12 Sep Kanani Nau

Having been born and raised in St. George Utah, I am honored to be able to serve my community and the Polynesian people of Southern Utah. I am the daughter of Keith and Pat Ava. My father, from Laie, HI, attended Dixie College in 1973 and has resided

12 Sep Michael Nelson

Growing up on the Navajo Nation in Window Rock, AZ., my family home was bursting at the seams. I am the 3rd oldest of 11 kids and I made the move to Southern Utah in 1992. I attended Woodward, Pine View middle school and I graduated from Snow Canyon

12 Sep Terina Taulogo

Terina Tulima Taulogo was born and raised in Laie, Hawaii where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University-Hawaii. She was offered an opportunity to teach second grade at the Pacific Heritage Academ

05 Aug Southern Utah Pacific Islander Coalition

The Southern Utah Pacific Islander Coalition (SUPIC) seeks to fulfill its mission to create and maintain programs that meet the needs of the Pacific Islander community and their families, and to include all residents of Southern Utah. In addition, it

04 Aug Keli Langi

My name is Keli Langi, a Tongan-American born in Hawaii and raised in Salt Lake City. My parents are from the small Tongan island of Vava’u and the village Ha’akame. They always stressed the importance of receiving an education, and as a

04 Aug Susi Lafaele

Susi Lafaele spent her childhood and formative years on the Navajo Reservation of northern Arizona before moving with her family to St. George during in her teenage years. She often says she has an “identity crisis” and believes she’s part Navajo, pa

28 May Karyn Keana’aina

  Aloha! My name is Karyn Keana’āina. I am from the Big Island of Hawai’i and have lived in Southern Utah for eight years. I am Hawaiian-Filipino-Caucasian or as they say in Hawaii, “hapa.” I have a Bachelor’s Degre

28 May Aisake Vuikudavu

From his upbringing in a Fiji boarding school, to his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst – England, and deployment to monitor the Egyptian-Israeli border, with the Multinational Forces and Observers, Aisake has developed a keen se

28 May Emilee Schwalger

Emilee Fa’alia Schwalger has lived in St. George for nearly 20 years. A graduate of Pine View High School, Emilee excelled in sports and academics. Employed at SkyWest Airlines, Emilee works in the maintenance department–making sure your