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september • 2018 keiki cover model

We want to say Mahalo to the ‘ohana of our cute keiki cover model for September!

Kaileia Sol Oyola is our sweet cover model, and she just started kindergarten last month. She loves books and numbers, and also loves to dance and sing.

Her mom is Janae Lopez, concierge with Expedia Local Expert, and dad is Carlos Oyola, server at Morimoto at Andaz Maui in Wailea.

Mom shares, “There is nothing more powerful as a mother’s love, and nothing as healing as a child’s soul. All that I do is for my daughter; I am so blessed to be her mommy. She makes me a better person.”

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august • 2018 keiki cover model

Aloha and Mahalo to Tatianah Ayva Poyer Esteban and her family for sharing her smile with us for our keiki cover this month.

Tatianah’s mom is Justine Poyer Esteban. She works at Wailea Beach Villas in the front office. Dad is Allen Esteban, and the family lives in Kihei where Tatianah attends Kamali‘i Elementary School. Her favorite subject at school is science.

Mom shared with us, “Tatianah is very funny, witty and independent. She loves going to school and spending time with her cousins and especially her little brother Malachi. She inspires me and my husband to work hard and be our best!”

july • 2018 keiki cover model

Sending a big Aloha and Mahalo to our five-year-old keiki cover boy Ashten DeRego and his family this month!

Ashten’s mom is Sherry Anne DeRego. She works at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa in rooms control and front office. Dad is Argylle DeRego, a loan officer.

The family lives in Kahului and Ashten will be starting kindergarten in the fall of this year. He loves to draw, play basketball, build Legos and travel with his family.

Mom shares, “Ashten has visited four countries and ten different states, he is very active physically and creative as well. Ashten is super excited to be a big brother to a soon-to-be baby sister! Every single discovery that we make about Ashten’s talents and abilities inspire us to work even harder to provide things that will cultivate his talents!”

june • 2018 keiki cover models

Aloha and mahalo to the Quitevis family for sharing Hunter Makana‘okalani and Tucker Kamuela with us this month!

Mom is Sierra Quitevis, lobby concierge supervisor at Grand Wailea Resort and Spa, and dad is Kalei Quitevis, a residential electrician supervisor. The family lives in Kihei.

Hunter is seven years old, and is in first grade at Kamali‘i Elementary, where he enjoys math and science. At home Hunter enjoys soccer, hiking, and building with Legos. Tucker is five years old, and attends preschool at Kihei Baptist. He enjoys arts & crafts, and going on adventures with his family.

Sierra shared with us, “My boys inspire me daily to grow as a leader in my profession to provide for them and teach my guests and agents the love for Maui that my boys have!”

 

may • 2018 keiki cover models

We want to say Aloha and Mahalo to sister and brother Peyton Maria and Perfecto Franco Jr., our keiki models for this May issue.

Mom is Justine Maldonado-Morgan, reservation agent at Fairmont Kea Lani Resort & Spa, and the family lives in Kahului.

Peyton is seven years old, and attends Pomaika‘i school in the second grade, where she enjoys the arts and swimming after school.

Perfecto is nine years old, and attends school at Pomaika‘i in the third grade. He also loves art and going to the beach and pool on weekends.

Mom shares, “My kids are my world. They fill my life with joy, and are the main reason I work as hard as I do. They inspire me to succeed in work and in life.”

april • 2018 keiki cover models

photo: susan slade photography

Aloha and Mahalo to Natassia Isabelle Nava and Nyles Nicholas Nava, our keiki cover brother and sister for this April issue. Thank you to mom and dad for sharing their smiles with us!

Mom is Ruby Pacring, front desk agent at Ka‘anapali Beach Club. Dad is Jr. Nava, a painter at Honua Kai Resort. The family lives in Lahaina.

Natassia is five years old, and loves dancing hula and Tahitian. Nyles is in sixth grade at Lahaina Intermediate, and enjoys playing basketball.

Mom shares, “Both of my kids are full of energy and they love playing with their cousins. They inspire me to do what I love and to strive to do better in life.”

march • 2018 keiki cover model

Mahalo to the Anakalea ‘ohana for sharing Imani’s sweet smile with us this month!

Imani Kamakanananimaikalanikeha Anakalea is our five-year-old keiki cover model this month; she will start kindergarten in the fall.

The family lives in Wailuku, and mom is Frances Anakalea, office and sales manager at Maui Ocean Center. Dad is Alisha Anakalea, security officer at Kahului airport. Imani also has her Aunty Charito Richardson, who works at the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui.

Mom shares, “Imani loves the beach and marine life, and most importantly she loves her family and friends. She is constantly looking to learn new things. Imani’s inquisitive mind and caring spirit inspires me to gain knowledge and share this with everyone that I encounter.” — photo: susan slade photography


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