Meet the Director:
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Luana, a native Hawaiian, was born in Agana, Guam while her father was stationed at the military base and a year later returned home to Laie, Oahu to raise their three daughters, Laura, Luana and Lana Alapa. Luana a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Hawaii-Manoa with emphasis in Sports Psychology. Prior to her college graduation, Luana won the homecoming queen title for the University of Hawaii. Two years later, her dream came true as she was crowned Miss Hawaii- America. Luana’s Miss Hawaii title took her to various places throughout the world meeting countless dignitaries as well hollywood celebrities and olympic athletes. A professional emcee, hula dancer, polynesian dancer, Luana has traveled the world performing and sharing Hawaii’s culture at various venues. She is currently a part time commercial model and Oahu director for Larson Talent Hawaii Model agency, as well as their head modeling instructor. A self motivator, Luana quickly exercised her entrepreneurial skills in various business ventures and later settled into the world of Nutraceuticals as an independent sales rep and recently received her state license to practice Health and Life Insurance. She currently works for the Alapa Hawaii family business that features a successful line of jam and mango chutney sold in 22 local stores, and presently working on 20 more stores that will feature their products along with product orders from their new online website.