Donna-Flor Manalo and her family’s life transformed when they moved from Hawaii to Alaska–cultivating new passions and businesses. Manalo’s family created a food truck a.k.a “jeepney,” which refers to the inspiration of a public transportation vehicle commonly used in the Philippines. With Alaska’s abundance of opportunities and Donna Flor’s love for Hawaiian and Filipino culture, her and her family established Jeepney Filipino-Hawaiian Fusion Food.
Video and story by Mizelle Mayo
Music by Universal Production Music
Additional photos provided by Donna-Flor Manalo
Archived footage courtesy of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park