Jhonny Rox Hollywood is a long time comic and actor in Honolulu LA, and NYC. He was a former Warner Brothers Studios background acting notable and studio tour guide for WBSF. You may have seen him on TV hits FRIENDS, Joey, G.Lopez, Cold Case, The West Wing and the Emmy Winning “ER”. He has also stared in Hawai’i 5-0 and is currently on Magnum PI, Dr.Doogie and NCIS HAWAI’I Jhonny was elected for an Olelo role in this years Rainbow film festival 2022Read More →

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 →

We are thrilled to have DJ Juan Letgo for this year’s festival. Juan A. Serrano aka Juan Letgo is a Puerto Rican DJ, Remixer, and aspiring Music Producer and Radio DJ. He was born and raised in Carolina, on the beautiful Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. His creative vein started at a young age in the plastic arts. Later on, his creative mind turned and opted for music. In his early days as a DJ, he DJ’ed practically every family and friend’s birthdays and house parties. As a Coast Guard veteran and spouse of an active duty member, he has traveled the mainland and DJ’edRead More →

Linda Melodía Dance Company perform at 2019 Hispanic Heritage Festival! As dance partners, Emily and Stefan have created Hawaii Salsa 101 and Linda Melodía Dance Company, bringing salsa on2 to Hawaii straight from New York City. They believe in fusing different dance genres with an athletic and action packed style of performance salsa. Their philosophy is that they can give any student the tools needed to become amazing social dancers and powerful performers if they so desire. Hawaii Salsa 101 has created a program that merges the most advanced dance techniques in salsa to guarantee that any student can excel at salsa and have funRead More →