Powerful Team

You’ve Got the Power is owned by Luminescent Productions, a Hawaii based company founded by Malia Zimmerman, Irma May Baptiste and Shaunna Touchi.

Malia Zimmerman

show creator


Besides being a co-founder of Luminescent Productions, and creator of the show You’ve Got the Power, Malia is a well-known journalist in Hawaii. She co-founded HawaiiReporter.com, an online news journal, 12 years ago, and reports daily on KHVH News Radio and weekly on her own television show, News Behind the News. Malia has reported for a number of national and international news outlets including Inside Edition, ABC 20/20, Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Bangkok Post and Radio Australia.

Irma May Baptiste

sponsorship director


Besides being a co-founder of Luminescent Productions, and the sponsorship director, Irma is the co-founder of HI Sky, a popular retail hat business in Honolulu that she operates with her 12-year-old daughter, Skylar.

Shaunna Touchi

legal/marketing director


Besides being a co-founder of Luminescent Productions, and an executive producer of the show, Shaunna is an entrepreneur. She practiced law for a number of years in the mainland before opening her own business here in Hawaii.

Luke Trimble


Luke Trimble is an award-winning classical guitarist based in Kailua, Hawaii. Widely recognized for his versatility as a performer and educator, Luke’s diverse work has taken him across the globe as a soloist, with various ensembles, and as a dedicated teacher. See more about him http://www.luketrimble.com/Welcome.html

Dean Kaneshiro


Dean Kaneshiro's love for film began as a young child in front of the camera and on stage as an actor, dancer, singer and musical theater performer. He has appeared on television in Last Resort, Hawaii 5-0, Byrds of Paradise and numerous commercials, industrial videos and radio spots as well as on film in the Ultimate Gift and Crossroads:Charlotte. He brings his experience as an actor to the other side of the camera, which is his true love; directing. Dean has over 15 years of experience working in film, broadcast TV, live multi-camera environments and video production as a camera operator, script writer, producer, editor and director. But he is most proud of his greatest production, his marriage to his wife Holly, and their 5 children. Dean and his family live in his home town of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Candace Nashman

Production Assistant

Candace Nashman has a love for media and production. She has a passion to see stories told with excellence and to see the hearts of people inspired. Candace has previous experience in media on and off camera as well as experience working as a project manager and marketing coordinator for large conference events. Originally from Canada, she now resides in Honolulu Hawaii where she is now the Project Manager and producer for Earthsuit Media film and production.