People from Oahu

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Janel Parrish
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    Janel Parrish

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    Janel Parrish (born October 30, 1988) is an American actress, dancer, singer and songwriter. She is best known for playing Mona Vanderwaal on the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars. She is also known for the role of Jade in the 2007 film Bratz: The Movie. She came in third place on the nineteenth season of Dancing with the Stars.


  2. Yuna Ito
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    Yuna Ito

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    Yuna Ito (伊藤 由奈 Itō Yuna) (born September 20, 1983) is an American pop recording artist and actress who is active in Japan.


  3. Hoku
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    Hoku

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    Hoku Ho Clements (born Hoku Christian Ho, June 10, 1981), known mononymously as Hoku, is an American singer. She is best known for her 2000 hit single "Another Dumb Blonde".


  4. Brian Grazer
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    Brian Grazer

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    Brian Thomas Grazer (born July 12, 1951) is an American film and television producer.


  5. Melody Johnson
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    Melody Johnson

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    Melody (born February 24, 1982) (stylized melody.) is an American-born fashion designer based in Japan. She was formerly a J-pop singer and television host. She debuted in February 2003 with the song "Dreamin' Away", under Toy's Factory. In October 2008, Melody announced on her blog ending her career as a music artist to focus on pursuing a career as a fashion designer.


  6. Sun Yat-sen
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    Sun Yat-sen

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    Sun Yat-sen (/ˈsʊn ˈjɑːtˈsɛn/; 12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary, first president and founding father of the Republic of China, and medical practitioner. As the foremost pioneer of the Republic of China, Sun is referred to as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China (ROC), and the "forerunner of democratic revolution" in the People's Republic of China (PRC). Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dynasty during the years leading up to the Double Ten Revolution. He was appointed to serve as Provisional President of the Republic of China when it was founded in 1912. He later co-founded the Kuomintang (KMT), serving as its first leader. Sun was a uniting figure in post-Imperial China, and he remains unique among 20th-century Chinese politicians for being widely revered amongst the people from both sides of the Taiwan Strait.


  7. Moe Keale
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    Moe Keale

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    Wilfred Nalani "Moe" Keale (December 3, 1939 - April 15, 2002) was a musician of Hawaiian music, a ukulele virtuoso, and an American actor. He was the uncle and major musical influence of Israel Kamakawiwo'ole.


  8. Richard Rabago
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    Richard Rabago

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  9. Wendy Calio
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    Wendy Calio

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    Wendy Calio (born August 7, 1977) is an American actress, singer, dancer and choreographer who is best known for her portrayal of Nina, the spirited ever-smiling neighbor on Disney Junior children's series, Imagination Movers.


  10. Dick Jensen
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    Dick Jensen

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    Dick Jensen (April 9, 1942 – June 21, 2006), was a live musical performer of the Rhythm and Blues, Soul, and Gospel genres. His signature on-stage style incorporated strenuous dance moves similar to those of Jackie Wilson. He was born in Kalihi, Hawaii on the island of Oahu.


  11. Nainoa Thompson
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    Nainoa Thompson

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    Charles Nainoa Thompson (born March 11, 1953 in Oahu, Hawaii) is a Native Hawaiian navigator and the president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society. He is best known as the first Hawaiian to practice the ancient Polynesian art of navigation since the 14th century, having navigated two double-hulled canoes (the Hokule‘a and the Hawai‘iloa) from Hawaiʻi to other island nations in Polynesia without the aid of western instruments.


  12. Leilani Jones
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    Leilani Jones

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    Leilani Jones (born May 14, 1957; Oahu, Hawaii) is an American actress who first came to the world's attention in the original production of Little Shop of Horrors.


  13. Richard Bustillo
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    Richard Bustillo

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    Richard S Bustillo (born January 28, 1942) is a Filipino-American martial arts instructor from Hawaii who was a student of the late Bruce Lee and an authority on Jeet Kune Do Concepts and Filipino Martial Arts.


  14. Leo Zulueta
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    Leo Zulueta

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    Leo Zulueta is an American tattoo artist. He is known as the "father of modern tribal tattooing."


  15. Jerry T. Okimoto
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    Jerry T. Okimoto

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    Jerry T. Okimoto (1924 – 1998) was a Japanese-American painter and sculptor who was born in Waianae, Hawaii. He is best known for his minimalist works consisting of several solid colored, geometrically shaped pieces of stretched canvas fitted together to form a single work. Since these works are essentially two-dimensional, they challenge the distinction between painting and sculpture. Double Image further challenges this distinction, in that it is totally abstract, but strongly suggests a vanishing point. In some of these works, the individual stretched canvases are moveable and are intended to be rearranged. He also created non-moveable minimalist sculptures (such as laminated white pine and plywood sculpture in the Hawaii State Art Museum). Along with Satoru Abe, Bumpei Akaji, Edmund Chung, Tetsuo Ochikubo, James Park, and Tadashi Sato, Okimoto was a member of the Metcalf Chateau, a group of seven Asian-American artists with ties to Honolulu.


  16. John Kameaaloha Almeida
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    John Kameaaloha Almeida

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    John Kameaaloha Almeida (November 28, 1897 – October 9, 1985) was a blind musician and songwriter from Oahu, Hawaii. His 1930s radio program on Hawaii radio station KGU earned him the sobriquet "The Dean of Hawaiian Music". By the time of his death he had composed hundreds of meles that have today become Hawaiian music music standards.


  17. Abraham Akaka
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    Abraham Akaka

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    Abraham Kahikina Akaka (February 21, 1917 – September 10, 1997) was an American clergyman. For the better part of three decades, Rev. Akaka was Kahu (shepherd) of Kawaiahaʻo Church in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother was of pure Hawaiian ancestry, and his father was of Hawaiian-Chinese ancestry. He delivered his messages in both the Hawaiian and English languages.


  18. Winona Beamer
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    Winona Beamer

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  19. Vernon Rieta
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    Vernon Rieta

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  20. Makua Rothman
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    Makua Rothman

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    Makaukai (Makua) Rothman (born June 17, 1984) is an American big wave rider and professional surfer. On Feb. 28, 2015, he was crowned the 2015 Big Wave World Champion in the World Surf League's (WSL) first sanctioned Big Wave World Tour (BWWT).


  21. Keichi Kimura
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    Keichi Kimura

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    Keichi Kimura (1914–1988) was a painter and illustrator who was born in Waiʻanae, Hawaiʻi in 1914. He received his first art instruction from teacher Shirley Russell while attending President William McKinley High School in Honolulu. In 1936, he earned a B.A. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he studied under Henry H. Rempel and Huc-Mazelet Luquiens, and also met fellow art student and future wife, Sueko Matsueda. Keichi continued his education at Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles), Columbia University (New York City) and the Brooklyn Museum Art School (New York City). He first exhibited at the Honolulu Museum of Art at 19 years of age. During the Second World War, he served with the 100th Battalion of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team in Italy and France, where he produced many drawings that were also exhibited at the Honolulu Museum of Art. He was divorced from Sueko in 1962 and died in Honolulu in 1988.


  22. Travis Browne
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    Travis Browne

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    Travis Kuualiialoha Browne (born July 17, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist who competes as a heavyweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As of June 20, 2015, he is #5 in official UFC Heavyweight rankings


  23. Tadashi Wakabayashi
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    Tadashi Wakabayashi

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    Tadashi Henry Wakabayashi (若林 忠志) (March 1, 1908 - March 5, 1965) was a professional baseball player from Oahu, Hawaii. He was a second generation Japanese American.


  24. Marlene Sai
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    Marlene Sai

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    Marlene Sai Hawaii's classic-style female solo singer. Born in Honolulu, Hawai'i and of Hawaiian-Chinese heritage. The San Francisco Chronicle refers to Marlene Sai as one of the true icons of the islands. The Santa Cruz Centennial refers to Sai as a living legend of Hawaiian music. PBS Hawaii's Leslie Wilcox says of Sai "There are only a handful of true divas in Hawaiian music, women who wrap their powerful voices with grace, elegance and beauty. You can add to the list Marlene Sai."


  25. Mahi Beamer
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    Mahi Beamer

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