Toyota Hawaiʻi Stories: HOLOHOLO
Real stories. Real perspectives. All new chapters.
Toyota Hawai‘i Stories: HOLOHOLO is back, bringing you four captivating narratives of remarkable women who are dedicated to uplifting their communities. Discover the vibrance of Hawai‘i's culture as it comes alive through the lenses of women in sports, food, fashion, and music.
Chapter 11 | Kamalani Dung
She plays for the underserved. She plays for the underestimated. She plays for the 99%.
Kamalani Dung is Hawai‘i’s first-ever professional softball pitcher and gold medalist who comes from humble beginnings. With the support of her family and her community, the Wai‘anae native overcame life’s adversities and earned her way to the world stage.
After playing softball internationally, Kamalani is back home and giving the future generation of softball players opportunities to become the 1%.
Chapter 12 | Alana Kysar
Food is our deepest connection to our home. When cookbook author and food blogger, Alana Kysar, moved to California, cooking authentic local Hawaiian food was her remedy for homesickness.
Having spent over a decade on the mainland, Alana's heartwarming recollections of family, tight-knit communities, and Hawai‘i's unique culinary heritage have led her back to Maui. Join Alana in the kitchen as she equips you with the tools to create the same authentic local cuisine that brought her home.
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Chapter 13 | Kamala & Kaila Lizama
With strength, resilience, and the support of their family, Kamala and Kaila Lizama founded their own women’s active wear brand that’s taking Hawai‘i by storm. For Kamala and Kaila, success is not measured by sales, but by the positive impacts their business makes on their family and their customers.
Discover the story behind two of our islands' rising entrepreneurs and see how family and body positivity drives them to succeed.
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Chapter 14 | Gwen Nakamura
LET’S GO ‘BOWS!
Armed with a tambourine, tenacious spirit, and her unmistakable balloon headgear, Gwen is arguably the University of Hawaii's loudest and proudest fan. For over three decades, Gwen Nakamura has been at the helm of UH’s pep, marching, and concert bands.
Witness Gwen pump up crowds, bring the community together, and create traditions for thousands of students through music.