Eddie Ortiz and Son Caribe are Hawaii’s band of choice for live Latin music!
The Son Caribe Band has performed alongside and opened concerts for almost every
major Latin music event since 2002. Along with regular performances throughout the islands, the band has frequently been
called upon to perform internationally throughout the Far East and on live television broadcasts as the official Miss Hawaii Orchestra
and the Miss Latina Hawaii Orchestra.
Son Caribe's CD "Salsa From Hawaii II" was a #1 Best Seller In Hawaii, and received
©GRAMMY Award Consideration for 2004 Best Salsa/Merengue Album! The band was featured as one of Hawaii's top bands in Honolulu
Magazine's prestigious Music Issue! Son Caribe has performed as the opening band for ©GRAMMY winning Latin music
luminaries Celia Cruz and Poncho Sanchez and shared the stage with Latin music recording
artists Lusito Rosario, Johny Polanco, Chino Espinoza, Tito Puente Jr., Frankie Morales, Yoko Mimata, Jimmy Bosch, and Herman Olivera.
Along with it's Latin music, Son Caribe also performs numerous other music genres
including Big Band, Jazz, Motown, Rock & Roll, Pop, and Contemporary & Top 40. Their newest CD release,"Salsa In Paradise" is available at
their live performances, and on all major online music outlets (CDBaby, Amazon,
iTunes, and CD Universe). Son Caribe is set to rock Midnight in Miami bringing music sets designed for dance and celebration
Proceeds raised at HopeFest Maui “The Pink Gala” will benefit the American Cancer Society Clarence T.C. Ching Hope Lodge Hawai’i. Hope Lodge is a home-away-from-home for adult cancer patients and their caregivers. Patients from all over Hawai’i as well as American Samoa, and Guam have been served at Hope Lodge!
Hope Lodge provides a FREE place to stay when a cancer patient’s best hope for effective treatment may be in Honolulu. Since Hope Lodge opened its doors in November of 2016 it has provided over 6,355 nights of free lodging and helped patients save over $953,000 in potential hotel costs.
HopeFest Maui continues its fundraising efforts to ensure access to Hope Lodge Hawaii for all Hawaii residents in need, and invites you to support “The Pink Gala” as an Event Sponsor or with a Table Sponsorship.
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
KIMBER CARHART, MPH
95 MAHALANI ST. #27
WAILUKU, HI 96793