John Salanoa & Transverse Myelitis

Recently a selfless man who brings "Positive Vibrations" and "Aloha" to all he encounters finds himself in the unlikely position where we as his family and friends have an opportunity to repay his generosities and kindness. As most know by now, John Salanoa was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis, an extremely rare neurological disorder caused by inflamation across both sides of one level or segment of the spinal chord. 
At one point John was completely paralyzed from his chest down and suffered a cardiac arreset. He has since began to regain feeling however he is still very limited in his mobility and everyday tasks that we take for granted can be nearly impossible for John.  Ultimately John has a long and painful Recovery Road ahead of him and now more than ever could use our assistance in any way you can give. 
I can think of no more difficult situation for a man who makes his living on his feet and depended on his mobility to "get the shot" as he has surely done for many of us! One thing I do know is John would never ask for this help himself but would easily drop whatever he's got going on to help any one of us. Please give what you can and help John and his daughters Lelani and Keani through this tough and life changing journey. Let's show John and his family the true spirit of Aloha!! "Hoo Brah!"
  • William Zeffiro
    • $100 
    • 56 mos
  • Kim Hamrock
    • $25 
    • 71 mos
  • Melissa Naholopapa Castaneda
    • $75 
    • 78 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $20 
    • 80 mos
  • Jonathan Julian
    • $150 
    • 81 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Adam Sutherland
Huntington Beach, CA
Keani Hobgood

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