100% Hapa | Media Major | CS Minor

I have a tendency to confuse people.

Filmmaker with an analytical mind.
Southern Californian, Hawaiian by association.
Laid-back workaholic and all-around nerd.

Picture the obsessive focus of a nerd paired with an island attitude.

Welcome to my world, where the job gets done
and the planet keeps doing that spinny thing it likes to do.


Mammoth & Yosemite

Every summer, I head up to Mammoth Lakes, CA with my mom’s entire family. We’re talking grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. And this year, even some nieces and nephews. I know numerically I’m not old but I sure feel old. Anyway, enjoy some peaceful fishing, s’more-making, and hiking from 9,000-ish ft. Read more →


UC Irvine – A Sunday Afternoon in Aldrich Park

I have a special place in my heart for UCI. After all, it’s where I learned to navigate college. I always enjoyed taking a stroll through the park after class – or even better, after the last final of the quarter – but I always regretted not spending more time there. Especially sitting in the park, waiting for class to… Read more →


Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

First test with the Panasonic GH2 out in Anza-Borrego, flying it on a Glidecam HD-2000 with an Olympus 11-22mm f/2.8-3.5. Still working on fine-tuning such a light camera on the Glidecam so it’s not as glid-ey as usual. Running Driftwood’s Apocalypse Now hack – absolutely gorgeous, especially after switching from a T3i. Read more →


Filmatic Festival Teaser

The 2014 Filmatic Festival was the first installation of UCSD’s new digital media festival, featuring interactive films, 3D experiences, and multicopter workshops. I was involved in the planning and was also tasked with creating this teaser to help promote the festival. Read more →