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Hiehie Communications is an integrated strategic communications practice in Hawaiʻi, helping your business or organization better understand and tell your story.

Proprietor T. Ilihia Gionson is a professional communicator, bringing people together through the power of the stories we all share. He’s worked as a writer and producer in print and television journalism with multiple local and statewide outlets in both English and Hawaiian. He has done private sector and government public relations on the federal, state, and county levels, including five years in the office of Hawaiʻi County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Ilihia was also selected as a show writer and lyricist for Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa with Walt Disney Imagineering.

Since 2010, Ilihia has been providing freelance writing, public relations, photography, videography, and graphic design services through Hiehie Communications.



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No two clients are the same, and no two stories are best told in the same way. Hiehie can help formulate or refine your strategy to tell your story for maximum effectiveness.


Once your strategy is set, Hiehie can execute. In-house capabilities include audio production, community outreach, graphic design, media relations, photography, social media content creation and management, video production, and writing. Additional capabilities are just a partnership away.

Specialties include government strategy, Hawaiian culture and language, and political campaigns.


In addition to full-service integrated communications, Hiehie offers services a la carte to support your business or organization's existing efforts.