Heroes’ Hearts©

Heroes’ Hearts©

Heroes’ Hearts© Dedication Ceremony At Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum

LONG BEACH, CA – On Saturday, February 10, 2018 a very special and heart warming dedication will take place at the Pacific Island Ethnic Art Museum (PIEAM), 695 Alamitos Avenue. Long Beach from 5 to 6 p.m. Gordon Richiusa, director and president of Heroes’ Hearts©, plus a member of his board Michelle Manu, producer of […]

Heroes’ Hearts® Hawaii Tour: Pearl Harbor Artifact Returns To Hawaii

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Download PDF Press Release LOS ANGELES, CA — (November 17, 2016). The original Heroes’ Hearts bracelet will return to Hawaii one week before the 75th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Representatives from the Heroes’ Hearts Board and Richiusa family members will be at the following events for the Heroes’ Hearts® […]

The Day Before Pearl Harbor

These are historical photos taken the day before Pearl Harbor, December 6. 1941 by Sam Richiusa and fellow soldiers. Gordon RichiusaGordon Richiusa is an Italian American who has been a martial artist for some 50 years. He teaches the Five Bird System. Gordon earned a Master of Arts degree in English and has written numerous […]

John Lombardo Interview

Meet John Lombardo, the individual who made the Heroes’ Hearts© autocad program for creating the Heroes’ Hearts© bracelets. He discusses why he was willing to help with duplicating the Heroes’ Hearts© bracelet and the process in creating the dye for the bracelet. Gordon RichiusaGordon Richiusa is an Italian American who has been a martial artist […]

Ed Hoffman Interview

Meet Ed Hoffman the jewelry maker who handmade the prototype of the Heroes’ Hearts© bracelet. Ed’s personal path and story has affected the Heroes’ Hearts© bracelet direction and in this interview he shares with Michelle Manu about his life as an Auschwitz survivor and his immigration to America and his service to our country after […]

Pearl Harbor Echos – Poignancy Added to Anniversary

Los Angeles Daily News, December 2001 OAHU, Hawaii WHAT a difference 60 years makes, or does it? Friday marked the 60th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the “date that will live in infamy,” which brought America into World War II. This event was commemorated by the release of blockbuster movies, a flurry […]

Heroes’ Hearts© Pearl Harbor Survivor Interview Transcript

Heroes’ Hearts Pearl Harbor Survivor Interview Transcript (Q)How well do you remember the morning of December 7, 1941? “It was just before my twenty-second birthday. I was twenty-one years old. On the 11th, I turned 22. [00:20 on Disk] (Q) How long had you been in the Marines? “I joined the Marines in 1939…October 2nd. […]

Heroes’ Hearts® and Pieces of Aloha

PEARL HARBOR SURVIVOR’S SON, follows dad’s advice and “does something good” with the only known sweetheart souvenir from the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Seventy-five years ago, a simple act of love, has set into motion multiple projects that will be featured for the first time at this year’s silver anniversary of the attack […]

Michelle Manu Co-Producer

Michelle Manu www.michellemanu.com Host/Narrator, Producer, Contributor, and Legal Representative for Pieces of Aloha Michelle will be the host and primary narrator of Pieces of Aloha and has hosted several shows such as the Masters Hall of Fame World News and also Silk Warrior. Michelle is intimately familiar with the Hawaiian perspective as she is of […]

Gordon Richiusa of Heroes’ Hearts© and Pieces of Aloha®

Gordon Richiusa Producer, Contributor, Writer Owner of Story and Copyrights 603 G Avenida Sevilla Laguna Woods, CA 92637 949-206-0977 email: grichiusa@gmail.com Project(s) Under Consideration: PIECES OF ALOHA® / Heroes’ Hearts© Gordon Richiusa is a Sicilian American educator and media specialist, owner of Five Birds Industries (which includes Five Birds Martial Arts, Productions Publications) and a […]