Nalea J. Ko - Health Journalism Fellow
Nalea was born and raised in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. As a child she became involved at the Hawaii State Capitol, writing and delivering her own testimony on topics such as education and protecting Hawaii’s wildlife. Nalea moved to Los Angeles from Honolulu, Hawaii when she was a teenager. She returned to Hawaii to receive her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Nalea now lives and works in Los Angeles, Calif.