(Y)our Team

Dolphin and You’s most valuable asset is its staff

On the Tour

Here are some of the team members you’ll meet while on the tour

Kaina

General Manager
Aloha! I am the General Manager. From swimming to body surfing, surfing to canoeing, I love any ocean sports! I am from Kailua, Oahu and I am very proud of my Hawaiian heritage. I am very happy to share the Aloha spirit with all the guests of the tour.

Kaiona

Crew
Aloha, my name is Kaiona and I am one of the crew members. I am from West Oahu and can speak fluent Hawaiian. I have been dancing hula since I was a child and love to play ukulele and sing many different songs. I would love to convey this wonderful Hawaiin culture to all of our guests.

Dystin

Crew
Aloha! My name is Dystin and I am one of the crew members. I looove the sea and music, so this job is perfect for me! I really enjoy playing the ukulele, singing, and dancing the hula, every day. I would love for everyone to listen to Hawaiian songs.

Tomoki

Tour Guide
Introduction to come

Taira

Crew
Introduction to come

Mike

Boat Captain
Introduction to come

Shanti

Boat Captain & Tour Manager
Aloha! I am a boat captain and the general manager. I was born in Japan and raised in Hawaii. Thanks to my parents I was raised on these beautiful islands filled with Aloha. I love exploring, especially on our boat, Ariya, on the open sea. I also love seeing our guests go home with lots of smiles and happy memories.

Tyler

Crew
Aloha! My name is Tyler and I am one of the crew members. I am very happy to be working out on the West Side of Oahu. I would love for everyone to enjoy Hawaii’s nature as much as I do. I also love how the West Side feels like Hawaii in the old days.

Yuji

Tour Guide
Introduction to come

Mayumi

Tour Guide
Aloha, my name is Mayumi and I am one of the tour guides. I studied Marine Biology for 2 years in Japan and have now been living in Hawaii for 4 years. I love sea creatures, especially dolphins! On my days off, I love to swim in the ocean and go diving. I have also been drumming the Taiko for more than half of my life!

Karen

Tour Guide
Introduction to come

Oliver

Crew
Aloha! I have spent my life here in beautiful Hawaii. I grew up in Aloha aina, the "love of the land". I would love to share with you some of our culture and the beauties of this island. MAHALO from your crew member, Oliver.

Mike

Boat Captain
Aloha, my name is Mike and I am one of the boat captains. Ever since I was a little child, I had been surfing and boxing. As for work, I have only worked on the sea as a boat captain or a crew member. But, I have once played a role of a guy getting chased by dinosaurs, in the movie ‘Jurrasic Park’, filmed in Hawaii.

Wilber

Crew
Aloha! My name is Wilber and I am one of the crew members. I was raised in the West Coast of Oahu, where you can feel the real nature of Hawaii. I love the ocean and the mountains because thats where I grew up; nature is my friend.

Yogi

Crew
Introduction to come

Yusuke

Tour Guide
Introduction coming soon!

Naliko

Crew
Aloha! My name is Naliko and I am one of the crew members. I was born and raised on the west side, just like most of our Hawaiian spinners. I love the ocean and the wild life we have here, so let me show you around my home! We go venchaa!

Danielle

Crew
Introduction to come

On the Road

This is the team that keeps our buses on the road and takes you safely to your destination.

Tommy

Transportation Manager
Aloha, my name is Tommy, the transportation manager. I have been driving Hawaii’s best transportation service, “The Bus”, for more than 30 years. I am very happy to have the opportunity to show our guests the West Side, where I’m from!

John

Driver
Introduction to come

Bernard

Driver
Aloha! My name is Bernard and I am one of the drivers. I have 35 years of experience driving, so I know safety always come first. I’m always happy to share the magic of Hawaii with first-time visitors and repeat visitors to our beautiful island.
Laura - And You Creations Team - Driver

Laura

Driver
Introduction coming soon!

Matt

Driver
Hi, I am Matt and I am one of the drivers. I know every roads in Oahu, the whole island seems to be my backyard. On my days off, I am typically surfing. When I was young, I often participated in surfing competitions. I love the sea as much as I love this island!

Behind the Lens

These are the artists who take photos and videos above and below the water.

Melissa

Photographer
Aloha, my name is Melissa and I am one of the Photographers. I am so thankful that I get to work on the sea every day because I love the ocean! Everyone I work with also loves the ocean, and so do our guests! I am very happy to think that our guests look back to our photos and remember their fun experiences with us.

Eric

Photographer
Aloha! My name is Eric and I’m originally from San Diego, California. I’ve been lucky enough to call the island of Oahu my home for the past 11 years. I’m always looking for new adventures and love the opportunities that the ocean provides. The water is definitely my Happy Place!

Rebecca

Photographer
Introduction to come
Allison - Photographer - And You Creations

Allison

Photographer
Aloha, my name is Allison. I have been taking photos my whole life, but I especially love taking underwater photos! It is a privilege to photograph dolphins in their natural environment, and I love all of the amazing people from around the world I'm able to meet!

Josh

Photographer
Aloha, my name is Josh and I am one of the Photographers. Before finding myself here, I worked as a graphic designer. But, I wanted to do something that can touch peoples’ heart and connect with them. Working alongside with dolphins and sea creatures is the greatest work I can ever ask for!

Austin

Photographer
Aloha! My names Austin and I’m one of the photographers. I love to shoot surfing especially at Pipeline and also surf in my freetime. I love to be in the water and can never get enough!

In the Office

This is the team that helps take your reservations and keep the computers busy

Rich - Team Profile Pictures - And You Creations

Richard

Owner
Aloha! I am the owner of And You Creations. I currently split my time between Hawaii and Japan. Ever since I was young I have lived a healthy and spiritual life. I never miss my daily yoga and meditation. This is the trick to staying calm when things are busy.
Miyuki - And You Creations Team - Office Manager

Miyuki

Office Manager
Aloha! I am Miyuki, the office manager. I moved to Hawaii in 1995 and have seen a lot of changes since then. But west Oahu, where our dolphin tour takes place, still reminds me of the beautiful Hawaii nature I fell in love with. That’s why I love working for And You Creations!

Mayumi

Product Specialist
Aloha, my name is Mayumi and I am a tour guide and product specialist. I studied Marine Biology for 2 years in Japan and then moved to Japan. I love sea creatures, especially dolphins! On my days off, I love to swim in the ocean and go diving. I have also been drumming the Taiko for more than half of my life!

Yui

PR and Marketing Manager
Aloha! My name is Yui and I am in charge of Japanese PR here at Dolphins and You. I fell in love with dolphins since I first swam with them in the Ogasawara Islands. In search for more time with the dolphins, I found myself in Hawaii. I feel the happiest when I’m swimming with the dolphins! (Sorry, husband!)

Kaina

General Manager
Aloha! I am the General Manager. From swimming to body surfing, surfing to canoeing, I love any ocean sports! I am from Kailua, Oahu and I am very proud of my Hawaiian heritage. I am very happy to share the Aloha spirit with all the guests of the tour.

Ikuko

Office
Introduction coming soon!

Allison

Digital Marketing Manager
My name is Allison, and I handle digital marketing for And You Creations. I believe that marketing is a job that you must put your heart into. At And You Creations I can help people gain an appreciation for the stunning and unique nature in Hawaii. And I’m able to promote environmentally friendly actions and the islands' unique culture.

Toshi

Sales Manager
Aloha! I am Toshi and I am the Sales Manager. Born and raised in Hyogo Prefecture. I have also spent 16 years in Saipan, before I finally made it here to Hawaii. I am still a new-comer to Hawaii, but I really enjoy the nature of Oahu. The ocean and mountains are where I really like to hang out on my days off. Let me know if you’d like to know more about the beauty & nature of Oahu!

Eric

Digital Specialist
Introduction coming soon!
Hiromi - Team Profile Pictures - And You Creations

Hiromi

Accounting
Aloha! My name is Hiromi and I am in charge for accounting, here at Dolphin and You. Before finding myself in Hawaii, I lived in Seattle, Washington. I like the moist & rich Seattle, I also love the bright sun of Hawaii. I enjoy working here and being able to see the guests’ faces after their tour. When their happy, I’m happy!

Miko

Office
Aloha! My name is Miko and I work at the office. I was born and raised in Japan, but I moved to Hawaii a few years ago. I love nature and Hawaii’s beautiful surroundings.
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