Category Archives: Live Aloha

Sailing in Ancient Canoes

Last week, I got to see the arrivial of Te Mana o Te Moana, The Spirit of The Sea, at Spanish Landing. These vaka (canoes) left New Zealand in April and have been sailing across the Pacific “to strengthen our … Continue reading

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Recovering from a great event

May 1st finally arrived and with it the first annual Ikuna Koa Keiki Klassic Regatta and Ho’olaule’a. My Aloha Designs booth did well, I even managed to make some money! Ka Lei Aloha O Hula had a great performance, including … Continue reading

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Busy as a bee in Spring

Life has been pretty busy…hula, paddling, work, sewing, repeat. Ikuna Koa is hosting the Ikuna Koa Keiki Klassic Regatta on May 1st. I’ve got three parts to play for this event 1) hula dancer – my halau Ka Lei Aloha … Continue reading

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This one time, at Hula Camp…

This past weekend was the second annual Kūlia i ka Pūnāwai Hula Retreat…also known as Hula Camp. Four of us, plus Kumu Anne, went up this year. Erin, Deirdre and I were able to take off early from work and … Continue reading

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Award-winning SUPper

I medaled in my first ever SUP race! If you can count a plastic champagne glass (with a heart) as a medal, and if you can consider it a race even though I was the only racer. Kai Elua (another … Continue reading

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Isn’t she lovely?

She finally arrived! I’ve named her Poni (poni is purple in Hawaiian, plus now I can say I’m going to ride my Poni). I got a call from Uncle John (of Trueline Custom Surfboards) on Thursday night letting me know … Continue reading

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CatchSUP

This picture is from mid-December, the last time I saw my SUP. Shortly after this, Uncle John came down with pneumonia and had to take a break from, well, everything. He’s doing much better now and amongst the busy holidays … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Birthday!

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Refugio, Ocean SUP, Relaxation

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