Jim was born and raised on Oahu and has lived in Asia and California for much of the last 20 years. When he is not working on a book project, he is planning his family's next trip back home to Hawaii. This is Jim's first children's book.
Monika is a Hawaii-based illustrator and designer, originally from California. She has always loved to draw since she was a child and is excited about the completion of this book, which is her first. Monika loves to spend her free time with her daughter and husband.