This is my sister's family. You'll probably see them grace by blog and feed from time to time. Ma'ila is expecting her second child this winter. Both of my sister's (I have two) had babies right around the time I had my first. My eldest sister, Nani, had a her baby just days before my son Keoni was born. Ella, Ma'ila's first, was born just a few months after. We now have three
Puanani and I are friends from college. She has been a big a supporter of my photography journey. I'm so happy that I was able to do this session for her and her husband while we were in Hawaii on a family vacation at the beginning of this month.
My aunt Meri is kinda a fun person. She would organize all of our sleep overs and cousin get togethers. Relationships take effort, and my aunt Meri was a huge driving force in making sure that our families stayed connected over the years. I don't think I would have made my way to Especially for Youth, a summer camp for teens, if it wasn't for her encouragement.
When Nicole reached out to me about this session, I was just touched. A HUGE part of why I think I was lead to photography is it's contribution to telling and preserving family history. If you know me or follow along with my journey, one thing you'd know about me is how important I think it is to have photographs with your grand parents.