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115_Colette Higgins

7/14/2019
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Colette is the Dean of Academic Affairs at Windward Community College, and she was a professsor of Hawaiian history at KCC for nearly 20 years. We talk about her experiences as an administrator and her research on Queen Kapiolani.

Duration:01:49:58

114_Book of Nolan Pt 1

7/7/2019
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Nolan’s mom started a journal when he was born, which we’ve been calling The Book of Nolan. In this episode, he reads excerpts from his first year of life and her first year as a mom 🙂

Duration:00:32:36

113_Nick Rolovich

6/30/2019
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Coach Rolo is head coach for the UH Warriors! We talk about player codenames, his career as a player and how getting benched affected him, what it’s like to be a head coach, mentoring and motivating kids, and we get deep into pizza. It’s awesome.

Duration:02:00:40

112_Steph Sanchez Pt2

6/23/2019
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Steph (Ep 3) is back! We talk about getting back into performing and reprising her role as Isabel MacGregor in “The Princess and the Iso Peanut”, how that led to her becoming a coach at Egan’s Bootcamp, and her health coach aspirations.

Duration:01:35:26

111_Jessie Domingo

6/16/2019
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Jessie could be Nolan’s twin. We talk about all the things they both love: NBA, hip hop, professional wrestling and sandwiches. Something happened during the interview that messed with Nolan’s head, stay tuned for What’s Poppin’ at the end for all that…

Duration:01:33:54

110_Saxon Sawai

6/9/2019
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Saxon is an actor and entrepreneur. We talk about bombing his first audition, shooting a Chinese action movie in Mexico, doing his mission in Japan, bringing kendama to the mass market in Hawaii, and he and Nolan share their experiences with anxiety.

Duration:01:39:15

109_Chris Lee

6/2/2019
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Chris was head of Columbia/TriStar and is the founder of UH’s Academy for Creative Media. We talk about his journey from making Super 8 movies with homemade explosions to surviving on free sauerkraut, to working on Jerry Maguire and his vision for Hawaii.

Duration:01:29:01

108_Annie & Curtis Kamiya

5/26/2019
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This is our favorite relationship talk ever. We get into rage naps, what to do when your partner is upset, and they share an amazing story about an epic fight on their around-the-world trip. Check out Annie & Curtis at Mango Season Music & Weddings! Mango Season Music Mango Season Weddings iTunes Spotify

Duration:02:49:08

#107: Thomas Yamaoka

5/19/2019
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Thomas is an artist. We talk about art school and he gives us a cool behind-the-scenes look at working on animated shows like Ben 10 and a new version of TMNT. Jamie messed up and deleted the beginning of the close where we thank Thomas, sorry Thomas! 🙁

Duration:01:51:20

106_Crystal Montrone

5/12/2019
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Crystal is a realtor and dance instructor, and former Miss Hawaii 2013. We talk about her pageant experience including being Miss Chinatown, working for Pepsi, meeting her husband on a blind date, and teaching dance in the age of Fortnite. Crystal’s Locations Hawaii site Prisma Dance

Duration:01:51:50

105_ Kathryn Ver Brugge

5/5/2019
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Kathryn is an Elite Cuddle Professional! We learn all about that and it’s fascinating! Other topics: growing up in New Mexico, hot air balloons, graduating with her mom, and our checkered cuddle past. At the end we debut a new section, What’s Poppin` 🙂 Email Kathryn at cuddleinparadise @ gmail.com and follow her on Instagram!

Duration:01:38:39

104_Walter Kinoshita

4/28/2019
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You’ll never guess how many DVDs Walter owns. We also talk about working at Blockbuster, aliens, marriage, laundry rules, Disney princes and princesses, and his take on Disney movies. Also, Nolan has never seen a Demi Moore movie. What???

Duration:01:44:30

103_Rachel Clark

4/21/2019
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Rachel is our business coach! We talk about how she helps business owners, how she became an entrepreneur, the E-Myth closet, her secret trip to Texas (sorry Rachel’s mom!), and her big upcoming race (Run, Rachel, Run!). Check out Rachel’s business coaching site – http://synergybusinesscoaching.com/

Duration:01:18:39

102_Kurt Stevens

4/14/2019
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Kurt is a photographer, and he was one of the photographers at our wedding “reception” (some of his pics below). We talk about how he ended up moving to Hawaii from Colorado, getting into photography and how he manages to take such amazing candid shots. Follow Kurt on IG – https://www.instagram.com/kurtstevensphotography/ Some of Kurt’s pics […]

Duration:00:42:05

101_Kristine Uyeno

4/7/2019
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Kristine is an anchor on KHON’s morning shows. We talk about her recent engagement, being a news reporter on the mainland, working the morning shift, and she asks us for advice on marriage (we’ve only been married for 1 year so not sure if it’s useful).

Duration:01:27:42

100_Jamie Hong Pt2

3/31/2019
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Our 2 awesome guest hosts, Kevin (Ep24) and Kyle (Ep1), came back for Ep 100! We talk briefly about aftermath of Jamie’s other episode, then get into the rest of her story – from the Bear Club to her many jobs. They also make her try lots of new snacks.

Duration:02:24:33

099_Will Yeh

3/24/2019
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This episode is SO FUN! Will shares how is family went from Taiwan to the US, his experience with bullying, going from Buddhism to becoming a Christian pre-pastor, and how the Ellen DeGeneres Show helped him come out to his family.

Duration:01:17:41

098_Cathy Tanaka & Kehau Ramirez

3/17/2019
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It’s a K5 Comedy Block reunion! (missing Elroy Ruiz) Cathy is now a standup comedian and Kehau does improv comedy. We talk about the differences between standup and improv, learning from Andy Bumatai, comedy in Hawaii and going after goals.

Duration:01:33:53

#097: Eileen Abe

3/10/2019
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Eileen is an animal communicator. We talk about how she learned to communicate with animals, what our pets want us to know, how animal communicators help our pets with things like moving, classes she offers, AND we find the solution to Nolan’s bird issue! Eileen’s website Email Eileen at eileen@animalcommunicatorshawaii.com or call (808) 551-7271 and leave a message

Duration:01:08:26

096_Sara & Jordan Savusa

3/3/2019
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Jordan and Sara are performers. We talk about their experiences working in sketch comedy and theater in Chicago, the comedy audition process, always being ready to do your 5 minutes, and making the decision to live on the mainland to follow their dreams. Follow Sara on twitter and instagram Follow Jordan on instagram Watch Sara […]

Duration:01:32:56