‘Tis the season for holiday shopping! If you’re searching for authentic Hawaiian and island-inspired gifts, Amazon has the largest array of products that can be delivered to your doorstep with shipping as early as same-day! Here are 30 GIFT IDEAS for everyone on your list from your big kahuna, to your wacky wahine, and all your little keiki. After all, “There’s no place like Amazon for the holidays.”
The Walt Disney Company and the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) will launch a new program in Fall 2017 to provide 150 scholarships to high-achieving Asian and Pacific Islander college students. “Disney… [read more]
Written with grace, simplicity and respect, Timena Apa shares her perspective and lessons learned surrounding her mother receiving her malu, and sheds light on a culture within a culture…the tradition of tatau, and the people who perpetuate their heritage through this form of art.
Zippy’s is turning 50! In less than 1-hour, Zippy’s will start selling their 50th Anniversary Collection at Zippy’s Administration Building (Oahu only, next to Zippy’s McCully) on Monday, October 3rd from 9am-1pm, or while supplies last. One of the highly-anticipated items is a snapback in collaboration with Fitted Hawaii.
Remember the Disney Store costumes I posted on Instagram ? Disney pulled the ‘Maui’ costume from its website and stores after accusations of racism. Based on a character from the upcoming movie “Moana,” the body… [read more]
Starting Friday, September 9, 2016, the Hitchhiking Ghosts Tiki Mug will be available for purchase while supplies last. The totem-style tiki mug will feature the three famous Hitchhiking Ghosts from the Haunted Mansion, affectionately known as “Gus” (Prisoner), “Ezra” (Skeleton), and “Phineas” (Traveler).
If you’re a director of Asian or Pacific Islander descent, go to HBOvisionaries.com and submit a short film that is 10-15 minutes long. And if you’re a finalist you have the opportunity to premier your film on HBO platforms! You have until November 7 to submit your film.
If you have not yet heard of Team Kailualani or Baby K, allow me the privilege of sharing a little bit about who they are and what they do. Team KAILUALANI is a group of… [read more]
Heiva San Diego 2016 Tahitian Dance Competition
Tatau: Marks of Polynesia is a new exhibition at the Japanese American National Museum that explores the beauty of Samoan tatau, one of the world’s most distinctive living tattoo traditions. Through photographs taken in the… [read more]