MEET

Everybody’s got a story to tell. Meet these wanderers.
MEET: Kau‘ilani Misipeka

MEET: Kau‘ilani Misipeka

Loves her family, turtles, and staying active — and shares what a typical day looks like for her at Coconut Point, her goals, and fave spots on island.

MEET: Tilali Scanlan

MEET: Tilali Scanlan

Tilali is a competitive swimmer and national athlete representing American Samoa. She shares her passion for the ocean, goals, and a dose of inspiration.

Meet: Mikah Meyer

Meet: Mikah Meyer

Meet Mikah Meyer. A double world-record holder for being the youngest person to visit all 417 US national parks in a single continuous journey, started in honor of his late father, and to bring his “Pride Outside”.

French Pirates

French Pirates

Meet Diane and Louise.
French pirates (not really really) and BFFs who are currently volunteering at the National Park of American Samoa.

Meet Aidan King

Meet Aidan King

UH Mānoa college student, intern, big brother, and football fanatic – sharing his passions, goals, and his definition of the word ‘stretch’.

MEET Wayanna Batik

MEET Wayanna Batik

Meet Wayan and Anna, together they make Wayanna Batik! I met this wonderful pair in Ubud, Bali. Wayan is the batik artist who creates beautiful batik paintings inspired by nature, and Anna is the project manager who is building the brand

MEET Amélie

MEET Amélie

A curious French girl with a passion for the sea, shares her #islandlife experience, and her favorite parts of living in American Samoa.

MEET: Beard and Curly

MEET: Beard and Curly

It takes guts to quit your job and travel the world. How do people do it? Let’s ask Beard and Curly!

MEET: Manufanua Thomas

MEET: Manufanua Thomas

Meet Manufanua Thomas. Malaeloa native, WSU educated. Collaborator on Humans of American Samoa, and self trained artist.