"Nothing endures but change and then perhaps
things do not change; we change."
Also the Hispanic market is multi-faceted and there has been and will be more intermarriage on this island with all the ethnic groups available. Some of us speak English only, some Spanish only and some both languages equally well. Some of us were born in the US and others are foreign born.
"Tengo Todo Excepto a Tí" Por Luis Miguel
They abhor the rootzi tootzi attitude and they paint the entire ballroom dance scene with the same paint brush. We are not all the same. There are many more that are real social dancers and just want to enjoy moving to the music of their choice. Should be quite understandable.
"No Sé Tú" por Luis Miguel
We shall have a little more understanding of those who wish to be competition dancers and "must" dance according to "their" rules. We must accept that it may not be necessarily "correct" for all dancing but it is their style which may not be "da reel teeng."
"El Día Que Me Quieras" por Luis Miguel
All of this which makes the Hispanic population incredibly rich and interesting, but also difficult to lump them into a monolithic group with a single leader. We're tough to get your arms around. The issue is not black or white -- literally. Hispanics suffer perhaps from a general discomfort with grey.
"Inólvidable" por Luis Miguel
In this blog with new commentaries, Information Contributors and Guest Authors, it will come into good light and with the sameness of music and dance, it will bring us all closer together. It will just take a little time. Send them in.
Pub's Note: Saturday, 28th at the Moanalua Corridor you will all have a choice of two dancing locations. HBDA - Ohana at Aliamanu Intermediate and Dance Hawaii at Radford High School. It going to be a rip-roaring evening in Moanalua Corridor on Saturday Night. Dancers coming from Makaha and maybe from the North Shore too.