This one-hour special features some of the most influential surfers of Hawaii sharing personal stories of how they were inspired by the father of surfing: Duke Kahanamoku. Paul Strauch, Ann Yoshida, Billy Kemper, Kelia Moniz, and Keone Downing share never-heard-before original stories about Duke himself and their own surfing journeys.
In a celebration of local businesses, the annual Mana Up Showcase is back highlighting untold stories of Hawaii’s makers and artisans in a travel-show style format. Headline features include a live performance by award-winning singer and songwriter, Paula Fuga and comedian host Tumua Tuinei. Mana Up is partnering again with Haku Collective to provide a platform for young, rising artists to showcase their musical talents. The show includes live shopping of local deals & discounts perfect for your holiday gifting!
Mike “Holy Fire” Lee, Popular Break Dancer, inspires us with his love of dance and his faith. Riley Regan, Organizer of the Kupuna Spelling Bee, and his mother Lynn Araki-Regan share their work in the community raising awareness for Alzheimer’s. Colleen McAluney, Director of the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership, inspires us with her work helping women in business.
After a three-year hiatus, Goodwill Goes GLAM! presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation returned in-person to the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Host McKenna Maduli will bring you all of the highlights, including the glamorous fashion, incredible people and stories behind the event to inspire you and your closet.