Aloha nui kākou! ʻO Makamae Naipo koʻu inoa, no Nānākuli, Oʻahu au. He kumu papa 1-2 au i kēia makahiki. He pukana au no Ke Kula Kaiapuni ʻo Ānuenue (M-12), a no UHH, Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani (B.A., Kahuawaiola & M.A.). Ua kūkaʻi hele kulanui pū ma ke kulanui ʻo Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato ma Aotearoa a me ka Semester at Sea kekahi. ʻO ke aloha ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi nō ke kaʻā o nei mauli. Mauliola!
Aloha, my name is Makamae Naipo, I am from Nānākuli, Oʻahu. I am a graduate of Ke Kula Kaiapuni ʻo Ānuenue (K-12) as well as UHH, Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani (B.A., Kahuwaiola & M.A.). I have also studied abroad at Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, New Zealand and Semester at Sea. ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi is fiber that binds me to my cultural identity. Mauliola!