If you are a hula dancer you know who Kim Taylor Reece is. The renowned photographer is one of the first to capture the movement of hula kahiko. Talk story host McKenna Maduli was invited to visit the artist at his North Shore gallery for a very special photo shoot.
With his smooth vocals and deeply personal mele, solo artist Josh Tatofi continues to make waves with his music. He has been called the "Polynesian Luther Vandross" by Hawaiian Music Live and was named Male Vocalist of the Year at the 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
McKenna grabs some treats from Jamba and invites some friends over for a vision board party. McKenna says that vision boarding is “Something I have practiced for a very long time, thoroughly enjoy doing, and helps me positively visualize my life and how to remind myself to live it with purpose.
In Hawaii, you never go to a pāʻina empty handed. So, host McKenna Maduli challenges Josh Tatofi to a shopping game at Nom Nom. With one minute on the clock, they race to see who can get the best party favors.
McKenna wala’au’s with Hawaii News Now Sunrise Reporter Lacy Deniz about her special day. Lacy got married earlier this year at her hometown in Kona on the Big Island. McKenna says she was so honored to be invited to the wedding and it was one of her favorite weddings ever!
McKenna meets up with the Delima family, also known as Kapena. Kelly Boy, Lilo, Kalenaku, and Kapena Talk Story and sing with McKenna. She says, “ I talk a lot about legacy on Talk Story, and you guys are living it, and now Kapena you have two amazing young children that you’re just throwing in th