I picked up a full car load of #CookIslands crafts and artifacts for our #PIFA booth this weekend. Tangaroa had to ride up front. We gave at least two guys on the freeway a reason to smile. #aloha #sandiego
Melodie is the director and producer of Spirit of Tivaevae. Born in New Zealand to a Cook Islander father and American mother, Melodie was raised in the United States. Her family background gives her a unique perspective on being a Pacific Islander raised outside the culture.