Mike and I have been married for 24 years. We met on a blind date in Seattle back in Feb. 1991 and were married only 7 months later. We moved to southern California in early 1992 and have been here ever since. Mike has been in the seafood industry since he was 17 years old. His first job was throwing fish at Pikes Place Market. Since then, he has worked his way up the seafood ladder and is now an importer of fresh fish from all over the world, most specifically South America and New Zealand. He holds a BA in theology, an MA in Ethics, and is currently working on his PHD in metaphysics. I could never have gotten through my cancer treatment without him.
Jordan Shaenoa, is my oldest boy at 28 years old. I was a single mom for two and a half years before I met and married Mike. He was born in Hawaii. We moved to Seattle in 1989 when he was a year old, because at the time I was a flight attendant with Hawaiian Airlines and was based there. Jordan is an intuitive and driven leader and is currently the district manager over the greater Los Angeles area for Southern Wine and Spirits. He is a craft brew head, and has been a Seattle Seahawks fan since he was 3 years old. He also loves all superhero movies.
Justin Daniel Kaleialii is 23. He is currently attending school full time as he pursues his dream of becoming a free lance writer. He pays his bills by moonlighting as a bartender in an upscale restaurant in Long Beach, CA. He is an avid sports fan and loves both the Seahawks and the Mariners. He enjoys working out and can hold his own in the kitchen, cooking. He doesn’t like superhero movies but prefers to watch every episode of Sports Center and Baseball Tonight on ESPN.
Jillian is my youngest at 21 years old. She attends the University of Hawaii as a poli sci major and will start her senior year in the fall of 2016. She loves the island life, which is so much different than the southern California life. I have said that she is the island girl that I never was growing up in Hawaii. She has embraced the culture, the people, food and the Hawaiian language. She is not only beautiful but free spirited, independent and loves the beach and hiking. I am so looking forward to her moving back home in the summer of 2017.