Author: Aletha McCullough

I am a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, and live on the island of Hawai’i. I am an educator, writer and documentary filmmaker who is passionate about social justice for all living beings.

On March 31,  musicians Dustin Thomas, Amber Lily, Tubby Love and Imani  performed at the Pahoa Museum. At the show, Dustin Thomas talked about the  inspirations, advocacy, philosophies and ideas that ground his writing, music and life. Dustin is a humble and  very gracious young man. His care for the world and all it contains is evident in his polite mannerisms, thoughtful eyes and his measured words How has growing up in Hawai’i influenced your musical career? Profoundly, I think the lifestyle, taking things slow, doing things with ‘ohana (family) in mind and the idea of ho’oponopono (a Hawaiian practice…

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