(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

Karen

Tour Guide
Aloha! I’m Karen, one of the Japanese tour guides. I was born in Japan and raised in Hawaii. I have been dancing hula since I was a child and have been immersed in the Hawaiian culture. It’s an honor to share the beauty and knowledge of Hawaii with all of our guests!

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.

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.

Mike

Boat Captain
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.

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

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.

Yogi

Crew
Aloha! My name is Yogi and I work as one of the deckhands on the Ariya. Born and raised in California, I am lucky to call Oahu home. I'm a Freediving, ocean and marine wildlife enthusiast, who loves sharing my passions with everyone I can.

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
Aloha! My name is Laura, and I am a CDL driver. I was born and raised here on this beautiful island of Oahu. I am fortunate to share with you my Aloha spirit and create lasting memories for each and every one of our guest on our tours. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride on this island that we call paradise!

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.

Rebecca

Photographer
Introduction to come

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!

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!)
AYC Staff- Marilyn

Marilyn

Office Staff
Aloha! I am a local girl born and raised in Oahu, but also lived in Colorado and North Carolina. I missed the water and sun too much, so I returned to my home. Seeing visitors having fun and experiencing Hawaii is a beautiful thing to observe.

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.

Cody

Social Media Specialist
Whats up everyone! My name is Cody and I am a Digital Content Specialist for And You Creations. When I am not behind the lens grabbing new perspectives of Hawaii, I am either behind the drum set rocking out or I am busy getting my adrenaline rush from an epic hike. If you ever see me around don't be afraid to start up a conversation. Until then much Mahalo's!

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
Aloha everyone! My name is Eric. I'm currently a member of the digital team for And You Creations, and I'm behind a lot of the graphics you see at AYC, like the buses, banners and posters. When I'm not working on graphics, I like to spend my time shooting short videos and engaging in digital photography. I hope you'll enjoy all the tours we have on offer here at AYC!
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!