#019: Devon Nekoba

#019: Devon Nekoba

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.

KFC, circa 1990. (PC: Melissa Chang)
`Ohia Anniversary Show
Devon got his start in radio at FM100
94.7 KUMU team
Chewy Nekoba
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#013: Chris West (Part 2)

#013: Chris West (Part 2)

Part 2 with Chris West, former MMA fighter turned referee/coach. In this episode, we talk about cornering Chris “The Crippler” Leben in the UFC, dogs, and his wife’s career as a dolphin trainer. Check out the episode page for Part 1 of our interview with Chris for more pics.

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#011: Dave “Chinaman” Yeung

#011: Dave “Chinaman” Yeung

Dave “Chinaman” Yeung is a former MMA champion in Hawaii, turned coach. We talk about his Kamen Rider collection, growing up in Kukui Gardens, old school Chinese Kempo training, and his touching tales of his beloved Jackson’s chameleons.

Dave’s Kamen Rider collection

Center stage at Chinese Cultural Plaza
Dave is in the bottom row, middle yellow
The Legendary Karl Gotch, God of Wrestling
The night he received his Black belt in Kempo

Icon 145 lbs Champion
Team Chinaman

Team HMC circa 2006 [Back Row (L-R): Rob Carlyon, Chris West (upcoming podcast guest), Deshaun Johnson (mentioned in this episode – HMC guy who started the face-slapping tradition), not sure, Chris Wong. Middle Row: Seth Mckinney, Dave, Masa Mattu. Bottom Row: Vince Krause (mentioned in this episode – founder of Raze fight gear, guy who did cartwheel at To Chau), Kevin Yoshida, Dean Lista and Nolan]
Ghetto blaster gift from his students. The box says 28 lbs, but it’s actually 36 lbs.
Dave’s beloved TarZen
Head-kick knockout to Jim Kikuchi in his Shooto fight, 2004 at Blaisdell
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