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
Talk Story host McKenna Maduli meets up with Natalie Ai Kamauu at her favorite nail salon, City Nails. For Natalie, her hulali style all starts with her nails. She tells McKenna, “It really is all about reflecting the light and making others sparkle around you.
Makenna Maduli is very talented at decorating inside the hale, but she is turning to her gal pal and stylist Holly Tomita for help outside. The pair meet up at Holly’s neighborhood City Mill in Kaneohe.
Local filmmaker Alika Maikau sits down to Talk Story with host McKenna Maduli. She asks him, “First of all where are you from?” Maikau grew up in Kaneohe, “Born and raised. I went to Castle and everything.
McKenna meets up with L&L CEO Elisia Flores at their location in the First Insurance Center on the corner of Beretania St and Ward Ave. This location is unique because it is a cafeteria. Here you can find some specialty items that you can’t get at any other L&L.
Host McKenna Maduli and Grammy Nominee Josh Tatofi go head to head to see who can guess the mystery snack at Nom Nom, Hele’s trusty snack shop. We can see them, but they can’t see us. If they could, they would see lots of laughter.
McKenna and Anuhea recap special moments from Anuhea’s wedding day. SCRIPT: Anuhea gives a shout out to all the Hawaii brides- to-be when McKenna asks her to share take away wisdom from her wedding day.
In this special edition of Talk Story: 100 Years of Song Contest we take a look at the history, elements and mo’olelo of the Kamehameha Schools tradition. This annual event continues to elevate the true fabric of Hawai’i through its haumana, alumni and Pauahi’s legacy.
You can hear the wedding bells ringing as McKenna meets Anuhea for her final wedding dress fitting at Casablanca Bridal & Formals. The first look at the blushing bridge brings tears, chicken skin, and all the feels!
McKenna and Grammy nominated musician Josh Tatofi surprise unsuspecting customers with a chance to win a gas card if they can finish the words to various Kapena songs. Watch locals test their music knowledge as they are challenged to sing the lyrics of some of Kapena’s greatest hits.
McKenna Maduli flies to Oakland, CA to pay a visit to her Kumu Hula Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu. A legend in his own right, Mark Kealiʻi Hoʻomalu greets McKenna with a big hug, then playfully telling her she’s cut and closing the door.
McKenna Maduli talks story with Kuhio Lewis, the CEO of the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement. They are talking about the 2020 Census, a subject they’re both very passionate about. Kuhio tells us, “Every ten years, the United States does a massive survey to determine how many people live...
Hawaiian up-and-coming powerhouse singer Jasmin Nicole joined McKenna Maduli for a little ka’aroke in the Talk Story Honda. She tells McKenna, “I started singing when I was 6. I started actually (with) karaoke.
Talk Story host McKenna Maduli has three requirements when it comes to shopping: 1) Convenience, 2) Selection, and 3) “That good old neighborhood feel.” McKenna takes us with her on a trip to Longs, her favorite one-stop shop.
Local girl Ana Vee has only been singing professionally for a little over a year but she's already making a name for herself. Her hit "Hawai`i" shot up the radio charts and the Shazam App thanks to a little shout-out on Instagram from pop icon Janet Jackson.
Street artists were back in Kaka`ako for the 10th annual POW! WOW! Hawaii and two artists are spotlighting wahine in their mural on the wall at Fisher Hawaii. Artists Kate Wadsworth and Shar Tuiasoa both hail from Kailua and collaborated on their design.
Kalena DeLima from Kapena and her musical ʻohana joined Talk Story Host McKenna Maduli for a little karaoke on the move. The group's harmonic vocals filled the streets as they drove through Honolulu while the young musician explained how she was invited to participate an epic music video for the 202
The dating game can be hard and whether you want to wine and dine her or work on your pick-up-line, Local Maddahs has some advice. She joins Talk Story Host McKenna Maduli to share some dating tips with customers at the Hele Gas station in Haleiwa.
Former model and photographer Hudson Taylor and his wife Serena are running Hawaii's top modeling agency Renew Artist Hawaii. The business, now in its second year, has nearly 200 models and the young couple are sharing their talented finds on an international stage.
Backyard barbeques have been a weekly occurrence in the Maduli ohana since McKenna was a child. As experts in the art of grilling, Talk Story host McKenna Maduli invited her family to experience the Traeger grill.
Grammy-nominated artist Tenelle is a rising star in the music industry. The singer, songwriter comes home every couple of months to see her family and is currently working on her next album in Los Angeles.