Actor most recognizable for his role as Detective Ben Kokua on the original CBS series Hawaii Five-O. He also made appearances on The Jeffersons and Magnum, P.I.
Growing up on the American Samoan island, he was active in theatre and also played football.
He appeared as the character Mamo Kahike in the 2010 reboot Hawaii Five-0.
He has two sons named Alema and Tau.
He appeared alongside James Macarthur on Hawaii Five-O.