Founder’s Day

HJA Founders pause for a photo.
The Hawaiian Journalists Association founders pause for a photo at Pint and Jigger, Jan. 21, 2014.

And thus is founded the Hawaiian Journalists Association, ‘Ahahui Haku Mo‘olelo, on Jan. 21, 2014, at Pint and Jigger. Acting President, Ke‘ōpū Reelitz, Acting Vice President Ikaika Ito, Acting Secretary, Blaine Fergerstrom, and Acting Treasurer Ikaika Hussey.

We hope to set our first General Meeting in February, where we will formally set the board and elect officers.

Website: – No content, yet, but coming soon, along with a list of the founding members. Great meeting you all! Make sure you “Friend” everybody!

Founding Members:

  • Ke‘ōpū Reelitz
  • Lurline McGregor
  • Ku‘uwehi Hiraishi
  • Mileka Lincoln
  • Race Skelton
  • Heather Giugni
  • Ikaika Hussey
  • Blaine Fergerstrom
  • Meredith Enos
  • Britt Yap
  • Matt Ing
  • Ian Kai
  • Daniel Ikaika Ito
  • Lon Patao