Bernadette Baraquio Hamada is a multi-award-winning producer, and former anchor on the KHON2 Morning News. She is a UH Manoa Graduate with a BA in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Music. She has appeared in numerous local specials such as the Great Aloha Run, the Taste of Honolulu and Hawaii's exclusive documentary, "A Day in the Life of Governor Linda Lingle."
She has written and hosted OC16's special music series, "Hawaiian Classics, and is the Creative Director and Executive Producer of "Living Local with the Baraquios." Bernadette also enjoys producing videos for the Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii; with her two most recent projects covering "Vocations in the Diaconate" and 2008 Telly Award Winning: "Vocations in the Priesthood."