"BUMP IT" WITH OUR MC
Brandon Kahele was born and raised on the North Shore of O'ahu and quickly became a natural to the stage. He has emceed hundreds of large events over the last 19 years. From concerts and public festivals to weddings and everything in between. His creative ability to relate and adapt to his audience ensures everyone has a memorable time with lots of laughs. Most recently he performed alongside national recording artist Lisa Lisa. A natural volleyball player as well, he is very excited to be a part of this fantastic tournament.
Ed brings a wealth of experience in event planning. He is energetic and passionate about developing positive community events that inspire health and wellness for the entire family. As the creator of the Lanikai Open, Ko‘olau Classic and Champions League Hawai'i he is continually on the cutting edge of creating unique experiences. Currently he is the director of the Lanikai Athletic Club, a non-profit entity that provides opportunity for nearly 300 youth athletes. Heavily involved in the community through volunteer work, Ed is also the head volleyball coach for Kalaheo High School.
Sivan was known for his ever-changing and unique appearance (mostly his loud head band), as well as his skills on the court. He’s among the career leaders in aces, total blocks and hitting percentage at the University of Hawai‘i with 2 NCAA Final 4 appearances. After his time at UH, he spent six years coaching volleyball at Kalaheo High School, now current head coach at Kalaheo on his 2nd stint, and Assistant Director at Lanikai Athletic Club.
Kaneala is the former lead singer of Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award nominated band Soulfree formed in the late 90's early 2000's. Soulfree recorded two albums and have also been featured on numerous compilation albums including Baywatch Hawaii. He is involved with many community events and has coached a wide range of youth to high school athletes throughout the years. With his passion for music, extensive experience and knowledge in the music industry he will surely coordinate an amazing entertainment experience for all to enjoy
Our mission is to provide a positive family event held at the internationally renowned Turtle Bay Resort. Through competition, entertainment, and local cuisine. Families will be able to enjoy the beauty of the North Shore of Oahu.
To create an annual outdoor volleyball event where everyone from around the world can come together to celebrate through sport, music, and food.