11 Sep 2015

VW CLUB of HAWAII Shaka Weekend 2015

VW Club of Hawaii held their 15th annual Shaka Weekend.    Along with the very well built Cars it was also Can Food Drive for Hawaii Food Bank. The event started off on Friday with a Cruise Night at Rainbow Drive-in, Saturday a car show at Ala Moana Beach Park

23 Nov 2014

Slammed Aloha Sundays

MAHALO to everyone who came out to support our Slammed Aloha Sunday events and especially those who donated to the Toy Drive too!  Don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information on upcoming ones!    

30 Jun 2014

Aloha Slammed Sundays

Following the popularity at Illest Orange County, last night was the inaugural Slammed Sundays event at Illest Hawaii!  MAHALO to everyone who came out to support!  Look forward to these monthly events on every second Sunday of the month but don’t forget to follow @illest on Instagram for updated information

04 May 2014

Island Hopping

We had never planned to go island hopping…but last week’s seven day boat ride, two rental car flat tires on two different islands, and the best display of local hospitality ever, we turned this opportune deal into an adventure of a lifetime!  But first off, HUGE MAHALOS to our friends

03 Apr 2014

Hot Import Nights Hawaii 2014

Years will come and go, but Hot Import Nights still continues to remain a household name in the show circuit!  This past weekend, they kicked off their season with a visit to paradise.  Unfortunately, I was only able to stop by for a quick second but it’s clear that Hawaii

31 Mar 2014

Volcom Stone presents True to This

If you missed the premieres, you don’t want to miss this!  For 24 hours only (ends 10 AM PST April 1, 2014), watch Volcom Stone presents “True to This” a full length feature film at http://www.volcom.com/truetothis. P.S. the floating half-pipe seen below and at the end of the film is

03 Mar 2014

Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 The Process

If you haven’t seen my previous two posts on Pow Wow Hawaii 2014, check them out here – 1. Opening Reception and 2. Highlights.  The third and final installment is this post, dedicated to the Process.  Once the week of Pow Wow comes to an end, the walls remain for

27 Feb 2014

Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 Highlights

For the past few weeks, I’ve been spending any of my free time working on photos from Pow Wow Hawaii 2014 where the initial set of over 1,000 photos has now become around 250 final post processed products.  So to most effectively share this experience, I have split up what

06 Feb 2014

Illest Hawaii – Build Out to Opening Weekend

Illest Hawaii – “it was all a dream…” but the dream is now reality!  I remember when Mark first told me about it and we threw some ideas back and forth.  Once the location was locked down, he asked me if I knew anyone who could build furniture for the