Janene and I had such a fun time interviewing Mahina Akaka who is such an amazing, inspiring young woman. Her love for canoe paddling, surfing and hula clearly translates into her ALOHA for the islands and her zest for life.
My dear friend Dianne Wennick attended a global conference on water in Paris last September. She was so inspired, that within 7 months, she wrote, created, directed and produced a beautiful documentary called “Finite Water.” The film won an award two weeks after being presented and is currently, up for many more International awards. Dianne is such an inspiration. Not having any experience in film making, she was able to let go any doubts and fears and follow her heart to manifest her amazing passion project.
Happy May Day! Enjoy our interview with Kai Hyde, Niʻihau shell expert restorer, appraiser, maker and teacher.
Vata, Pitta, Kapha, Dosha, Panchakarma…if you have ever heard these words, you may have wondered if they are Indian delicacies...they are not! They are words commonly used in Ayurveda, the most ancient medical system in the world. The word, Ayurveda, translates in English to the Science of Life. The Ayurvedic system is unique in the fact that it treats everyone, of all ages, based on each individual's constitution. If five people went in for migraine headaches, they would most likely end up with five different healing protocols. I have been working with Ayurvedic doctors, Susie and Jeff Turner, for the...
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. Mahalo for the beauty and joy you bring to your work, Ke'ala!