"A power within one can impact others."
Pediatric and Adult
Specialized Massage Therapy
NIU, the Hawaiian word for coconut or referred to as coconut tree (Kumu niu), provides many necessities to survive in life from the leaves to the trunk. Similar to the niu, massage nourishes our body through nurturing touch. NIU (HAWAI`I LLC) which is an acronym for Nurturing Is Universal was created based on these understandings.
Biography Ka`anohiokala Pe`a, a native Hawaiian, was born on the island of Hawai`i and raised in Hilo. He comes from a line of massage therapists which include his father and his father's brother and uncles. As an adult, Ka`anohi earned his massage certificate from Ki Mana Academy in 2005 and then obtained his massage license in 2006. He continued his education and became certified as an infant massage teacher, pediatric massage therapist, neonatal intensive care massage therapist, and touch therapy with autism. Although Ka`anohi services both children and adults, his passion is in pediatric massage. He has completed two international outreaches with Liddle Kidz Foundation in Vietnam and the Philippines. There, he was exposed to children with multiple disabilities and health conditions. Through those experiences, he became empowered to provide pediatric massage to Hawai`i's community. Ka`anohi conducts infant massage workshops for expectant mother's for North Hawai`i Community Hospital, has done workshops for a Mom and Baby Fair in Waimea, Keiki Steps, and Punana Leo o Hilo; taught intercession classes on massage for `Imiloa Atronomy Center, and implemented massage to a group of middle and high school students at Ke Kula `O Nawahiokalani`opu`u during the school day. In addition to his own clients, Ka`anohi works for two pain management doctors. One of which he massages the doctor's patients and the other he assists in the doctor's procedures . Ka`anohi has a wide level of experience and aloha for those he serves.
Welina mai me ke aloha
(Welcome with Love)