Rodney has traveled the world with his military family. He shares that no place is as beautiful as Hau’ula, the serene community where he was born and raised.
Rodney and his family continue to call Hau’ula their home, where they fish and farm and enjoy the deep green valleys and beautiful mountains. Rodney has been an employee of the Trust, Hale ‘Aha kīpuka in Punaluʻu, ‘Oahu as a building maintenance worker for about 15 years. He enjoys the numerous opportunities provided to perpetuate his Hawaiian culture through ‘ukulele making, imu cooking, taro farming and wood carving, in addition to taking care of our Queen’s lands and providing service to our Hawaiian people.