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The Holoholo

The Holoholo

By The Holoholo Podcast
The Holoholo was created to start a conversation with women + men from Hawaii about their creative pathways and pursuits. With each episode, this podcast connects with artists, filmmakers, musicians, designers and young professionals to look at how their unique upbringing in paradise influences their work. Being from Hawaii ourselves, we know how special it is to call our little islands HOME and how your career and passions in life can sometimes push you to move elsewhere to pursue your dreams. The Holoholo is a way to stay connected with these leaders and taste-makers.
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Photographer + Designer, Mark Kushimi - Part 1 & 2
Mark Kushimi is a photographer/designer based in Honolulu, Hawaii. He is also the editor-in-chief/creative director and a co-founder of Contrast Magazine, a print and online publication dedicated to the arts, culture, creativity and passion. Mark is available for hire for projects large and small, local or abroad. Contact / E: contact@markkushimi.com Recent Press / Freunde von Freunden. Hypebeast. Urban Outfitters. Vitra.
01:28:40
July 18, 2021
Talk Story: Catch Up with braddah ZC of FIDLAR
Sup sup sup all you wahines and kanes - it's Talk Story Sunday! On this episode we sat down and caught up with braddah ZC of FIDLAR to talk story about their new record, acting haole, and how crip Hawaii is. Peep that SoundCloud/iTunes today to hear it! Mahalo for tuning in every other Sunday! Insta: @fidlar Web: fidlarmusic.com/ Music: 40oz on Repeat and Too Real, FIDLAR Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com xx Shoots
37:02
July 18, 2021
Model, Artist, and Ceramicist: Tamiko Hobbs
“The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.” - Thich Nhat Hanh ceramics collage lettering Tamiko Claire, known as Tommy is a half Japanese, half American maker from Honolulu, Hawai'i. She found her love for clay as a teen and furthered her study of the practice in Japan and New York. Tamiko continues to develop her technique and style by drawing from nature, culture, the people around her and the places she visits. Her studio, Tamiko Claire Stoneware offers heart-filled, handmade ceramic pieces with clean lines and earthy roots. Each piece is made with intention in every part of the process. Thank you for being part of the journey. Mahalo for visiting, please stay in touch! Say hello: tamikoclairecreative@gmail.com / @tamikoclairestoneware / tumblr
51:18
July 18, 2021
Maluhia Ana Ke Huakaʻi : Photographer and Videographer, Joey Trisolini
Splitting time between Brooklyn, New York and Hilo, Hawai’i- Joey Trisolini grew up in a small town named Ka'a'awa on the east side of Oahu, Hawai'i. An otherwise unknown little town with only 1300 residents, its claim to fame is a short clip in the Hollywood surfing movie Blue Crush, showcasing Ka'a'awa’s tiny elementary school. Joey got into skateboarding at the age of 13 and used disposable cameras to document his friends, dropping each roll off at the local 7-11. Skateboarding and taking photos came hand in hand. After a short stint of documenting life in Italy and New Mexico, he eventually took the plunge and moved to New York to join a friend working at Milk Studios. This became a jumping off point to assist some of the world's leading fashion and advertising photographers for the next 6 years, working on campaigns for Dior, Calvin Klein, Prada and many others. Clients include: Amazon, Kona Brewing Company, H&M, Monocle Magazine, Saturday’s Surf NYC, Noah NYC, Salvage Public, Shopbop, Flux Magazine, Nella Media Group, Koa Skincare, Waialae Sportswear, Vivo, Dosely, Bace, Lafayette 148, UBS Bank, Ladder, Eventbrite, Young Living, Florence Marine X, Channel Islands. CONTACT studio@joeytrisolini.com 1002 Metropolitan Ave Brooklyn, NY 11211. Instagram: @jtrisolini
59:10
July 14, 2021
He'e Nalu : Owner and Creative behind La Bamba NYC, Ann Kim
We first set out to make a better wetsuit for women. We weren’t happy with our options, so we made our own. We questioned things and found joy breaking from convention. When our global realities changed this year, it was an opportunity to take a hard look at ourselves. Were we still proud of what we’d created? Did it still resonate? We knew we wanted to create a business that was a more genuine reflection of our hearts and the times. So in our new vision of the world, we’re here for more dynamism, more raw creativity, and fewer labels. To hell with formulaic. Let’s make what we want and call it what we want. We’re now the products we’re proud to put a price tag on and a brand studio for collaboration and hire. Because breaking the rules is a beautiful thing. La Bamba
51:18
July 14, 2021
Holoholo Talk Story - #SocialMedia
It's a love/hate relationship
42:31
July 11, 2021
Ma ka hana ka 'ike : Full Stack Developer & Artist, Eric Brikland
Full Stack Developer & Artist, Eric Brikland
01:31:27
July 11, 2021
Kaikea: Shark Attack Story- with Musician and Surfer, Aren Souza
Ten years ago, a surfer was attacked by a 12ft tiger shark off the shore of Oahu, Hawaii. One other person was in the water to hear his scream.... On this episode, we dive deep with our sound engineer, Aren, about what it was like to be witness to a major shark attack. Check out the reenactment on the Discovery Channel, Shark Week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmUemrHLefk News Article: http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2008/Sep/10/ln/hawaii809100410.html Music: Human Lion - Couch Surfer - https://humanlion.bandcamp.com/releases Overlord of Sound: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com
46:20
July 5, 2021
Ho'ola: Mindful Psychologist & Reiki Healer, Dr Genevieve Julien
I graduated with Bachelors of Arts in psychology from Hawaii Pacific University, and Masters and Doctorate degree of psychology in 2011 from Alliant International University – Los Angeles. Working in diverse and challenging clinical settings, these experiences has provided me with a strong foundation of wisdom, compassion and deepened empathy to help others. I joined Kaiser Permanente's Chronic Pain Management Team San Jose in 2019, because as a patient member of many years, I wanted to join an entity of reputable quality services as a provider to contribute to serving others. I look forward to helping and guiding your path of optimal healing and wellness. Hobbies and interests I enjoy hiking, participating in anything ocean oriented, practicing yoga, traveling, creatively writing and doing research.
01:07:52
July 5, 2021
What Doing? - Talk Story
Talk story with your titas
52:38
July 2, 2021
Ho'omaika'i: NYC Stylist, Taylor Okata
"As a young boy, Taylor Okata spent hours scouring the latest issues of i-D and Dazed and Confused at Tower Records, idolizing the angst-ridden teens living inside the magazines’ glossy pages. They were the cool kids, dressed iconically in 1990s amalgamations of post-punk band tees and hip-hop-inspired streetwear. “It wasn’t like anything I had seen before in Hawaiʻi,” the stylist says. “It was so foreign, so extravagant, so raw.” To Okata, then just a kid in Kaimukī working summers at his dad’s bento shop, their world was mere fantasy. Never did he imagine that a decade later it would be his reality." Excerpt from Lei Culture Web: taylorokata.com IG: instagram.com/taylorokata
01:24:48
July 2, 2021
Chicken Skin : Ghost Stories Minisode
Spooky stories inspired by Glen Grant's, Obake Files
39:29
July 1, 2021
Po'o: Filmmaker, Spencer Hyde
Spencer grew up on Maui and attended Seabury Hall in Makawao before earning a BFA in Film & Television Production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. After studying abroad in Italy and Australia, Spencer worked in digital advertising for companies like Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures in Los Angeles. Following his heart back to Hawaiʻi, Spencer now works for the Department of Education where he produces videos about public education in Maui County. He is excited about the future of the web-series format and looks forward to telling an authentic story about Hawaiʻi’s vibrant and creative youth culture. Web: dgtlfilm.com IG: @modrentropical
01:13:30
June 26, 2021
Local Faddahs: Father's Day Minisode
Local Faddahs: Father's Day Minisode
43:28
June 17, 2021
Hō'ano: Textile Designer & Owner of Jana Lam Hawaii , Jana Lam
Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jana Lam is an artist and designer that creates lifestyle products and accessories for an endless summer.  Her signature is style is all about color, movement and fun!  Each piece is designed bring you a little piece of love and aloha. JANA LAM the brand was created just months after Jana Lam moved home to Hawaii and became Jana Lam herself.  When she and her dad built a screen-printing table for her to continue following her passion of creating hand-made textiles, she unwittingly launched herself into the fashion and accessories business. Since then the workshop has moved from her parents’ garage in Nuuanu to Jana’s seaside home on Paiko Beach in East Oahu, to now a work/retail shop in the up and coming art and design hub of Kakaako in Honolulu. The scenery may have changed but the dream and the method remain the same: to spread her love of all things color and design by sharing her hand-drawn and hand-printed fabric accessories with Hawaii and the world. There are easier ways to go about running a brand, but Jana, alongside her talented team are passionate about designing, collaborating and creating handmade one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art that are inspired by and celebrate her island home. Janalam.com
01:16:06
June 17, 2021
Local Maddahs : Mother's Day Minisode
Local Maddahs : Mother's Day Minisode
38:14
June 17, 2021
Pā Ana A Ka Lā : Owner of Creative Agency, Aloha Friday , Tahiti Huetter
Tahiti Huetter is a creative consultant and cycling instructor based in Honolulu, Hawaii. With a background in photography and design, Tahiti has built an extensive portfolio working with brands from around the world. Tahiti is the visionary behind Aloha Friday, a multi-disciplinary creative studio specializing in brand development.  Born and raised in the islands, Tahiti has always had a deep love for Hawaii and its raw, natural beauty. After spending several years in New York City developing her talents in media production, Tahiti returned home with skills she acquired from various lifestyle and beauty brands. After a traumatic breakup, Tahiti took up indoor cycling and fitness as a way to empower and heal.  A year later she became a certified cycling instructor, developing classes that are both physically challenging and mentally recharging; all routines are paired with energetic and heart-clearing music.  Encouraging you to always outdo your previous ride, she crafts classes that leave you sweaty, grounded and most of all empowered. Classes are currently on hold.  However! Tahiti is currently developing and finalizing plans to open a studio in the Spring of 2021 in Kailua called Rhythm Society.  Rhythm Society is a candlelit, music-motivated cycling studio dedicated to breath, awareness & collective wellbeing.  Tahiti believes that when the power of mind-body connection is made during movement it can both heal and transform us for the better. Rooted in personal development and creating a deeper connection to self, Tahiti cultivates intentional living through wellness and design. Her interests and pursuits serve as an extension to her life long commitment to healing, developing a deep relationship of self-love, and working on practices to heal and serve the collective planet and its inhabitants. This site serves as a platform to share recipes, musings, travels, thoughts, and creative pursuits.   You can also find her on a monthly reoccurring segment on KHON2’s lifestyle show, Living 808. WEB INSTA
01:18:40
June 11, 2021
Imua: Owner & Stylist at the Foundry Salon, Mahina Ho Boersma
Hui! On this episode Bianca and Virgi sit down with owner of The Foundry Salon in Kailua, Mahina. We take a dive into Mahina's childhood where her interest in hair first started, what life was like after her parents death, and her drive to keep moving forward to pursue her passion. Check out the links below to make an appointment with Mahina or any stylist at the Foundry, and follow her social to see what's happening in the salon. Stay tuned at the end for our NEW genealogy portion of the interview! Mahalo for tuning in every other Sunday!  The Foundry Salon  Web: foundrysalon.com Insta: @foundryco.op @mbhair @heenz  Music: Don Ho, "Tiny Bubbles"            Don Ho, "You'll Never Go Home"  President of Sound Engineering: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com  xx Shoots
01:04:39
June 5, 2021
Ho'omau: Catch up with Bianca
Catch the latest and greatest with our main B
01:02:47
June 5, 2021
Huliau: Catch Up with Virgi
Checking in with Virgi to hear the latest and greatest. @virginiaparesa
58:60
June 5, 2021
Mo'olelo: Writer & Editorial Director at Nella Media Group, Matthew Dekneef
Matthew is the managing editor at Nella Media Group, working with writers and photographers on local, national, and international stories for print and digital. Born and raised on Oʻahu, he graduated from Chapman University in Orange County, California where he later worked in both the editorial and creative departments for entertainment news and trade sites in Los Angeles. He’s served as the deputy editor for Hawaii Magazine, the associate editor for the Honolulu Weekly, and has been a regular contributor to FLUX Hawaii covering arts, design, and culture. @mattdknf
01:13:51
June 3, 2021
Olelo O Ke Aloha: Professional Actor, Keola Simpson
You need to know Keola!  Insta: @keolasimpson
42:55
May 26, 2021
Kōkua : Creative and Designer behind clothing company YIREH, Emily Jaime
Aloha Holoholos! On this episode entitled, Kōkua, Virgi interviews owner and designer of women's clothing brand YIREH, Emily Jaime. Emily flows through her creative process with trust and intuition guiding her, and a strong sense of humanity. Her brand and company is a vehicle for her to do good things in the world, which is one reason why we wanted her on the show. Sit back and enjoy the ride of Emily's journey. Emily Jaime is a mother, wife, and the designer and founder of YIREH. She designs all of the collections from her island home in Hawai’i and started YIREH in her early twenties while living in Bali, Indonesia. Having now traveled to over 20 countries she gathers inspiration from her trips and pours them into her designs for YIREH. However, her heart has always been for humanity, which is why philanthropy is deeply rooted in the brand. Indonesia has become like a second home for designer Emily and her husband. They go back almost every year to check up on production, source new fabrics, and visit all of their friends that have become extended family. YIREH started out as Emily’s outlet to combine her love for creativity and philanthropy and has now become a community of over 30,000 women who care about conscious consumerism, humanity and the planet. Shoots xx Insta: @yireh_ Web: www.shopyireh.com Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com
34:20
May 26, 2021
Kauka O Na Kanaka: Emergency Medical Physician and Writer for Vice, Darragh O'Carroll, MD
Dia dhuit & Aloha Friends! On this episode we sat down with Emergency Medical Physician, Darragh O'Carroll. Hear about Darragh's journey growing up in Hawaii, practicing medicine for the first time in Los Angeles, and writing as his creative outlet for Vice Magazine. Thanks for tuning in! xx Insta: @dardager Read his article in Vice Magazine : https://tonic.vice.com/en_us/contributor/darragh-ocarroll Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought you by Flux Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaii, showcasing the vibrant arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up it's newest issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~
52:01
May 22, 2021
U'i : Owner of 'Awa + 'Olena, previously A.Wattz Jewelry, Amanda Watkins
Aloha Everybody! Thanks for tuning in! On this episode we are interviewing, Amanda Watkins. Amanda is a New Jersey native who moved to Hawaii on NYE of 1999, and never looked back. Amanda is a Honolulu based jewelry designer who's work represents the vibrant, fun lifestyle of an island girl, and can be layered for that quintessential summer vacay vibe. Check out her story and what inspires her to keep going! **Update: since this interview Amanda has decided to open up a shop called 'Awa + 'Olena where she sells island inspired natural beauty and wellness products. Shoots xx Insta:@awa_and_olena Web: awaandolena.com Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought you by Flux Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaii, showcasing the vibrant arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up it's newest issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~
54:36
May 22, 2021
Alaka'i : Director of Design and Marketing for Sig Zane Designs, Kuhao Zane
What's up Everybody! Getting rootzy today with Big Island native, Kuhao Zane. Kuhao does graphic design and marketing for his family's brand, Sig Zane designs. Tune in to hear about Kuhao's life growing up in Hilo and his dedication to his hula practice, which centers him and gives him a well of inspiration for design. Visit their new shop, Sig on Smith! Insta: @kuhao @sigzanedesigns @sigonsmith Web: sigzanedesigns.com Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought you by Flux Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaii, showcasing the vibrant arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up it's Migration-themed issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~
53:41
May 22, 2021
E Mele Mai: Lead Singer in FIDLAR, Zac Carper
Mele Kalikimaka Y'alls! Super stoked to interview good friend and North Shore native, Zac Carper. Zac is the lead singer of a band called FIDLAR, Fuck It Dog Life's A Risk. He grew up on Oahu and is the son of famed surfboard shaper, John Carper. On this episode entitled, "E Mele Mai", Bianca talks to Zac about what it was like growing up in Waialua, overcoming drug addiction, and now being a professional musician. Insta: @fidlar Web: fidlarmusic.com Shoots xx Sound Wizard: Aren Souza, @arensouza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com
54:54
May 16, 2021
Kama'aina: Mother, Surfer, and Partner at the NYC Digital Branding agency, The 88 - Alee Thompson
What's up Party People! Welcome back to your favorite local podcast. Today we're interviewing, Alee Thompson. Alee is a Sunset Beach native who grew up surfing the north shore and moved to the east coast to pursue her creative dreams. Alee is a Partner at the New York digital branding agency, The 88. Her gentle soul and laid back vibes were a refreshing tone in the fast paced New York city environment. Tune in to hear about Alee's story as she takes us from Kahuku High School to New York city. Shoots xx Sound Wizard: Aren Souza, @arensouza
52:22
May 16, 2021
Haumana : Co-Founder of GUTS NYC, Dustin Koda
Howzit! Meet Aiea local, Dustin Koda. Dustin Koda is a designer based in Hawai’i and New York and co-founder of the queer media company GUTS NYC. He works in print, web, presentation, and most recently, UI/UX design. He served as Art Director at The Architect’s Newspaper for 11 years while concurrently doing freelance work for agencies like Aquent and Anex88. He has spoken in depth on podcasts and at conferences on the topic of design and art direction. Most recently he completed Y-Combinator’s influential Start-up School as the co-founder of GUTS NYC. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in Graphic Design. He finds it paramount to live with vitality, curiosity, and a sense that the world is a great source of wonder. Insta: @dust_blaze Web: dkoda.com Shoots xx Sound Wizard: Aren Souza, @arensouza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com
01:48:22
May 16, 2021
Ke Aloha : Owner + Designer of Matt Bruening Label, Stylist, And Photo Lover, Matt Bruening
Happy Halloween! Today we are dropping some Obake Files Pro tips for the spooky season and interviewing our friend Matt! Designer, stylist, and photo lover Matt Bruening spent the afternoon with us talking story and giving us the lowdown on travel inspiration, how to stay driven, and the secret to success. Click to hear more from MB! Tune in to hear more! Insta: @mattbrueninglabel | @mattbruening Web: www.mattbruening.com Shoots xx Sonic Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com
01:21:18
May 9, 2021
Mea Nana E Holo : Owner of APB Skate Shop, Chad Hiyakumoto
Chad Hiyakumoto (owner of APB skate shop and the godfather of Hawaii skateboarding) sat down with us to chat about skateboarding, the creation of APB, and how his entrepreneurial streak has still been going since childhood. Insta: @apbskateshop Web: www.downwithapb.com Shoots x Sound Wizard: Aren Souza, @arensouza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com Shop APB
01:01:12
May 9, 2021
Makuahine : Creative Director, Design Professor, Musician and Mother, Ara Laylo
ARA LAYLO,  allthatmattershnl.com CREATIVE DIRECTOR at Flux Magazine, ARA LAYLO With eighteen years of experience promoting and curating design, music, and art in Hawai‘i, Ara brings a deft style as the creative director of Nella Media Group. Between deadlines, she periodically serves as a design and typography lecturer at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and can often be found volunteering for local non-profit groups who support Hawai‘i’s arts and culture community. @aralaylo
01:21:28
May 9, 2021
Hawhe Kaihe : Film Director, Documentarian, and Archivist, Heperi Mita
Interview with director, Heperi Mita of Merata: How Mum Decolonized the Screen  Kia Ora! On this episode of Holoholo, we sat down with documentarian and archivist Heperi Mita, son of the late prolific Maori filmmaker and activist, Merata Mita. Hear more about Heperi's quest to tell his mother's story and more! Thanks for tuning in! Shoots xx Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought you by Flux Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaii, showcasing the vibrant arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up it's Migration-themed issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~
45:53
May 5, 2021
Kamahele : Condé Nast Traveler Design Director, Caleb Bennett
Caleb Bennett is a graphic designer with a passion for storytelling and genuine connection.  He most recently held the title of Design Director for Condé Nast Traveler and previously the same title for WIRED. Bennett also held art director positions at The New York Times Magazine and Texas Monthly. He hails from Del Rio, Texas, and studied Communication Design at Texas Tech University. He was named one of Print magazine's “20 Under 30 New Visual Artists” and also selected as an Art Directors Club Young Gun in 2012. His work has been awarded and recognized by various organizations such as the Art Directors Club including a gold for cover design, the Type Directors Club, as well as The Society of Publication Designers (SPD) and the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME). Bennett led a redesign effort for Condé Nast Traveler in 2016 that went on to win gold at SPD’s annual competition. While at The New York Times Magazine, Bennett was a part of the 2011 redesign team and also a member of the Design Team of the Year for 2010 and 2011, as selected by the Art Directors Club. He has lectured at the HOW Design Conference and judged various competitions including the ADC Young Guns, SPD, and the Society of Illustrators. He also served as the Southwest Region judge for Print Magazine's 2014 Regional Design Annual and co-chaired SPD’s 52nd annual competition and gala in 2017.
45:48
May 5, 2021
Hele: No. 808 Shop Owner + Stylist, Cappy Tseu
Interview with Cappy Tseu of No. 808 shop in Haleiwa, HI. Number 808 was founded in 2015 by North Shore native Cappy Tseu and John Esguerra. The space reflects a love of old and new school Hawaii influenced items, a love for surf culture and products inspired by their travels. Number 808 carries an eclectic mix of hard to find labels for both men and woman along with interesting vintage pieces. The store itself evokes their own personal living space with cabinets filled with books and vintage objects and places to sit and relax while perusing hard to find treasures. We hope you’ll come by and say aloha! On instagram @no.808 Everyday 11-4 66-165 Kamehameha Highway  Haleiwa, Hi 96712      808 312 1579
39:34
May 5, 2021
Lokahi : NY Fashion Week Make Up + Hair Artist, Risa Hoshino
Risa Hoshino is an international makeup artist and hair stylist. Her work appears in fashion and beauty editorials, advertisements, films, TV, commercials, weddings, special events, and fashion shows. She travels and works in various cities such as Tokyo, NYC, L.A., Honolulu, Paris, Milan, London, and more. She stays on top of the latest trends by working in New York, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks along side with top designers. With her experience worldwide, she has a wide range and a keen understanding of makeup and hair artistry to best suit her clientele. ファッション雑誌、映画、パリコレ、ウェディング、ビューティー、スチールのヘアメイクをハワイ、日本、ニューヨーク、パリ、ミラノなど世界中様々な仕事をバックグラウンドに持っているインターナショナル・ヘアメイク・ RISA。
01:15:39
May 1, 2021
Keiki Hanau O Ka 'Aina : Photographer, Melanie Tjoeng
Melanie is an avid traveller and storyteller. Born in Queensland’s capital city of Brisbane, she spent most of her early years playing in the tepid waters and dense jungles of Papua New Guinea’s Sepik coastal town of Wewak. She has been traversing the globe since she was born and has lived in Hawaii, Mexico, Denmark, Australia and Papua New Guinea. As a learned Anthropologist, her passion for storytelling came naturally and when she discovered her love for the captured image, photography seemed like the perfect calling. Starting out as a documentary photographer and photojournalist, in 2009 she diverged into fashion photography and has never looked back. Her passions include Hawaii, traveling, writing, running and making art. MELANIE LIVES BETWEEN LA - HAWAII AND LONDON INSTAGRAM @MELTJOENG
32:47
May 1, 2021
Ki'i : Forbes 30 Under 30 - Street Artist - HULA, Sean Yoro
Self-taught artist Sean Yoro, broke into the street art world in 2015, when the release of his unique water murals became widely publicized. Growing up on the east side of Oahu Sean spent most of his time surfing, until his late teens when he discovered his passion for art. Working under the alias ‘Hula’ he moved to New York to pursue his career. Influenced by his love of the ocean, Hula took to the water to create semi-submerged murals, while balancing on his stand up paddle board. Website: byhula.com IG: @the_hula
35:46
May 1, 2021
E Komo Mai : Part 2 - Designer and Holoholo Host, Virgi
Aloha! Welcome back to the Holoholo show! On this episode Bianca will be interviewing co-host, Virginia Paresa. Virgi is a clothing designer based in Hawaii and the co-host of this podcast. Learn more about her life and what motivates her to keep pursuing her dreams. Stay connected with us on Instagram: @holoholo Insta: @virginiaparesa Web: www.virginiaparesa.com Shoots xx Sound Wizard: Aren Souza, Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought to you by FLUX Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaiʻi, showcasing the vibrants arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up its Migration-themed issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~
42:57
May 1, 2021
E Komo Mai - Part 1 : UX Designer and Holoholo host, Bianca
Hui! Welcome to the Holoholo Podcast! On this episode we will be interviewing one of our hosts, Bianca Nicole. Bianca hails from the island of Oahu and currently resides in New York City where she is pursuing her dreams. Join us to hear more about her life growing up on these tiny islands and what motivates her to pursue her dreams in NYC. Shoots xx Stay connected with us on Instagram: @theholoholo Sound Wizard: Aren Souza Contact: helloholoholo@gmail.com ~Holoholo is brought to you by FLUX Hawaii, a quarterly lifestyle magazine that reorients how people think about Hawaiʻi, showcasing the vibrants arts, culture, and community that can be found in the isles. Pick up its Migration-themed issue on newsstands now. Find it online at fluxhawaii.com~ 
53:23
July 17, 2016