexico! Playing Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Kizomba, Zouk, Latin Top 40 & More Fabulous Dance Showcase by: Natalina Monteiro (Samba Dance Performances) Tere Suki (World Latin Dance Cup Semifinalist Salsa Soloist) Meet and greet 2017 Miss Latina Hawaii, Isabella Garcia and Miss Paradise Latina, Noe Baladad. Purchase Advance Tickets here: Save Save Save Save Save SaveRead More →

Hawaii Restaurant Association

We are very thankful to the Hawaii Restaurant Association as our presenter sponsor of this year’s Hispanic Heritage Festival and Health Fair.  Some of the proceeds will go to the Hispanic Heritage Scholarship Fund and the Educational Fund for the Hawaii Restaurant Association. Learn more here: hawaiirestaurant.org/about-hra/Read More →

This Saturday, September 24th, 2016 please join us either by listening to KSSK radio or coming to the KSSK Perry and the Posse Saturday Morning Show, 8am-11am at the Jade Dynasty at Ala Moana Center. We will be promoting the Hispanic Heritage Festival plus Eddie Ortiz & the Son Caribe Band’s 15th Anniversary! Nancy Ortiz and Gregg Fraser of the Hawaii Restaurant Association, one of our main sponsors, will be the spokespeople for the interview. Yes, of course Eddie Ortiz & Son Caribe Band will be performing at 10am! Also, you need to make reservations if you are coming! See you there! Save Save SaveRead More →

We are thrilled to announce that Mariachi Los Toreros will be performing at the 2016 Hispanic Heritage festival! Mariachi Los Toreros was established on October 14, 2013 by Gustavo Bravo in the city of Oxnard, California. By starting this group, Gustavo was realizing his dream of directing a Mariachi band that he could hold to the highest standards to continue the beautiful culture of Mexico and pass down to new generations the songs and traditions of our people. From the rhythmic sones of Jalisco, the powerful rancheras of Jose Alfredo Jimenez and Vicente Fernandez, to the romantic boleros of Javier Solis, Mariachi Los Toreros performs withRead More →

What an awesome and great 25th Anniversary of our Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival & Health Fair! We would like to thank members of our committee, this could not have happened without each of you…Gregg Fraser, Mari Suyama, Gena Dutro, Sergio Arellano, Carmen Bell, Kathy Marzen, Tara Rojas, Tere Suki, Jorge DeCastro, Eddie Ortiz, Linda Dela Cruz, Maika Higgins, Herman H. Stern, Gwendolyn P. Harris, Rosa, Emil Salsero Loco. Plus to all the volunteers that came out and my awesome Emcees. If I missed anyone, please forgive me. Love you All! On behalf of Alma Latina Productions/Nancy Ortiz and all the people who were involve makingRead More →

Congratulations to our Miss Latina Hawaii title holders for doing so well at the 2016 Miss Hawaii Pageant. The 2016 Miss Hawaii Pageant was held on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Hawaii Theater in Honolulu. Miss Paradise Latina Decembers Smith (Top 20), Miss Latina Hawaii (4th Runner-Up) and Miss Aloha Latina Allison Chu, the 2016 MISS HAWAII! Congratulations Ladies! The Miss Latina Hawaii Scholarship Pageant was established to provide Latin women the opportunity to grow as well rounded individuals. Through participation in this program, they experience important societal issues, develop professional and personal skills and showcase their talents. Learn more here: misslatinahawaii.com.Read More →