Kipona Aloha Makeup and Hair for Hawaii. Destination Wedding and Event Makeup and Hair servicing Maui and all of Hawaii. Founded by Celebrity Makeup Artist and Maui native, Cynthia Rose.


Meet our team

Cynthia backstage at the Jill Stuart runway show, New York Fashion Week.

Cynthia backstage at the Jill Stuart runway show, New York Fashion Week.

Cynthia Rose

Our fearless leader and creative director, Cynthia has been doing Makeup + Hair for over 15 years. She grew up on the slopes of Haleakala in Upcountry Maui and left to pursue big city dreams. She found success in NYC, LA and Europe working with top photographers, models and celebrities and made Hawaii her home base again shortly after the birth of her son, Max. She is known for her clean, beautiful glowing makeup, cool girl chic hair and an east coast work ethic mixed with a laid back Hawaii attitude. Cynthia loves bringing the luxury and skill of celebrity, runway and red carpet artists to visitors and locals alike to fulfill their vision of beauty for the most perfect day possible.


What Celebrity Makeup Artist, Kate loves most about her work is the ability to witness beauty as a healing mechanism. From bridal to fashion, print and film, Kate is known for her speed, versatility and positive attitude. 




Marci has done Hair + Makeup all over the continental US, Alaska, Mexico and Hawaii. She is a seasoned stylist that is known for her jovial, fun attitude as well as her beautiful natural hair and makeup skills. 



Portia has been doing Makeup + Hair in Hawaii for two decades. Her work has graced the stage at the Maui Theater and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Her eye for detail, gracious nature and ability to bring the best out in her clients makes her a favorite for brides and wedding parties.