Freelance Journalist/Writer


Selected journalism:

How a tight-knit Pacific Islands community is saving its culture (Honolulu Civil Beat)

Where's our fish? (Pacific Standard Magazine)

How aerospace built the South Bay (Easy Reader News)

Aerospace reinvents itself in a new era (Easy Reader News)

French Polynesia battles for independence (The Diplomat)

First female Pacific Islander promoted to Major General (Ka Wai Ola)

An interview with Alan Friedlander, chief scientist of National Geographic’s Pristine Seas Project (Cook Islands News, for UN Ridge to Reef)

A community’s fight against a power company (Easy Reader News)

An interview with the widow of a murdered man (Easy Reader News)

Selected features:

Saving Terranea Resort from the brink of collapse (Peninsula Magazine)

Master celestial navigator Tua Pittman: A profile

A profile on reggae artist Sashamon (Hermosa Beach Summer Concerts Magazine)

A profile on Susi Mai (KiteGirl Mag)

Digging Deep: Paddling the Catalina Classic (Easy Reader News)

Meet the pilots of Air Rarotonga (Escape Magazine)

Great White Hype: The truth about sharks (Easy Reader News)

A visit to Rakahanga (Escape Magazine)

Land of the birds (Beach Magazine)

Mauke: Where my heart rests (Escape Magazine)

Selected copywriting:

Sponsored content (for Cook Islands Tourism North America, published in The Oregonian)

Advertorial: In the prime minister's words (Elite Traveler Magazine)

Advertorial for Cook Islands Tourism, published in Global Traveler Magazine

Advertorial about Access and Benefit Sharing agreements (for Cook Islands National Environment Service)

Blogs for Thyrst Beauty 

Understanding MPAs (for UN Ridge to Reef)

Misc. work:

Blog post for Harvard’s Planetary Health Alliance

Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for the U.S. Pacific Islands Region 2018 (commissioned by Pacific Basin Development Council)

Building resilience (Water & Atmosphere, NIWA Magazine)

An aquaponics project in the Cook Islands (Science & Development Network)