How do I become a Hawaii Polo Life influencer? We don’t really have a set criteria, as all of our influencers are unique. The only advice we can offer is to identify what makes you unique and how that unique nature or ability can inspire others to become greater versions of themselves.
More simply - it’s not just about the model - It’s about how you can positively influence others.
Make sure you follow us on social media, tagging us in your posts and repping the Hawaii Polo Life brand! We’re always on the look-out for new talent and we want to support people who support our brand.
María was born in Argentina in 1974 into a family of 4 siblings. From a very young age, she got used to travelling around the world and living in different cities, as his father wasa diplomat. New York was the city where she lived the longest, until the moment when, at the age of seventeen and after a nomad life, she returned to Buenos Aires, studiedPolitical Science and formally started her career as a model. She worked for Ricardo Piñeiro’s agency and it was with this agency that she took part in a wide variety of campaigns and fashion shows for the most important brands both in Argentina and the world. Since then, she has built a solid career as a model and show hostess, participating in advertising campaigns and television programs, in which she has stood out as an interviewer. Her greatest strength: the family she formed with her husband, the number 1 Argentinepolo player, Adolfo Cambiaso. Mother of three children, with whom she shares a cosmopolitan lifestyle and her love for the countryside. Today she is internationally recognized as an Argentine polo and Latin beauty icon.
Kalālapaikuanalu “Kala” Winter
Kalālapaikuanalu “Kala” Winter is a remarkable Native Hawaiian female model and passionate activist who was born and raised on Oahu, Hawaii . She has been gaining recognition in the modeling industry for her striking looks and commitment to social justice. Kala has worked with numerous top designers and brands locally and internationally, showcasing her talent in runway shows, photo shoots, and advertising campaigns for prominent fashion labels. Her unique style and captivating beauty have made her a sought-after model in the industry. In the summer of 2022, she became part of the Hawaii Polo Family, modeling for our HPL X Lanhtropy linen campaign. Her dedication to social justice and environmental issues runs deep, and she is an active advocate for causes affecting her home state, such as climate change and environmental conservation. Kala has participated in various community initiatives and campaigns aimed at promoting sustainable practices and protecting Hawaii's natural resources. Furthermore, Kala is a strong supporter of body positivity and inclusivity. She believes in celebrating all body types and promoting healthy self-esteem in young women. Through her modeling and activism, Kala is using her platform to inspire positive change and raise awareness for important causes. She is a rising star in the modeling industry and an inspiration to young women everywhere, demonstrating that beauty and activism can go hand in hand.
Faith Rogers is a talented model hailing from Hawaii who has achieved international success. She splits her time between Los Angeles, Oahu, and South East Asia, and is currently signed with Premier Models. In addition to her modeling work, Faith is also a certified yoga instructor and has a passion for art, health, and the ocean. Faith first collaborated with the Hawaii Polo Life family in the summer of 2020, modeling for our tie-dye line campaign. She has since participated in our HPL X Lahntropy campaign, which showcased our linen collaboration. Faith's natural beauty and versatility as a model make her a perfect fit for Hawaii Polo Life's beachy and stylish aesthetic.
Brittan Byrd is a rising fashion model who was born and raised on the beautiful island of Oahu. Her appearance on the fourth season of the popular Netflix series "Too Hot To Handle," which premiered on December 7th, 2022, helped catapult her to fame. Currently signed with Premier Models and Gemini Projects, Brittan is based in Los Angeles, California, where she is pursuing her modeling career. In addition to her work in fashion, Brittan is also deeply committed to environmental causes, particularly those related to reef restoration. She is currently working to create a non-profit organization focused on this important issue. In the summer of 2019, Brittan joined the Hawaii Polo Life family and participated in the HPL Polo Lounge Events. Recently, she was featured in the HPL x Lanhtropy Campaign, which highlights our brand's stunning linen collaboration. With her striking looks, impressive talent, and passion for making a positive impact on the world, Brittan is poised for even greater success in the world of fashion and beyond.
Allison “Allie” Chu
Allie Chu is a remarkable woman with a passion for education, the arts, and making a positive impact on the world. She comes from a family that values education and the arts, and her sister, Julianne Chu, was also a successful beauty queen. Allie is the first woman to win both the Miss Hawaii and Miss Hawaii USA titles, which is a testament to her dedication and hard work. Allie is a graduate and valedictorian of Kalani High School, a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society, and a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is an aspiring dermatologist and uses her social media presence to promote sun safety with her hashtag #SafeintheSunHawaii. Since being scouted by an international modeling agency at 17 years old, Allie has pursued a successful career in modeling and acting while completing her undergraduate degree in Psychology. She is a member of the SAG-AFTRA and Actor's Equity unions and has appeared in hit TV shows on FX, CBS, and the Style Network. She has also graced the runways of New York Fashion Week and has been featured in multiple national modeling campaigns. Music is one of Allie's passions, and she is a voting member of the Grammy Awards. She has been classically trained to sing opera since the age of five and has performed at notable events such as the 75th anniversary Commemoration Ceremony of the 442nd Battalion in France. Allie is also committed to perpetuating and preserving the Hawaiian culture, as evidenced by her studies of ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi at UH Manoa, her 11 years singing Hawaiian music with the Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus, and her volunteer work with the Protect Kahoʻolawe Organization. Allie's dedication to education, the arts, and her culture make her an inspiration to many.
Amber Abara, a talented model and actress, was born and raised on the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii. Her stunning appearance and natural abilities have quickly launched her into the spotlight of the entertainment industry. Starting her modeling career at a young age, Amber has collaborated with numerous top brands and designers, both locally and internationally. Her impressive portfolio includes runway shows, photo shoots, and advertising campaigns for renowned fashion brands. Amber's versatility and range as a model are demonstrated in her appearances in several prominent publications. Amber's acting career is equally impressive. She played Gerry in "Paradise City" and gained recognition for her appearance in the 2021 television series "The White Lotus." Her dedication and versatility as an actress bring complex characters to life on screen. Amber's affiliation with the Hawai Polo Life Family began in the summer of 2021 when she modeled for HPL X Rocio. G campaign. Despite her busy schedule, Amber is devoted to her roots and actively participates in community events and charitable organizations that promote and preserve the unique culture and beauty of Hawaii. With her natural talent, stunning beauty, and commitment to her craft and community, Amber Abara is a rising star in the entertainment industry, and her future looks promising.
Andrea Stickel is a fashion model originally from San Jose, California. She went to college at the University of San Diego and earned her Bachelors degree in Communications and Business. While she was going to school, she also danced for the NFL team the San Diego Chargers. Currently, she is represented by No Ties Management and Premier Models Hawaii. You may have seen her in Teen Vogue or Cosmopolitan as the face of Murad Skincare. Andrea now resides in Honolulu, Hawaii while still traveling to model for swimwear, activewear, and fashion brands. She recently participated in Hawaii Polo Life's Summer 2020 campaign showcasing our tie dye line.
Zoe Stone is an actress and fashion designer born on September 18, 1998 in Stuttgart, Germany. She moved 11 times by the time she was 13 years old, all over the United States and abroad in both Beijing, China and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Entering into high school, her family settled in Honolulu, Hawaii where Zoe lived for 4 years, the longest she has ever lived in a single place. Zoe moved to San Francisco in 2016 to attend University and study Fashion Design. Zoe started her own clothing brand in 2018 which led her to move to Los Angeles, California. She currently lives in Honolulu, Hawaii and is signed to Renew Artists Hawaii. Zoe Stone participated in Hawaii Polo Life's Summer 2020 campaign showcasing our tie dye line.
Leah Rose is a fashion model from Florida, where she is signed with Next Miami, Nevs Models London, and Renew Hawaii. Leah is the girlfriend of Polo Player and Hawaii Polo Life Ambassador, Mariano Gracida. You might have spotted Leah early in 2019 when she was featured in our Uncertain Love video with Nano Gracida. Most recently, Leah Rose was featured alongside Nano in our new product campaign, A Day in the Life of. Leah also hosted interview sessions in the Hawaii Polo Life lounged where she was also supporting the Hawaii Polo Life team on the field.
Victoria Briele Olona
Victoria is Miss Nevada Usa 2020. She particpated in the HPL 2019 Denver photo shoot showcasing our Shibori line. She is currently signed to The Block Agency and is an avid equestrian who loves dressage (which made her the perfect candidate for our photoshoot!) Victoria is also a model for Monster Energy drink. Catch her latest Monster Energy video HERE.
Juliann Chu is a certified special education teacher in Hawaii and lives an active island lifestyle. Julianne participates in ocean activities and loves supporting the Hawaii Polo Life team at Sunday Polo in the Hawaii Polo Life lounge. Julie was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2018. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2016 as a spokesmodel for our Hawaii Polo Championships, and participated in our 2018 Hawaii Polo Life Spring Invitational. Julie was in our 2018 product campaign for the Island Jersey Collection that was shot by Horseplay. This was in collaboration with Coconut Cheeks.
Lauren Teruya , Miss Teen Hawaii USA 2017, is an adventure seeking, dancing, singing, theatre enthusiast. She has performed in 9 live musicals at Diamond Head Theatre, worked as a principal on Hawaii 5-0, recently filmed a UCLA thesis film in Hawaii and is a contributor to Hawaii News Now. Iolani Graduate currently attending UCLA. Lauren loves the Sunday Polo and can be spotted in the HPL Lounge during Hawaii Polo Season.
Brielle Birkholm is signed with Renew Artist in Hawaii. Brielle was born and raised in Maui. Brielle says, the natural beauty of the islands and the caring nature of the people definitely shaped how she carries herself. She truly lives by the Aloha spirit. Brielle was featured in the Hawaii Polo Life 2019 Product campaign shot by Michael Voorhees.
Cheyenne Gordon is a LA based model and influencer signed with Brand in LA and Premier in Hawaii. Cheyenne joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2019 when she came to the Aloha state to shoot the 2019 Product Campaign shot by Michael Voorhees.
Pamela started playing polo while at boarding school at Culver Academies. She went on to SMU where she was one of the founding members of the SMU Polo Team. After graduating from SMU, she continued her involvement with the polo team while attending the SMU Dedman School of Law. Pamela is now an Attorney with a focus on Commercial Property Tax matters. She also sits on the Board of Governors for the United States Polo Association. Pamela is a rescue horse advocate who rescues and rehabilitates slaughter bound horses to become Polo Ponies. Her first rescue, Stella played in the 2019 US Open Women’s Polo Championship where Pamela and the Hawaii Polo Life team took the victory. Pamela was awarded Amateur MVP, and was the recipient of the 2019 Clint Nagle Equine Welfare award. Pamela has played for the HPL team in the 2019, 2020, and 2021 US Open Women’s Polo Championship tournaments. Securing victory in both 2019, and 2020, and making it to the finals in 2021. She will be yet again joining the HPL team in the 2022 US Open Women’s Polo Championship series.
Malia Murphey is an Ocean athlete and model that was born and raised on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Malia can be seen in the Hawaii Polo Life 2019 Product campaign that was shot by Michael Voorhees.
Angie Svinarenko joined us in the 2018 Catamaran shoot for the Island Jersey collection in collaboration with Coconut Cheeks. She was already part of the Coconut Cheeks family, and Hawaii Polo Life was extremely excited to collaborate with her and Coconut Cheeks. Born in California, but raised in Hawaii she exudes the Aloha Spirit. Angie is a sun-drenched model known for her appearance in Playboy and appeared in campaigns for other big ocean lifestyle brands.
Hailey Grossman is signed with Premier Models in Hawaii. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2018 and participated in many events this same year. She was a spokesmodel for the Hawaii Polo Life Spring Invitational and attended the Garden Party. Hailey joined us on the 2018 Catamaran photo shoot in collaboration with Coconut Cheeks and shot by Horseplay to showcase our Island Jersey Collection.
Eva Blacker is signed with Premier Models in NYC, LA & Hawaii. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2018 and participated in many events this same year. She was a spokesmodel for the Hawaii Polo Life Spring Invitational and attended the Garden Party. Eva joined us on the 2018 Catamaran photo shoot in collaboration with Coconut Cheeks and shot by Horseplay to showcase our Island Jersey Collection.
Julia is an actress, model, and writer who has been featured in Sports Illustrated, Maxim, and Men’s Health, to name a few. She has also appeared in numerous feature films and television shows. She has produced and directed three short films and has a production company, Paradox with offices in New York and Venice. Julia can be spotted in the Hawaii Polo Life 2016 Hawaii Polo Life and Hawaii International Polo Association photo shoot.
Meagan Lee is a model with Muse NYC, CGM Miami, and Directions. Meagan joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2016 with a Hawaii Polo Life and Hawaii International Polo Association photo shoot.
Nadia Mejia was Miss California in 2016 and placed top 5 and fan favorite in Miss USA 2016. Nadia has been featured in campaigns for global shoe and cosmetic brands. Nadia joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2016 with a Hawaii Polo Life and Hawaii International Polo Association photo shoot.
Danielle Abe is a local Hawaii Model that shot with Hawaii Polo Life in 2016 for the Hawaii Polo Life Leisure Line photo shoot. She can also be seen on previous covers of Modern Luxury, Ala Moana.
Christen Harper is an American Model and Actress. She can be seen on hit shows like Entourage or you can read her interview in Maxim in 2017. She is signed to Wilhelmina LA & NY. You can find Harper in the 2015 Hawaii Polo Life Magazine and Pomaikai Photo Shoot.
Kelly Gray is a Model and Actress who appeared in Over Easy (2017), Sex Ed (2014) and Never Winter (2010). She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2015 with Hawaii Polo Life Magazine spread and Pomaikai photo shoot.
Megan is signed to Wilhelmina Models and joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2015 with Hawaii Polo Life Magazine spread and Pomaikai photo shoot.
Brianna Barnes is a LA based model with Newmark Models. She came to Hawaii to support the brand in 2015 with a Hawaii Polo Life Magazine shoot and our Pomaikai photo shoot.
Moani Hara is a professional Model, Dancer and Actress who was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2014. Moani was born and raised in Nu’uanu, Hawaii. Moani joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2012 where she was in the Hawaii Polo Life Magazine Photo Shoot for swimwear and fashion.
Diana Chaves is a Model and Actress and could previously been seen playing Maria Morales in Hawaii Five-O. Diana jointed the Hawaii Polo Life family when the brand shot her for an Army Navy Match by CJ DeWolf.
Olga is a Model that jointed the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2013 where she was featured in a spread in the Hawaii Polo Life Magazine.
Ocean Ramsey is a Shark and Marine Biologist and Conservationist. She is also a Freediver that gets up close and personal to great white sharks to bring attention to shark conservation. Sharks are critical to our underwater ecosystem that affects all marine life, including the ones that surround the Aloha State. Ramsey was featured in our 2013 Hawaii Polo Life Magazine. Don’t forget to check out her Tedx Talk to learn more.
Shelby Bay is a Michigan born model that is signed with Newmark Models. She is known largely for her work as a swimwear and athletic wear model. Shelby appeared in the Hawaii Polo Life and Hawaii International Polo Association photo shoot in 2016.
Jessica Campos was a Miami Dolphin Cheerleader from 2012-2017. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family with our 2017 Valiente photo shoot in Miami.
Monica Velasco was a Miami Dolphin Cheerleader from 2013-2017. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family with our 2017 Valiente photo shoot in Miami.
Alyssa Ehler is signed with Premier Models in Hawaii. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2018 and participated in many events this same year. She was a spokesmodel for the Hawaii Polo Life Spring Invitational and attended the Garden Party. Hailey joined us on the 2018 Catamaran photo shoot in collaboration with Coconut Cheeks and shot by Horseplay to showcase our Island Jersey Collection.
Lily Watters was a Miami Dolphin Cheerleader from 2011-2014. She joined the Hawaii Polo Life family with our 2017 Valiente photo shoot in Miami.
Louis Solywada is an ocean athlete from the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Louis has done campaigns for Versace and Ralph Lauren and is signed with Wilhelmina Model Agency. He is an artist and musician that sells art in a local café in Haliewa. Louis can be seen in the Hawaii Polo Life 2019 Product campaign that was shot by Michael Voorhees.
Travis Smith is an ocean athlete from the North Shore Oahu, Hawaii. Travis owns Sunrise Shack, a great local spot for bullet coffee and super foods. Travis joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2019 where Michael Voorhees shot him in the ocean and Dillingham Ranch supporting the new 2019 Product Campaign for Hawaii Polo Life.
Noa Ginella is local to Hawaii and signed with Premier Models. Noa is active in Ocean sports from surfing, to SUP, sailing, and diving. Noa first appeared in our 2016 Hawaii Polo life and Hawaii International Polo Association shoot, then most recently in our 2019 Product Campaign shot by Mike Voorhees. Check out Noa in our Reggae Vibing YouTube Video.
Ryley Colle lives the Aloha Spirit in Oahu, Hawaii. Ryley is an ocean athlete, yogi, and model signed with Renew Artist in Hawaii. Ryley can be spotted in the Hawaii Polo Life lounge during Hawaii Polo Season, supporting the Hawaii Polo Life Team. He was recently featured in the 2019 Product Campaign shot by Michael Voorhees on the North Shore.
Austin Kino is ocean Athlete & Model, born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii. He is a Hokulea Navigator and loves sailing because he can be free from distractions and can enjoy being in the present. Kino joined the Hawaii Polo Life family in 2015, but can also been seen in campaigns for Hawaii Polo Life and a Hawaii International Polo Association (HIPA) in 2016 or other brand events in 2017.
Dante Spencer is an American Model and Comedic Actor. His film and TV career go back many years, with a recent role in the movie The Joksters in 2015. Dante appeared in a 2016 shoot with Hawaii Polo Life and one for our non-profit, Hawaii International Polo Association (HIPA).
Nick Jones as signed with Premier Models in Hawaii and joined the Hawaii Polo life family in our 2016 casual apparel line photo shoot with Mike Voorhees as our photographer.
Raleigh Dean is a Polo Player, Horse Handler, and Model. Dean currently resides in Connecticut and is the Polo Manager at the Greenwich Polo Club. Hawaii Polo Life was excited to shoot Dean in the 2013 Hawaii Polo Life Magazine Cover Shoot.