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Chef Chat: Shaka’s Kiersten Gormeley Serves Up the Aloha Spirit

Ladies and gentlemen, your new Chopped “Taco Brawl” champ… Kiersten Gormeley!. After living in Hawaii for two years with her sister, Krista, Kiersten Gormeley returned to New Jersey in 2015, bringing with her the aloha spirit and an interest in a healthier lifestyle. In turn, the sisters opened Shaka, a restaurant where health meets happiness.
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Texas hiring Chris Beard to replace Shaka Smart

Texas Tech coach Chris Beard will be named Texas Longhorns head coach, multiple outlets reported Thursday. Beard goes to the Longhorns from the Big 12 rival Red Raiders, which he led to three NCAA Tournaments and a 112-55 record over five seasons. The Red Raiders lost to Virginia in the NCAA Tournament final in 2019.
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Texas basketball hires Chris Beard to replace Shaka Smart

After Shaka Smart departed for Marquette, Texas basketball turns to a familiar in-state face in Chris Beard to lead the program. Texas basketball had a major hole to fill after Shaka Smart departed Austin for Marquette and filled that hole well with Chris Beard’s hiring. The former Texas Tech head coach was hired Thursday as the program’s new head coach after the Red Raiders fell to Arkansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
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Shaka Smart back home, eager to revitalize Marquette hoops

Milwaukee - Shaka Smart acknowledges he's happy to return to his home state but says that isn't necessarily the reason he decided to leave Texas for Marquette. Smart, who turns 44 on April 8, said he welcomed the opportunity to coach at a school where basketball was the main sport. He cited Marquette's family atmosphere and the shared vision among the school's hierarchy as other factors in his decision.

Art Submissions & Cameo Groups Sought for Documentary: ‘Shaka, the Power of Mana’

Bizgenics, a Hawaiʻi-based education nonprofit, is seeking art submissions and cameo groups for its crowdsourced education documentary titled: “Shaka, the Power of Mana.”. This true story chronicles how one man’s disability became the global symbol of fearless living, positive thinking and the Aloha Spirit. The project recently received a green light through initial funding and contribution of cultural experts by Kamehameha Schools.