Born and raised on the Windward side of Oʻahu, Meghan graduated from the University of San Francisco with a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science. Her health practitioner training continued with lomilomi work since 2007 studying under Kumu Lomilomi, Enrick Ortiz, Jr., as his apprentice in January 2013, and as assistant in teaching his classes since May 2014. In 2008 she went through Haku Hoʻoponopono training with Aunty Malia Craver and Lehua Pouha at QLCC in Kalihi, and trained in Lāʻau Lapaʻau with Kahuna Lāʻau Lapaʻau Levon Ohai starting in 2009.
Her graduation from Hawaiʻinuiākea, Center for Hawaiian Studies at UH Mānoa, with her MA in December 2015 in ʻIke Hawaiʻi with a thesis on historical trauma and itʻs health repercussions, bodily, spiritually, governmentally for Kānaka Hawaiʻi also informs her birthwork supporting her community’s growing families with training from New Beginnings Doula Training, and ʻEhuola – Ka Lāhui o Ka Pō’s practitioner training through Kōkua Kalihi Valley’s Hoʻoulu ʻĀina program.
She studied under Reiki Master Britt Yap since 2018 and from May 2019 to March 2020 she served as Director of Education and Community Outreach at the Waimānalo Market Co-op in their non-profit sector, supporting the Ola Hou program that improved food security and practices with two populations: students at Mālama Honua Public Charter School; and women who were either pregnant and/or breastfeeding.
Kū I Ke Aloha serves as her practitioner and education platform for community healing to address personal and historical atrocities and hardships that can be revalued and transformed into opportunities to learn and grow and be a part reclaiming who we truly are – individually and communally on a path towards truth, justice, peace, growth and healing.