HomeFilipino AmericanHawaii State legislators honor Bretman Rock

Hawaii State legislators honor Bretman Rock

Hawaii State legislators have formally recognized Bretman Rock for bringing positive attention to Hawaii and Filipino culture.

According to KITV, Rock was honored by the Hawaii House of Representatives at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 13. The Filipino Caucus presented the makeup artists and social media star with a lei and a certificate.

“Your influence reaches far beyond our shorelines and you’ve touched the lives of countless individuals across Hawaii and beyond, inspiring us all to embrace our uniqueness and celebrate our individuality,” said State Rep. Darius Kila (D), Honokai Hale-Nanakuli-Maili, per Hawaii News Now.

Rock was born and raised in Ewa Beach on the leeward side of Oʻahu in Hawaii, the Phil Star reports. He thanked the legislature for their praise in an Instagram post.

“I never thought this would ever happen, I was just an Ewa Beach boy twerking behind the manupua truck, giving MTV crib tours of my highschool and singing my boba song everywhere,” Rock said.

AsAmNews is published by the non-profit, Asian American Media Inc. Follow us on FacebookX, InstagramTikTok and YouTube. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support our efforts to produce diverse content about the AAPI communities. We are supported in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library in partnership with the California Department of Social Services and the California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs as part of the Stop the Hate program. To report a hate incident or hate crime and get support, go to CA vs Hate.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest

Worth the Time

Must Read

Regular Features

Latest

Discover more from AsAmNews

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading