Written/ Spoken by: Chelsey Cruz PLEASE NOTE THIS WRITING/AUDIO IS SENSITIVE: Loud war sounds like guns, bombs and loud bangs. Expression on experience with Child Sexual Abuse, Substance Abuse, War and Violence.  Message to the listeners: This free writing piece started off as a search to reclaim my self identity and ended with me interconnecting not just […]

Story by: Dacia TaleniPhotos provided by: Dacia Taleni When you hear the words “Samoan girl”, what do you think about? I used to envision a thin, fair-skinned woman with long dark hair and a wide red lipstick smile. This woman is in all the Samoan movies, advertisements and cultural celebrations. She is always the bride, […]

By: Kryssa Stevenson Early Wednesday morning of November 20th this year, the last transport was made for a controversial wind turbine project under construction in Kahuku, HI.  For local residents who have been peacefully protesting the turbines since deliveries began late October, it was heartbreaking, as they fear the turbines will have negative effects on […]

This past summer, Lady Pasifika was incredibly honored to collaborate with an amazing group of Pasifika women that embody everything Lady Pasifika hopes to convey through our platform: fearlessness, passion, community, and unapologetic leadership.  With the collaborative effort of these amazing and talented women, Lady Pasifika is completely honored to share this candid story on […]

Very recently, in the United States, the threat of having the choice to decide to keep one’s pregnancy or not is being challenged across the country. What is meant to be a private, intimate matter for a female, has now become the subject of the nation, and it is frightening.  In 2019, individual lawmakers are […]