2015 Hawaii VA Games

CrossFit’s always intrigued me. While it’s not my particular brand of tea when it comes to fitness (it always seemed a little too intense, and I much prefer traditional weightlifting), I’ve always enjoyed watching it whether on television or live. What particularly draws me to CrossFit (aside from the incredible physiques) is the community aspect;Continue reading “2015 Hawaii VA Games”

Revisiting history 10 years later

So a pretty cool thing happened this week. In 2005 a group of young boys from Ewa Beach made history by winning the Little League World Series. Naturally, the entire state, including myself, was glued to their televisions as we watched these remarkable kids put Hawaii on the map by defeating Curacao. Fast forward 10Continue reading “Revisiting history 10 years later”

Hawaii Highlights: Madre Chocolate

Ever wanted to make your own chocolate bar? Well now you can, thanks to Madre Chocolate in Kailua! This is my second video project in our summer-long series, “Hawaii Highlights,” and being the chocolate lover that I am, by far the most fun! Not only did we learn about the process of creating chocolate fromContinue reading “Hawaii Highlights: Madre Chocolate”

Hawaii Highlights: Na Mea Kupono

It’s finally here! This is the first in a summerlong series, Hawaii Highlights, I’ve been working on with my friend and Star-Advertiser reporter Alyssa Amasol. The point is to showcase some of Oahu’s more off-the-beaten-path attractions and Na Mea Kupono is definitely an attraction people should see. A seven-acre taro patch, the area is maintained byContinue reading “Hawaii Highlights: Na Mea Kupono”

Hikianalia returns to Oahu from Tahiti

After 28 days at sea, the Hikianalia finally returned home to Oahu Tuesday. The voyaging canoe sailed from Tahiti after almost a year of escorting her sister ship, Hokule’a on the Malama Honua worldwide sail. This was the first time I worked together with my other videographer coworker, using two separate cameras to capture theContinue reading “Hikianalia returns to Oahu from Tahiti”