Meet…Alana from Hawaii

Child Profile Alana from Hawaii

Meet…Alana from Hawaii

Name: Alana Fetuolemoana Kihoi-Richardson

Age: 10

Hometown: Pearl City

Language spoken: English

Family: Mom, dad, aunties, uncles, cousins and grandparents

Mother’s work: Make-up artist

Favorite activities: Singing, playing tennis and doing Junior Police Officer duties (in Hawaii, Junior Police Officers, or JPOs, are kids who help make sure that their school is safe, clean and organized).

Favorite Hawaiian Food: Kalua Pig and Cabbage, Laulau and Poi

What would you like to be when you grow up? A veterinarian

What would you like kids in the continental United States to know about life in Hawaii? Here in Hawaii, we dance hula, where you wave your hands to tell a story.



Location: The Pacific Ocean

Geographical Structure: Hawaii is made up of a chain of over 100 islands and islets. Honolulu, the capital of Hawaii, is in the island of O’ahu.

Population: About 1.3 million

People: Asian 38.8%, Caucasian 30.2%, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander 9.2%, Hispanic 9.0%, African American 3.2%, Other 9.6%

Official State Languages: English and Hawaiian

History: It is believed that the first people in Hawaii came from other Polynesian islands over 1,000 years ago. In 1893, the U.S. military overthrew the last Hawaiian monarch, Queen Lili’uokalani. In 1959, the U.S. government took over the Hawaiian Islands completely, making it the country’s 50th state the same year.



Aloha: Hello, Goodbye or Love

Keiki: Child

‘Ohana: Family

Mahalo: Thank you!

Hau’oli la Hanau: Happy birthday!

15 thoughts on “Meet…Alana from Hawaii”

  1. Grannie n Papa Medeiros

    Congratulations Alana! Papa n Grannie are very happy and proud to see you here! Continue to strive n be the best that you can. We love you very much! Mahalo! Xoxo

  2. Aunty Peneku from Kona is proud of you. You look so beautiful just like your mom. Same beautiful smile. Take care Love and Aloha from Kona!!!!!!!

  3. jade yoshikawa

    hey alana itzz jade wow ur on hea i was looking for pictures of hawaii but i found u omg well ily<3

  4. Daniella Mojica

    Whoa she’s cool, I really want to meet her and I wanna be a vet too, well I also wanna be some other stuff, but mostly a vet.

  5. mandar vaigankar


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