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Cinco de Mayo 2014 Hispanic Celebration Honolulu Hawaii - Downtown - Chinatown


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On Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, at the intersection of Hotel Street and Nuuanu Avenue, the Arts District Merchants Association will present the annual "Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration" Street Festival.

This year's celebration serves to bring awareness to Oahu's diverse population of 120,000 Hispanics from over 22 nations. It is co-produced by the HA PA: the Arts at Marks Garage, Tim Bostock Productions, OOSpot dba ChinatownGetDown.com and the Hawaii Hispanic News.

This celebration will showcase the diversity of Latino culture in Hawaii and includes music, dance, cuisine and the arts.






The Cinco de Mayo Street Festival specifically highlights Honolulu's connection to all the beautiful colors, dances, arts, music, folklore and cuisine of Latin America. Local Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban restaurants will feature seasonal specialties, alongside downtown landmark establishments and the best of Honolulu lunch-wagon eateries. Expect Nachos, spicy Chili Con Queso, Tamales and Horchata, Elotes and Pasteles, alongside Chicken Mole and Green Rice, Mexican Pizza, Lamb & Chicken Biryani, French crepes, Cheesecake...



The streets will be covered with festive decorations. Flower girls dressed in theme will entice the crowds to join in the spectacle. Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro from the Bay Area, Los Boricuas De Hawaii Folkloric Dance Troupe will perform. Espiritu Libre, known for their Latin rhythms from Salsa to Samba to Caribbean beats will also participate. Other street performances include: Sewa Fare African dance and drum; Dancers Unlimited; Epica Latin Dance; ReVolve, etc.

Live music will run from 7pm to 10pm on the main stage near the intersection Smith and Hotel streets. Headlining the event is Son Caribe, Honolulu's premiere Latin band. This dynamite combo is led by Eddie Ortiz (trumpeter, vocalist, and arranger), and the group plays a wide variety of musical styles, including Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. Featured vocalist Cynthia Romero's sultry and silky smooth voice complements a solid rhythm and horn section in the eight-piece ensemble. The Santana Tribute Band features Roshan capturing the soul & fire of Santana's guitar magic, while maintaining his own musical personality. If you love Santana and his music then you already know what this band is about.




A special appearance as well by KWAI/K-108's popular and longest-running Hispanic Radio Show in Hawaii - Alma Latina's - 808 DJs Da Lion of Judah and Jose joining forces as DJ duo El Control, spinning the best in Latin music all night long on the corner of Nuuanu Avenue and Pauahi Street. Favorite KTUH DJs, including: Mr. Nick, Bennie James, and DJane will hold it down at the KTUH tent, alongside the astonishing Mechanical Riding Bull at the King Street Stage. Dozens of Lowriders from 808 Lowriders' Pride will be on display along Hotel Street.

Cinco De Mayo Street Festival 2012 is free to all. Over 21s will be carded and $4 wristbands will be required for enjoying alcoholic beverages. A $10 wristband is available, which also provides entry to seven nightclubs in the district, running live bands and DJs from 10pm to 2am. The official after-party of Cinco de Mayo Hispanic Celebration is brought to you by ChinatownGetDown.com. The clubs are: LOTUS, Manifest, Indigo, Nextdoor, 39Hotel, and The Venue. The Festival is presented by the Arts District Merchants Association., in collaboration with, and. Sponsored by Tequila Cazadores, 42 Below Vodka, Appleton Estate VX, Corona, KPOI and the Honolulu Weekly. Co-produced by HAPA, The Arts at Marks Garage, Tim Bostock Productions, ChinatownGetDown.com and the Hawaii Hispanic News.

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FOOD VENDORS
  • Baja Style, serving: nachos enchiladas, burritos, chicharones, tamales, tacos, chile verde
  • Shogunai Tacos, serving: Osaka Jo, South of the Border, Zen's Glory
  • Chili in Hawaii, serving: Nachos and Mexi-bowls
  • El Palenque Restaurant, serving: Corn on the Cob, Steam Corn Tamale, Churros
  • Camille's on Wheels Fresh Fish, Pork and Beef Tacos, Empanadas
  • Salt Kitchen & Tasting Bar, serving: Pork Empanadas, Agua Fresca
  • Zaratez Mexicatessen, serving: Carne Asada, Carnitas, etc, Tacos
  • Brasserie Du Vin: TBA
  • Blazin' Steaks/Hawaii Roasted Corn, serving: Roasted Corn, Steak, Garlic SHimp, BBQ Chicken, Kalbi (BBQ short rib) Rice, Tossed Salad
  • Island Fruits, serving: fresh cold coconut, mango, pineapple, mixed fruit salad, poi mocha
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KTUH DJ STAGE at Cinco DE MAYO (Nuuanu and Corner of King Street)

5:30 -- 7pm Mr. Nick
DJ Zilla 7-8:45 pm
G-Spot 8:45-10pm
Mustache Contest at 8:30pm

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DRINK PRICES
$4 beer (Corona, Corona Light, and Negra Modelo)
$5 well drinks
$6 special mixed drinks (margherita, mojito)
$7 vodka/energy

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Cinco DE MAYO Media and Press

Honolulu Weekly Features Cinco de Mayo Street Festival 2012

On Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, the Arts District Merchants Association with Hispanic Center of Hawaii will present the annual Cinco de Mayo Street Festival.

Star Advertiser Article - Cinco de Mayo Street Festival 2012

On Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, the Arts District Merchants Association with Hispanic Center of Hawaii will present the annual Cinco de Mayo Street Festival.



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DATE/TIME/LOCATION


Date: MAY 5TH 2012

Time: 6:PM-10PM
CLUBS OPEN UNTIL 2AM

Location: Intersection of Hotel Street and Nuuanu Avenue

Honolulu Hawaii 96817
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Date: Saturday - 5/5/2012
Time: 10pm - 2am
Location Multiple locations in the Downtown/Chinadown area and a few outside of the area.
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Midas Oil Change Plus, Tire Rotation, Safety Check Combo Certificate $48.99!

Save BIG $ - Buy Online - Includes up to 5 quarts of 5W30 Oil and a new Oil Filter, a free tire rotation, visual brake inspection and a Hawaii state safety check inspection good for up to 1 year. $48.99! (normally $89.69). Includes shop fees.

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Get the best hotel prices in Waikiki. Premium Standard Room, parking and internet access for as low as $89.00/night! Know someone coming to Hawaii? Get them a great deal on a Waikiki hotel.