Jayna Omaye

Former Staff Writer at HONOLULU Magazine

Jayna Omaye joined HONOLULU Magazine as a staff writer after working as a newspaper reporter in Hawai‘i and Orlando. Born and raised on O‘ahu, she earned her master’s degree from Northwestern University and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, both in journalism. Jayna grew up writing and dancing hula, and spent most of her adult life traveling and exploring the Mainland and abroad. She is happy to be home working as a journalist.


Hawaiʻi Siblings Get Fishy On Their Family’s OC16 Show

Photo: by Todd FuerteFrom left: Jaidon-Patrick, Ozias, Elijah and Sarai in Keiki Fishing Adventures. The O’Day siblings—Ozias, Jaidon-Patrick, Sarai and Elijah—show us that there (literally) are plenty of fish in the sea. Their TV show Keiki Fishing Adventures and YouTube…

Our Guide: 2019 Honolulu Festival

Photo: Courtesy of Honolulu Festival Foundation If you’re interested in learning about the cultures of the Pacific Rim, the Honolulu Festival is the place to be. Now in its 25th year, the three-day festival typically attracts thousands of visitors and performers…