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Growing up in Southern California, I dreamed of the day I would leave the city and venture into the wild. As soon as I completed grad school I moved to Durango, Colorado and started a life of mountains, fresh air, and eventually motherhood. After 20 years of Rocky Mountain High, I left Colorado for the Big Island of Hawaii in what I consider ‘the perfect storm’ of life circumstances.

That turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life. In Hawaii I found my  true self, started writing, and began a life free of other’s expectations.

Today, I run a small non-profit dedicated to sharing Aloha with visitors to Hawaii Island who experience adversities. I also write stories about island travel, food and dining, human interest, and arts and entertainment.

I look forward to sharing some of these stories with you in my blog. I encourage you to contact me with any comments, or just to introduce yourself and say ‘Aloha.’

Mahalo nui loa!


GIFilms - always looking for cast and crew for indie film

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If you're interested in any aspect of film production from writing to acting, camera or editing, GIFilms is always actively looking for volunteers to work on our indie productions.  Don't have a lot of experience and want to learn? That's ok, just having the desire and the drive is enough and you might even have some fun in doing it.  Let us know if you're interested and drop us a line at

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Born and raised in Southeastern Ohio, Jeff Guilloz grew up hunting, trapping, and fresh water fishing.  Upon graduating from High School, Jeff joined the United States Marine Corps and spent 20 years traveling the world and serving our country.    Jeff was stationed in Arizona, California, Hawaii, North and South Carolina. In Hawaii is where Jeff met his wife of 19 years, Nahualani a Hawaii Island native, and was introduced to the beautiful islands, people and culture.

After retiring from the Marine Corps in 2006, Jeff and his family decided to move to Hawaii in 2008 to be closer to family.  Jeff has hunted in eight different states and harvested twenty-two different species of game.   In Hawaii is where Jeff became interested in becoming a commercial hunting guide and soon after started a wildlife removal service to trap wildlife (hogs, chickens, turkeys, etc..) that were doing damage to yards in residential areas.

The show “Hunt Fish Explore Hawaii” was an idea that that Jeff’s friend, Richard Gonzalez a local film producer, had after listening to his stories of hunting, trapping and trapping.   The colorful and many times humorous stories capture hunting, trapping and fishing against the backdrop of the beautiful Hawaiian Islands.  Jeff gets to share “My Hawaii” with folks who on an average visit to Hawaii wouldn’t get past the beaches and fancy restaurants.

Jeff truly enjoys hunting, trapping and fishing, but also loves to explore, new and exciting places.  He loves to share his stories, as well his faith in Jesus Christ as without Him nothing else matters.

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