Malia in Black & White: Part 1

There's something about lazy days like these . . . Getting creative with our days when the surf is blown out, we've had our coffee, no work to do . . . photo adventures are always a good day.

It was great to have our friend Matt Bruening ( spending the weekend on the North Shore and recruiting him to style with whatever we could find in our closets at the moment.

This is part 1 of 4 . . . X

One Piece suit from Farron (

Posted on November 4, 2016 and filed under FASHION, MODELS, PHOTOGRAPHY.

iPhone Diaries: October 2016

As pivotal as October was for me professionally, emotionally, physically, it was also equally effortless. I attribute this ease to the balance of life ... slowly but surely learning to accept the good with the bad, relinquish control, enjoy the mundane, and find beauty wherever I go.

Breathe in peace, exhale anxiety . . . everything is just a gift. All of which I'm undeserving . . .


Posted on October 25, 2016 and filed under WORDS, PHOTOGRAPHY, OCEAN, LIFESTYLE, SURF.


Sometimes you have to make your own magic . . .
I've been making photographs with Mahina for about 7 years now, watching her grow into this amazing woman that I'm so proud to call my friend -- and one of the things I love about her is her willingness to keep creating, no matter how stale life can get, or worn out ideas can be. She's stunning, yes, but she's also got the biggest heart, and that's what makes her so gorgeous in my eyes :)


Posted on August 22, 2016 and filed under MODELS, PHOTOGRAPHY.

Herewith Magazine

I'm so honored to have been featured alongside other women I work with and share this beautiful Hawai'i with in the first issue of Herewith Magazine

If you haven't already heard about this brand new mag, I hope that you'll pick up an issue online today ... the quality is gorgeous, huge images of art/fashion/surf/travel --- all of the things we can't get enough of in the days of wanderlust + internet envy ... 

Give them a follow on IG as well, if you're into beautifully curated feeds, of course: @herewithmagazine X

Check out my online profile here:
And be sure to pick up an issue for the full story on myself and these radical ladies: @haakeaulana @ambermozo + @ladyslider

Photos: Daniel Russo
Beauty: Jasmine Mullins
Haku: Meleana

Posted on August 15, 2016 and filed under LIFESTYLE, FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY, OCEAN, SURF, TRAVEL.