I am a go getter founder, job creator and community builder, Born and Raised on the Island of Hawaii.
I have earned 3 degrees in my academic career, a Bachelors in Linguistics, and a Bachelors in Spanish 2014. I achieved a Masters in Linguistics in 2016, my Thesis: Aloha in the Desert, focused on the global impact of Hawaiian Hula and culture. It is available in the archives of the UNM Library, https://library.unm.edu/
Since returning home to Hawaii I have done a lot of Community Work. I have 5 donated murals and have offered free Mentoring in the arts for youth age 6 to 17. I also work with my elders to continue their passions for art.
My Music and Poetry over the last few years has allowed me to publish a Book; A Poet's Trees: the roots and branches of my mind, by Love Lena 2017, Available on Amazon. In 2019, I released an Album: Walking In Prayer by Love Lena, available on most platforms, spotify, apple music, googleplay, etc
I am the Owner of Violet Love Desgins and Founder Director of 'Ohana Pilikoko, A ministry