Hawaii: Valdir Solera

Hawaii: Valdir Solera

State: Hawaii

City of Residence: Wailiku, Hawaii

Country of origin: Brazil

Arrival in the U.S.: 2013

Mr. Valdir Solera came to the United States from Brazil in 2013. He now lives in Wailiku, Hawaii where he works as a tourist guide and environmentalist. He volunteers every week to protect the endangered green Honu turtles at Ho’okipa Beach and educate tourists about them. In 2013 he created a Facebook community called “Brasileiros em Maui, Havai,” a space where Brazilians in Maui help each other look for jobs and housing, and …

Read More »