Tag Archives: Hawaii

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Gladys and the Waipi’o Valley

The other morning, I was supposed to meet a cultural expert to take me down into the Waipi’o sacred valley to film children learning how to harvest taro. Excited by the prospect, I arrived at […]

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Love, Joy and Thanks

Today, all around the United States, family, friends and loved ones are gathering together to share a meal and to give thanks. It is a time of recognition and appreciation. Traveling in Hawaii and unable […]

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The Culture of Hawaii

Now that I’ve been on the Big Island for the first two weeks, I realize that the culture of Hawaii encompasses many things. Initially, I thought that to be Hawaiian, meant to have been born […]

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Dance With Your Heart

Pilialoha Christiansen was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. One of six children, Christiansen had to rise at 4:00am to help her parents prepare meals for the family. Christiansen had a difficult life and says […]

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