As a follow-up to last week’s question “Is More Content Better Than Good Content” and your personal branding, here are the responses I received…
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Thank you to those who wrote in. I definitely want to make more “Brocurrences,” but budget-wise it is very restrictive! To Christine, I actually have a webpage (http://nickkawakami.com), but it only has a small bio of myself (kinda awkward because it’s basically a shrine to myself, hahahaha!). Onward to this week’s news!

Happy post-Halloween everyone! Hope you all had a safe and candy-filled holiday! As for me, I dressed up as a duck hunter and went trick-or-treating for the first time with my nephew! I invited my friends, and we escorted the little banana up and down our street!

Nick dresses as a duck hunter and poses for a photo during Halloween 2013!

Nick dresses as a duck hunter and poses for a photo during Halloween 2013!

Last week also marked the conclusion of Hawai’i Fashion month! The last activity of the month-long celebration feature the revival of the “Governor’s Fashion Awards.” Held by Governor Abercrombie, the night celebrated local fashion here in Hawai’i and conlcuded with IOLANI Sportswear being honored for 60 years of doing business in Hawai’i.

During the 2013 Governor's Fashion Awards, IOLANI Sportswear was honored for 60 years of business in Hawaii!

During the 2013 Governor’s Fashion Awards, IOLANI Sportswear was honored for 60 years of business in Hawaii!

Yesterday, as a part of a 60th anniversary partnership between IOLANI Sportswear & the Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific, we were all invited to answer phones during REHAB’s radiothon! Having never worked a telethon or radiothon before, I was really excited to try my phone-answering skills out! Luckily, we didn’t have to wait very long and by the time our hour was up, we had reached the $200,000 mark!

ManoaDNA, along with IOLANI Sportswear and Armstrong Produce, work the phones to raise money during a recent radiothon!

ManoaDNA, along with IOLANI Sportswear and Armstrong Produce, work the phones to raise money during a recent radiothon!

My last update comes from the studio! Like I have been showing on the blog, we are in the final stages of wrapping up our 2013 release VERY SOON! Alex and his team are putting the final touches on the music, and I on the artwork! I can’t wait for you all to see it. It’s whimsical, funny, and represents exactly who we are!

Alx records Nick singing vocal tracks for their upcoming new album!

Alx records Nick singing vocal tracks for their upcoming new album!

Lastly today, I won’t ask a question, but I want to give a word of encouragement. I was recently recommended to watch a documentary called, “I Am.” Produced by acclaimed director, Tom Shadyac (of Ace Ventura, Liar Liar, and Nutty Professor fame), it was a really great proposal on how we are all connected in life. Not only inspiring to me, it also piqued my curious mind and brought up the theory of “Quantum Entanglement”. That there is actual scientific evidence pointing to a connection between all of us (people, animals, plants, the earth, everything!), and that if someone/something else is suffering, it affects you directly no matter if you know about it or not. That completely changed my mindset on things, and I hope you will watch that documentary and live the best life that you can too!

ALOHA!
Nick

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