In many Asian households, kitchen secrets have been passed down through generations to keep their family legacy ablaze. For the Chu family, this secret came in the form of a unique chili oil, which was eventually called Chumami.
Roxy Popkiewicz, a Filipino American savvy entrepreneur who founded the ROXYPOPZ MEDIA--a social media management company that entered a booming scene where most businesses are now rapidly shifting to the world of e-commerce. She shares that her passion for storytelling and helping the small business community was one of the reasons why she started ROXYPOPZ Media.
Justin Leong, a man who was swayed by the demands of life, has found a chance to face his fugly side: making a lot of excuses to remain in his comfort zone. Finally, he overcame this last June 2020 by simply taking a pencil to begin his comics called The Fugly Dumpling which now has a whopping 19,000+ readers.
Recently, My E Three Co-founders Michele and Andy Rivera were recognized by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in celebration of Filipino American History Month. They were among six Filipino businesses recognized throughout the U.S.
While the pandemic has drastically impacted various industries, it has failed to hamper Hōkūleʻa’s 11th dance season. Its founders, Ale and David, continue to teach and create beautiful art online that represents the authentic Polynesian cultures through music and dance.