Floyd K. Takeuchi is a writer-photographer who specializes in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands. He has traveled to nearly every corner of Oceania, and worked as a journalist in many of the islands. His experience includes serving as a reporter at the Pacific Daily News on Guam, and managing editor of The Daily Post in Fiji. He has also been a reporter, editor, radio and television anchor and publisher in Hawaii and Japan. He also worked in Washington, D.C. as a senior staffer for a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Floyd was born and raised in the Marshall Islands. He received a BS degree in journalism (cum laude) from Boston University, and a MA in Pacific Islands Studies from the University of Hawaii-Manoa.