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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Pieces of Aloha Documentary

PIECES OF ALOHA© WGA Registration Number: 1834407 Synopsis– Pieces of Aloha© documents a real life quest of a son to honor his 95 year old father’s wishes and to “Do something good” with the only known “Sweetheart Souvenir” from the battle of Pearl Harbor. A linking hearts bracelet we call Heroes’ Hearts®, was made from […]

Heroes’ Hearts© Bracelet

The Heroes’ Hearts© bracelet is a linking hearts bracelet made from a downed Japanese plane by a young Marine Corporal, Salvatore (Sam) Richiusa, who survived Pearl Harbor. When he came home and got married he gave the bracelet to his bride. Gordon RichiusaGordon Richiusa is an Italian American who has been a martial artist for […]

Heroes’ Hearts© Info Reel

Heroes’ Hearts© is about a real life quest of a son to honor his 95 year old father’s wishes and to “Do something good” with the only known “Sweetheart Souvenir” from the battle of Pearl Harbor. A linking hearts bracelet we call Heroes’ Hearts©, was made from a downed Japanese plane by a young Marine […]