Kumu Hula Gina was born between her father from Oahu Island and her mother from Hawaii island, who’s part of a long line descendant of Kamehameha.
She has been loving hula since her childhood, and was active as a member of Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu'uanahulu in hula competitions. After that, She had a 'uniki to become a Kumu Hula by Kumu Hula Sonny Ching of Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu'uanahulu. She also contributed some Japanese Halau to lead a prize in various competitions.
Currently, as a Kumu Hula of Hālau Nā Mamo O Kahalelehua, and has been teaching hula and Hawaiian culture.
She has a profound knowledge of making leis, and has been making leis such as Queen Lili'uokalani's stage, weddings, parties, and horse leis for parade.
She served a judge at Lei Contest by City and Country of Honolulu over 10 years.
Started learning hula at the age of seven under Kumu Hula Uncle George Holokai
Studied under Kumu Hula Aunty Helen Kamauu
Studied under Kumu Hula Aunty Helen Hew Len
Met Kumu Hula Sonny Ching at her son's May Day Performance, and danced hula with him
Was appointed to be an alaka'i for Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu'uanahulu by Kumu Hula Sonny Ching
Started teaching hula at the community class of Paki Park
Competed in Merrie Monarch Festival as a member of Hālau Nā Mamo O Pu'uanahulu, and won 1st place Wahine auana
1995 - 1998
Teached hula and lei-making at hotels and schools
Started serving a judge at Lei Contest by City and County of Honolulu
Led some Halau’s in multiple competitions
2005 - 2007
Had a privilege to lead her unit in King Kamehameha Floral Parade
Had a 'uniki to become a Kumu Hula by Kumu Hula Sonny Ching
Established Hālau Nā Mamo O Kahalelehua in Oahu
Opened Hālau Nā Mamo O Kahalelehua in Japan