Roslyn Catracchia is a composer, lyricist & musical director. We talk about her adventures in cooking, why she was wandering Waikiki sobbing after a gig, and her new project with Kealiʻi Reichel and Stephen Schwartz, who wrote GODSPELL, PIPPIN & WICKED.
Michael Ng is an actor, director and high school drama teacher. We talk about his approach to writing and directing, how he recognizes and encourages talent in his students, how self-doubt affected his career, and getting his dream role in The King & I.
Kevin Yamada is an actor. We talk about how he got thru 100+ auditions in NYC before he got cast as host of a children’s show on PBS, what it was like to act with the late great Robin Williams, and he shares some tips for up-and-coming actors.
Devon Nekoba is a co-host of the 94.7 KUMU Rise and Drive morning show. We talk about how a broken amulet and paperclip got him hooked on acting, his most embarrassing celebrity interview, and why he almost got beat up in elementary school.
Andrew Lai is a teacher and one of the funniest guys in Ohia Productions. We talk about Days of Our Lives, his Disney obsession, bacon, and what he has learned from teaching millennials.
Niki Libarios is the owner of Hawaii Doggie Bakery. We talk about running away because of math, unicorns, getting scoldings on social media, the world of dogs on Instagram, her Popo, and of course, running her business.
- Niki’s awesome business, Hawaii Doggie Bakery: website, IG, FB
- Niki’s Popo on Instagram
- Article: 18 Times These Shiba Inu Sisters Were More Evil Than Your Dog
- Video: This Is What Happens When You Expect Shibas To Get Into The Holiday Spirit
- The Firefox Girls on IG
- The Firefox Girls on FB
Kiana “Kiki” Rivera is an actor, director and playwright. She talks about writing her play, “Puzzy,” which debuted at New Zealand’s Pride Festival, how her mom reacted to the play, and being one of the first Pacific Islander lesbian playwrights.
Promo for “Puzzy” at Kumu Kahua Theatre:
Andy (Pang) Kamoku is a drummer who performed in Las Vegas and toured the world with the worldwide phenomenon, STOMP. He takes us behind-the-scenes and we talk about the time the entire New York New York casino chanted his name.
Here’s a clip we found of Andy with the Las Vegas cast of STOMP.
Andy performing at New Hope:
A couple clips of our band, Andy Loves TO Clap…?
Steph Sanchez is a performer, recognized for her roles in film and TV on the local and national level. We talk about moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting, coming out to her parents, and moving back to Hawaii.