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Good Vibrations! Visitors from the Solomon Islands!

Hafa Adai Solomon Islands!Showing our visitors where we come from at Budfest and Capitol Fokai.Free live contemporary and indigenous performances by our new friends from far and near. Standing Invitation. Everyone is more than welcome. #goodvibrations#shareculture#fisforfestpac  Read More →

What You Need To Know About the 12TH FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS on Guam

12th Festival of the Pacific Guam FESTPAC ADVISORY: Parking, road closures and other facts   WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 12TH FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS   The 12th Festival of Pacific Arts starts on May 22. - 5 a.m., May 22: Traditional Welcome of the Seafarers o Delegation members and the public will welcome 15 vessels representing Guam,... [Read more of this review]

Chamorro Slinging | Acho Atupat

Chamorro Slinging The sling and sling stone have been a part of Chamorro History between 1500 years to 3500 years depending on who you talk to. As a citizen under the only national flag of the world with a sling stone–I’ve been fascinated with slinging for a really long time now. But like most other locals, was happy enough putting it on... [Read more of this review]

Keenan Cornelius back to Guam with his first lesson in Guam’s native and trademark weapon, the sling.

Keenan Cornelius & TheForce Fokai Keenan Cornelius Slinging on Guam HAFA ADAI,THE FORCE & THE MARIANAS OPEN! Frank the Crank Camacho welcomes Keenan Cornelius back to Guam with his first lesson in Guam’s native and trademark weapon, the sling.Good Vibrations and Culture Sharing with Keenan#jiujitsuinparadise#theforce  Read More →

ROOTS: Fokai OLD VILLAGE REAL FLAG TANK! Where the Guam Flag was designed.

ROOTS: Fokai OLD VILLAGE REAL FLAG TANK! Where the Guam Flag was designed. Fokai OLD VILLAGE REAL FLAG TANK Get your Fokai OLD VILLAGE REAL FLAG TANK here! The Great Seal of Guam by: ns.gov.gu The blueprint shows a tree and proa (canoe) in front of a silhouette of Urunao (It is not Two Lover’s Point, see below) and specifies the flag’s... [Read more of this review]

SHARE JIUJITSU: Fernando “Terere” Augusto

SHARE JIUJITSU: Fernando “Terere” Augusto For friends and Family in the United States and whoever else might be a day behind– Happy Mothers DayFernando “Terere” Augusto and his beautiful mother in Brazil!#cultivatethespirit#itsafamilything#nevergiveup —————- Fernando Augusto, most commonly known by... [Read more of this review]

ByTheBay VOYAGER – Northern Mariana Island Pagan

ByTheBay VOYAGER – Northern Mariana Island Pagan GinenMarianas.com Pagan Northern Mariana Islands   Pagan is a volcanic island in the Mariana Islands archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, belonging to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Formerly inhabited, the inhabitants were evacuated due to volcanic eruptions in 1981. Archaeological... [Read more of this review]

VIDEO: Fight Night Rotterdam: Guam’s Jon Tuck

Jon Tuck vs Nick Hein UFC Fight Night Jon Tuck brings a part of his heritage with him into every fight, giving him strength and the fighting spirit. Catch his upcoming fight against Nick Hein at UFC Fight Night Rotterdam this Sunday. Tuck finds strength and fighting spirit in the Chamorro heritage and culture. You see his heart and desire to fight in... [Read more of this review]

Island Girl World Achievement:Pia Mia Perez

Incredible, Remarkable, and absolutely Amazing. At just 21years old, Pia Mia Perez was just had picked by Music Phenom Madonna as Fashion Director of her new fashion label “Material Girl”. With all the setbacks to excel in Hollywood that might work against a small island girl, Pia Perez (Pia Mia) has overcome all odds to make it to the top... [Read more of this review]

Fokai/Guahan Napu collaboration tank by Ed Lacquata

Ed Lacquata Surf Guam #justaddwaterHomemade fashion modification to Fokai/Guahan Napu collaboration tank by Ed LacquataEd, “Gonzo” Lacquata had gone from one of Guam’s top surfers to one of Guam’s most extensive surf artists back in the late 80′s. With countless of hand drawn and painted surf art pieces–his trademark... [Read more of this review]

Brandon Vera’s thoughts on Conor McGregor’s dispute with UFC

Brandon The Truth Vera Brandon Vera Facebook Post By: Brandon “The Truth” Vera I have been asked a number of times about my thoughts on Conor McGregor’s dispute with the UFC. First, I understand why many fighters may not like McGregor personally because of his promotional antics and some of the comments he has made about his fellow competitors.... [Read more of this review]

Pena wins Marianas Open, receives $10,000 prize

  Pena wins Marianas Open, receives $10,000 prize Katy Clarke, kclarke@guampdn.com 10:42 p.m. ChST April 16, 2016   FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn Marianas Open jiujitsu tournament  Fullscreen Brazilian Jiujitsu black belts Guilherme Augusto Santos, left, and Felipe Pena, both from Brazil, kick off the main event action at the... [Read more of this review]

The Voyagers: Ana Varu Rediected

Mother nature cuts proa voyage short, journey ends in Palau Jerick Sablan, jpsablan@guampdn.com 9:52 a.m. ChST April 18, 2016   (Photo: Courtesy Ignacio R. “Nash” Camacho) 163 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 3 COMMENTEMAILMORE Two men traveling on a Chamorro style proa from Taiwan to Guam had a rough journey at sea, which ended in... [Read more of this review]

Felipe Pena Strollin by the Fokai Shop

Felipe Pena Fokai Shop The Force is with Them:Welcome to Guam all our visiting competitors and Congratulatons to all the competitors and podium takers of the Marianas Open 2016.Blackbelt Open 2016 Marianas Open Champion Felipe Pena and Lorena with awesome host Tony Q swing by the epicenter for a good vibe and Hafa Adai.#thefokaishop#theforce#sharejiujitsu  Read More →

2016 Marianas Open Official Press Conference

2016 Marianas Open 2016 Marianas Open Press Conference Verona Resort Featuring Black Belt Absolute Athletes: - Felipe Pena - Guilherme Augusto - Keenan Cornelius - Jacob Guererro - Joey Bouhey - Terrence Aflague - Bryant Pangelinan - Igor Schneider 2016 Marianas Open Press Conference Verona Resort 2 The Official 2016 Marianas Open Press Conference was... [Read more of this review]