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FAIKA! S2:E45 – Turkey Trot and Turning 50

Published on November 11, 2018 By Carl

Samoan Solutions turns out yet another hit event with the 8th Annual Turkey Trot!  Hear how much fun can be had by people that are getting together for an event that helps people in need.  Listen in as we salute Epi Aumavae and Faga Misa for being positive Pacific Islander Role Models for our youth. […]

FAIKA! S2:E44 – Samoan Solutions

Published on November 3, 2018 By Carl

TURKEY TROT 2018!!  The organization that brought us “Fagogo O Samoa” this past summer and The Gift of Education; Lumina’i Scholarship” is gearing up for what has quickly become a Bay Area Pacific Islander classic event, the Turkey Trot.  Tune in and learn from Samoan Solutions founder Epi Aumavae what it is all about and […]

FAIKA! S2:E43 – Light The Night!

Published on October 27, 2018 By Carl

Cancer survivors and Faika hosts Nackie and Carl were live at Avaya Stadium in San Jose on Saturday night celebrating “Light The Night”.   Light The Night is a series of fundraising campaigns benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) funding of research to find blood cancer cures.  Learn more about the event and Nackie and Carl’s […]

FAIKA! S2:E42 – Coach Taulaga Elisaia

Published on October 20, 2018 By Carl

Coach Taulaga Elisaia from the South City High School Football program gives a candid interview where he discusses the issues and challenges that he has faced since taking position in March earlier this year.  Perceptions, administration and the implementation of a true scholar-first, athlete-second approach has not been easy for Taulaga and he walks us […]

Faika! S2:E41 – Janay Harding, Doris Tulifau and Neo Veavea

Published on October 13, 2018 By Carl

Bellator Women Mixed Martial Arts Featherweight contender Janay “Hollowpoint” Harding joins us to talk through journey with MMA and specifically her big win over Conor McGregor teammate Sinead Kavanagh on October 12th.  Harding utilized great range and timing to land huge elbows in the first round that opened a nasty cut on Kavanagh’s forehead just […]

FAIKA: S2:E38 – BELLATOR 206 San Jose!!

Published on September 22, 2018 By Carl

The biggest Mixed Martial Arts event in California is taking place on September 29th where the SAP center will host Bellator 206.  Rhythmic Catalysts and promoter JT Tenedora have several fighters on the card and three of them will be in-studio guests on Sunday morning.  Ricky Abdelaziz, Isaiah Gonzalez, and Anthony Figueroa will tell us […]

FAIKA! S2:E37 – Take A Knee

Published on September 8, 2018 By Carl

Nike‘s decision to name former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick as their spokesperson for their 30th Anniversary “Just Do It” campaign detonated a storm of social media that threatened to break the internet this week.  We will have a Pacific Islander  and former member of the military Coco Lozada as our guest.  Lozada served in the […]

FAIKA! S2:E36 – Lady Pasifika and Faauuga Moliga

Published on September 1, 2018 By Carl

Lady Pasifika is a groundbreaking, hard hitting, ideologically forward minded publication that was created in the Aloha State of Hawaii.  Pacific Islander entrepreneur Tolua Samifua envisioned the genesis of this information packed digital creation that is days away from unveiling it’s second edition to the world.  Tolua will be with the Faika podcast in the […]

FAIKA! S2:E35 – Carl, Nackie, Neo and Lady Pasifika

Published on August 25, 2018 By Carl

Lady Pasifika founder Tolua Samifua is a last minute addition to the Faika Podcast!  Tolua is in Hawaii facing down Hurricane Lane and will give us an update on the happenings in the Aloha State as well as the up to date information on the upcoming latest edition of Lady Pasifika Magazine.   Joseph “Jungle” Taeotui was […]

FAIKA! S2:E34 – HEIVA O TĀ’U ‘ORI

Published on August 18, 2018 By Carl

HEIVA O TĀ’U ‘ORI is a Tahitian dance contest being held on September 1st and 2nd in Fairfield California.  Vai Hau Nui is the hosting Dance Company and the three emcees will be Eddie Thompson Sr, John Gavieres and none other than the Faika podcasts very own Nackie!  We will have the MC trio in […]

FAIKA! S2:E33 – Jenn Alvarez

Published on August 11, 2018 By Carl

Jenn Alvarez – Survivor, Wife, Mother, Sister and Friend……..AND our Faika in-studio guest this Sunday!! Jenn  is our Pacific Islander role model.  She founded SoulJen Solutions to empower men and women. Listen Sunday as we talk to herabout how she became a business owner and community activist. All My Usos (AMU Worldwide) will be LIVE […]

FAIKA! S2:E32 – Mo Musiq

Published on August 4, 2018 By Carl

Mo Musiq will be in-studio on 8/5 to share his journey.  Mo is a Samoan artist, an innovator and a producer from Santa Clara, CA.  He has collaborated with such artists as Cutthroat Mode, Kennyon Brown, and David Rhythm.  His influences are driven from 80’s music and his personal life draws inspiration from his spirituality and […]

FAIKA! S2:E31 – Ricky Abdelaziz and Rhythmic Catalyst

Published on July 28, 2018 By Carl

Ricky Abdelaziz is coming off a dominating win over Rocky Batten in Rhythmic Catalyst‘s “West Coast Elite II” event in San Jose last month. Abdelaziz used devastating leg kicks to the point that Batten could not answer the bell for round 2. It was a dominant and impressive win. In the crowd that afternoon was […]

FAIKA! S2:E30 – Chop It Up!

Published on July 21, 2018 By Carl

Nackie and Carl look back on The Week That Was so many things.  The list is long of the subjects that the Faika hosts will cover between 10:00 and 12:00 Noon in the Flagship Studio 1A on FCCFREERADIO.COM. “LIVE AND DIRECT” is now from heaven.  We will talk about the epic three day celebration of […]

FAIKA! S2:E29 – All My Usos (AMU)

Published on July 14, 2018 By Carl

“Live Life To The Fullest”  is a well known phrase to those that were lucky enough to share time with Taupolo “JayTee” Mauia and be part of his life ride.  JT’s earthly ride came to conclusion on June 30th of this year.  All My Usos (@allmyusos on Instagram) AMU is an organization that JT helped […]

FAIKA! S2:E28 – All Men Panel (AMP) Edition Neo, DannyBoy and Walter

Published on July 7, 2018 By Carl

All MEN PANEL (AMP) !  The Faika Podcast presents The Season 2 “AMP” Edition of Episode 28.  Men from varying areas of the Pacific Islander community will be on the microphones talking about what it means to be a “man” in today’s society. College educated, socially forward and community minded Walter Manuofetoa will join us […]

FAIKA! S2:E25 – Anna Tasi

Published on June 16, 2018 By Carl

Anna Tasi knows the “rules” of the money game.  Tune in on 6/17 as the Faika podcast highlights an aspect of life that many Pacific Islanders can use help with; how to manage our money.  Kavenga, Fa’alavelave, etc.  What is the fiscally responsible ways to manage customs like these but still adhere to western societal […]

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