It was a joy to sit down with our friend, Ke’ala Kadooka, to catch up and talk story. She is the Senior Learning Manager at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and gave us a lesson in how she is bringing true ALOHA to Hawaii’s tourist industry.Continue reading →
It was amazing to be part of the Special Olympics ‘Over the Edge’ event on Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Special Olympics, the world’s largest sports organization for the intellectually disabled, strives for inclusion using sports, education, health, leadership programs and empowerment.Continue reading →
Hawaii born Don King is renowned worldwide for photographic and cinematic images of surfing and ocean surface waves. He is not only a cinematographer, photographer and film director, he and his wife, Julianne King, are huge advocates in the Hawaii Autism Community.
It was such a joy and honor to interview the INCREDIBLE Alexa Chong!
Alexa is truly the most empowered, intelligent, compassionate, confident and self-aware 17-year-old woman we have ever come across.Continue reading →
Within the first 30 minutes of meeting Brent BecVar, he learned my birth information, and proceeded to give me a Jyotish/Vedic astrological reading. Since I was only familiar with Western astrology, I was amazed by how accurate my Vedic chart was. Brent was able to pinpoint times in my life when I had been flourishing and other times that were more challenging.
Interviewing Kealoha Hoe, a member of the Polynesian Voyaging Canoe Society since 1995, was such a beautiful day filled with pure ALOHA!Continue reading →
Since I can remember, I have been fascinated by the mystical and the magical. I gravitated to see my first psychic, Lan Vo, when I was in my early teens. Over the past 35 years, I have experienced some jaw-dropping, mind-blowing seers and healers from all over the world. Today, wherever I go, I try to tap into the underground network of hidden healers and healing methods.
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I started dancing at the age of four with Aunty Kuulei Punua on Kauai. A few years later, after my family had moved to Oahu, I began taking lessons from Kanani Bell. But then I stopped dancing hula for a few years, and it was not until the seventh grade that hula resurfaced in my life. I started taking hula lessons at Punahou School from Kumu Hula Leimomi Maldonado. I learned much about hula from her, but the deeper, more meaningful lesson that I absorbed was the elegant concept of grace.Continue reading →
If Janene and I were ever on the Shark Tank television show, Jaws would look like a minnow, and we would be thoroughly gored and annihilated. Our altruistic, yet somewhat naive business philosophy, is based on “If we build it— they will come.” The Sharks would start using us as their model of “How Not to do Business.”Continue reading →
There must have been a cosmic fire as I was coming into this world! As I was rushing through the life skills & preparation processing lines, I must have missed collecting one of the most important virtues for my lifetime swag bag. … the all elusive ability to be…wait for it…PATIENT! Ha! Who am I kidding, this Pitta, Aries Dragon in a classic show of impatience, probably pulled the damn fire alarm, to expedite my first peek into this world!Continue reading →