Experience

Founder, AlohaApothecary.com, 2016-Present

  • Founded Hawaii's first and only online natural beauty and wellness shop

Freelance Web and Print Editor, Honolulu, 2014-Present

  • Content editor, Aqua-Aston
  • Blog editor, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
  • Founder and editor, TheEditHawaii.com
  • Contributing writer and editor, Modern Luxury Hawaii
  • Contributor, Herewith  

Editor in Chief, Ala Moana Shopping Magazine, Honolulu, 2012-Present

  • Develop visual direction of 100+ page custom shopping magazine
  • Conceptualize and produce all covers, fashion feature layouts, product pages
  • Research market trends, new product launches and store inventory
  • Manage a team of freelance stylists, photographers, assistants and interns
  • Write and edit copy for event, news, fashion and dining content

Senior Editor, Modern Luxury Hawaii, Honolulu, 2012-August 2016

  • Perform market research for lifestyle and fashion content
  • Plan and assist on in-market fashion-related photo shoots

Senior Editor, SCENE in NY (defunct), New York, NY, 2012

  • Wrote, researched and edited a Manhattan luxury lifestyle glossy magazine
  • Developed and executed ideas for cover subjects, photo shoots, features and columns

Executive Editor/Blogger, AVENUE, New York, NY, 2011-2012

  • Approved all editorial of Manhattan’s oldest society magazine
  • Created online content for AVENUEInsider.com
  • Assisted Creative Director on cover shoots

Healthy Beauty Awards Contributor, SELF, New York, NY, 2009-2010

  • Managed daily operation and organization of the beauty closet
  • Researched and requested products for inclusion in the beauty pages