Wekfest Hawaii 2013

For its third year, Weksos Industries escapes the mainland to see what Hawaii has to offer.  This year Weksos raised the bar by inviting judges who specialized in each award categories; in proper fashion, the Aloha State upped the ante and came out hard with the best imports, domestics, and classics. For those that missed…

Pow Wow Hawaii 2013

While it only took me a little over a week to finish these photos…the art, the memories, and the friendships of Pow Wow Hawaii 2013 will remain.  In its fourth year of great success and increased participants, the Pow Wow family plans to share this years experience with the world through the production of a…

New Night “Job”

So I started a new night “job” recently. After long days and sometimes weekend workdays, I have to find the energy to go to concerts and other events and take photos for BAMP Project.  Work, then another installment of the Electric Palms Music Festival with Topher Jones, Manufactured Superstars and Above & Beyond; work again,…

Hellaflush Approved: Lance Harano’s Toyota AE86

To kick of my Hellaflush Approved posts, I have the pleasure feature Lance Harano’s Toyota AE86 gracing Hawaii’s roads on SSR XR-4s.   It epitomizes Hellaflush not only with the SSR XR-4s 175/50/15 wrapped 9″ wide fronts and 195/50/15 wrapped 10″ wide rears, but also with the overall craftsmanship.  With attention to detail and accolades to…

Winter Mode

After over a year of living the HI life, Socal in the winter was rather cold…that didn’t stop me from having a great time!In addition to quality family time, I also spent some time with some good friends.  R.K. Smith from Hot VWs Magazine invited me to their headquarters, which was home to countless gems…

2012 – Year of Opportunity

The end is near, so this is my last post…either end of the world or end of the year.  But regardless of whichever comes first, it’s a good time for reflection on the past year.  My past year can be characterized by one word – opportunity. First and foremost, I am truly thankful for the…

MIA in Korea

So I’ve been MIA for about a month due to a “work” trip to Korea.  This year, I made sure to bring my camera. I visited the Namsan Tower in Seoul, which also has a restaurant atop with a view awesome enough to rival the food.Although the Seoul Fashion Week registration committee did not honor…

Pow Wow Hawaii 2012 Videos

A few months ago, I posted about Pow Wow Hawaii 2012…here’s the official three part video series as documented by Michael Inouye.  And a summary from the Pow Wow Hawaii site “As the unifying collective behind POW WOW Hawai’i gear up for its fourth showing in early 2013, Director Michael Inouye presents a video compilation…