Megan Kaleipumehana Cabral (Pumehana) identifies as a queer Kanaka and child of the diaspora. She was born in Hawaiʻi and raised between the islands and the continent, with family in Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island, California and Washington. A recent Master of Social Work and proud Kanaka ʻŌiwi, she strives to learn and work with Native Hawaiian communities and cares deeply about perpetuating the culture. Her current work includes: social justice and community building through film, project management with ‘āina-based nonprofits, and creative projects with the queer/ trans/ instersex/ people of color (QTIPOC) community. She believes that creative, collaborative community work is pivotal to long-term social change.