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Episode 75 EDDIE DOWD (Hawaii News Now personality)

This week welcomes Hawaii News Now news personality Eddie Dowd. On this episode Eddie talks to Thaddeus about using the word Aloha, growing up in foster care, and how it was taking the chance to move to Hawaii.  Eddie also explains how being accepted in Hawaii was important to him, having important local mentors such as Tv anchor Robert Kekaula helped him, and how important it is to him to develop a connection to the Hawaii community.  Lastly the two talk about the future of the news, the importance of social media as a new outlet and Eddie puts his reporting to the test and asked Thaddeus a thoughtful question, 

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Above The Bridge host, Thaddeus “Thad” Park grew up on the windward side of Oahu in Kāneʻohe where he spent his hanabata days playing football, baseball, and excelling at Tae Kwon Do and kickboxing.  His martial arts training later led to his love of teaching Tae Kwon Do and self-defense to children and adults.
Most notably known for promoting and hosting successful nightclub, private club and concert events with promotion company Artist Groove Network, Thad is also a lab technician for the Cancer Research Center of Hawai’i.
Thad is merging his passion for having an exciting time with his gift of engaging in captivating conversation and turning it into a lighthearted podcast.  Keeping it Kāneʻohe, Thad takes his listeners to a childhood hangout to chill, talk story, and have a good time, Above The Bridge!

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