‘Travel & Hawaii’

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Kapena Falls

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I have to admit… this one was not on my list. Sometimes, when you’re on a production you just have to go with what the producers want. Soooo, I did. Kapena falls is a dangerous area – people have died there. The water has the potential to carry leptospirosis and the cliff-jump is unsafe.

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Making Ti Leaf Lei

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This Travel Channel project is extra rewarding for me because I actually had a say in producing, field producing, location scouting and even scheduling everything! The original list was a little too “touristy” for me…

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Kahuku Local Grinds

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To sustain ourselves during our intense 3-day shoot we had to make sure to fuel our bodies with onolicious (yummy) food! The two spots that ended up getting featured in our Travel Channel episode were Kahuku Superette and …

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Dirt Biking

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I have to admit, dirt biking has never been on my list of things I must do in my lifetime. I like to have a little more “protection” between me the ground and other moving or fixed objects that could cross my path. I’ve always been kind of a scaredy cat…

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Tandem Surfing

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Many of my favorite memories are from days I spent with my hanai big brother Brian Keaulana. Brian is a wealth of information when it comes to anything to do with the ocean. The first day I met him, he taught me how to standup paddle, canoe surf and tandem surf.

The Maiden Voyage!

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My hubby got us a Hobie Cat tandem sailing kayak catamaran boat – I’m not sure what to call it exactly lol – for my birthday. One of my New Year’s Resolutions for this year was to start new family traditions, so the gift was really the gift of a new tradition. So sweet, yeah?… Read More

TRAVEL CHANNEL: How it came to be!

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  Hey everyone! Earlier this month I was able to work with the Travel Channel on a show called “Top Ten Locals List” – it was such a blast! Soooo how did it all come about? A friend recommended me to the host who was choosing between a few people – something I did not… Read More

On the Red Carpet! Season 5: Hawaii Five-0

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  I’ve been very lucky to have the opportunity to not only cover stories about the Five-0 cast & crew but I’ve had the unique opportunity to be on the red carpet year after year (See Blog: Behind the Scenes of Hawaii Five-0)… I don’t take those experiences and opportunities for granted because I know… Read More