Kamaka Brown (with Kuemi the Wonder Dog)
is a multi-talented writer, motivational speaker, comic, producer, writer, actor and master of ceremonies.
Kamaka will be touring California, Oregon and Washington with Hawaiian comic legend Andy Bumatai during the summer of 2018. Details on the tour with updates here: http://www.andybumatai.com
Kamaka has appeared on TV in Hawaii with “Hot Hawaiian Nights Showcase”, “NightTime” with Andy Bumatai, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Hawaiian Waikiki Beach Hotel, Boomer’s Night Club, Bo Irvine’s Comedy Club, Sharky’s Comedy Club, Mark’s Garage Comedy and Brew Moon. He is a repeat guest on Hawaii’s top rated radio show the “Perry and Price Show”.
He has opened for the Temptations, Chuck Berry and B.B. King during their Hawaii performances. Kamaka has had the pleasure of also opening for legendary Hawaiian entertainers: Makaha Sons, Cyril Pahinui, Dennis Pavao, Hookena, Henry Kapono, Cecilio Rodrigues, Willy K, Hapa in concert. He opened for Hawaii’s godfather of Polynesian hip hop Fiji in Las Vegas, jazz fusion group Hiroshima, Hawaii’s Sudden Rush, reggae group Big Mountain and more.
Now a California resident, Brown has performed at Pasadena’s Ice House, North Hollywood’s Ha Ha Café, Hollywood’s Comedy Store, corporate and private events in Southern California, Washington and Oregon. He performed at the Tropicana, Fremont, Greek Isles Casino and California Hotels in Las Vegas. Kamaka performed at the Chinook Winds Casino and Resort recently as well.
Kamaka’s DVD of original Hawaiian Pidgin English stories captured LIVE and his latest CD “Tales From the Hanabuddah Days” can be found at www.kamakabrown.com Kamaka hosts the “SIN KREW RADIO SHOW” with the SIN KREW OHANA daily.
Kuemi the Wonder Dog
Kuemi the Wonder Dog is the Official Mascot of the Sandwich Islands Network SIN Krew Radio Show – streaming Island Music 24/7.
She loves baby carrots and to dress up. Truth be told – we know Kuemi is a diva and we are mere subjects in her kingdom!
“Somebody fetch me a carrot before I take another nap!”
is our Facebook administrator keeping our listeners informed on programs and shows featured during the week. His Saint Louis High School roots are often conversation fodder for the rest of the Krew who are products of Hawai’i’s public school system.
Clinton’s passion for food is also featured each week on our “SIN KREW RADIO SHOW”. He never fails to surprise us with a culinary treat, always with a local flair. He shares cooking tips and recipes from his own secret stash. He’s the Sandwich Islands Network chef !!
Don’t miss Clinton’s “Kau Kau Memories” posted weekly on our Sandwich Islands Facebook page. www.facebook.com/SandwichIlander
writer for www.examiner.com , provides us with reports and commentary on the Polynesian community in Southern California and beyond. He is also a musician performing at various events in Southern California.
Dan graduated from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu with a major in English. Writing and reading has always been a lifelong passion for him.
You can hear Dan on the “SIN KREW RADIO SHOW” with interesting interviews and commentary. Don’t forget Dan’s a local boy too…so expect some great local humor along the way.
Marie has been a dedicated civil servant for over 25 years. She is an Administrative Officer with the Department of Veterans Affairs and is passionate about reaching out to Women Veterans and Minority Veterans to improve their access to their healthcare and Veteran benefits. She herself is a Veteran and served 6 years in the United States Air Force.
Another passion of hers is “Lucky Mango”; a family-owned business that carries unique and island inspired apparel and gifts. http://www.luckymango.com
Marie is also a haumana (student) of the Aloha Hula Polynesian Dance Studio in Granada Hills, California under the direction of Laua’e Pedersen.
Marie resides in the San Fernando Valley with her husband, Jermaine. They have a daughter, Sydni, who is currently attending the University of California, Santa Cruz.
We have designated her husband Jermaine as SIN Radio’s one man IT department. He has been an invaluable support to SIN Radio in upgrading and maintaining our remote capabilities.
Marie’s motto: “Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth” – Muhammad Ali
Listen each week for Marie on the SIN KREW RADIO SHOW.
Annie Rivera is multi-faceted performer, YouTube Creator & Influencer, podcaster, and communications guru.
With more than 20 years of experience, her past stage performances include: Dual-role as Granny and Cinderella’s Mother (INTO THE WOODS); Ethel Toffelmier (MUSIC MAN); Vi (FOOTLOOSE); Ms. Myers (FAME); Andrina (THE LITTLE MERMAID); Princess (THE ENCHANTMENT BEAUTY & THE BEAST); Featured Singer (CHESS); Sister (PIRATES OF PENZANCE); Daisy Mae (LI’L ABNER); & Kim MacAfee (BYE BYE BIRDIE). She has performed at the Disneyland Resort as a Dickens Christmas Caroler for about a decade with C&C Entertainment; and has performed the National Anthem at the Staples Center for three consecutive years for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rivera’s YouTube channel and podcast reaches a wide demographic ranging from Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers to Millennials and the New Generation. Segments include: Celebration Awareness (highlighting uniquely, worldly- and nationally- celebrated awareness days); Annie Talks (featuring artists, entertainers, community leaders, and beyond); Fitness with Annie (showcasing health, fitness and wellness topics, in-home or onsite gym exercise routines, active wear fashion & style, and technology ideas); and various product reviews.
Born and raised in Southern California, Annie holds a Master of Arts degree in Professional Communications, a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, and a minor in Radio/TV/Film from California State University, Fullerton, where, in 2010, she graduated Cum Laude. She was named a recipient of The LAGRANT Foundation Scholarship in 2011. Annie is currently the President of Marketing for the Alumni Association College of Communications Chapter at CSUF and a volunteer public information officer for the American Red Cross. She is an avid health and fitness enthusiast and enjoys singing, dancing, acting and watching musical theater performances. When she’s not onstage or in the audience, Annie loves spending time with her family, including four kids, her friends and her dogs.
You can catch Annie on the SIN Krew radio show and enjoy her Youtube channel content:
Pualilia came to the Sandwich Island Network family in 2013, collaborating with Polynesian fashion designers and musical talent in creating SIN’s Na Wehi Fashion Show. Growing up the daughter of Southern California Hawaiian Community leader Aunty Esther Hanamaika’i Marciniak, Pualilia has been immersed in the history, culture and community of her Hawaiian people since birth.
A hula dancer since the age of 4, Pualilia has studied under some of Hawaii’s & California’s most respected Kumu Hula and has achieved alaka’i status. Well versed in both kahiko & ‘auana styles of dance, she has performed in more than 16 states, and 7 countries around the world. She has lectured on Hawaiian History, Mythology, Folklore, Social Structure, Protocol and Hawaiian Family Values, in addition to traditional Hula. Pualilia is also a Board Member of the Pacific Talent Academy of the Arts and Senior Writer & Staff Photographer for their AOTA Magazine, as well as a member of the Hawaii’s Daughters Guild of Southern California.
As a photographer, Pualilia has photographed numerous local musical artists such as Josh Viloria, Common Kings, Tini Grey, A-OK, The Loa Greyson Project to name but a few.
Known as the Sandwich Islands Network’s “On-Air Diva,” Pualilia brings our cultural and educational segments to our listeners as well as chimes in on our “wala’au sessions.”
Photo Credit: Emma Roll