Meet Our Ohana

At Malama Day Spa, our staff is our family.

Riki – Owner/Makeup and Brow Artist/Esthetician/Microblading Artist

Riki is a native of Hawaii and has roots going back several generations. She is not only trained in the Jane Iredale Mineral makeup line…she is also professionally certified in makeup artistry and especially enjoys working with brides. Riki combines her love of and skill in makeup application with a genuine interest in educating others to take good care of their skin.

In addition, Riki is Malama’s expert in waxing. Eyebrow shaping IS truly an art and a service she excels at. Her professional manner and adept hand at Brazilian waxes is also high in demand. The spirit of Aloha is evident throughout the spa and in every service she provides.



Heather – Massage Therapist

Born and raised here on the Coast, Heather is proud to call this area home. She is a Licensed Massage Therapist and an Honor Graduate of Everest Institute in Tigard, Oregon. Heather has a strong hand in all the modalities she offers which include Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Prenatal massage.

Heather has also taken advanced classes in Reflexology and Aromatherapy. Her cohesive knowledge and skill allows her to integrate any mix of these varied techniques to form the perfect massage session personalized to each individual client. Book an appointment and we dare you not to fall asleep!




 Dani – Esthetician, Makeup Artist

Malama wouldn’t be the same without Dani’s infectious smile to greet you. She is an invaluable part of our family and definitely our top-shelf go-to girl.

Dani is a licensed esthetician here in Oregon, graduating from the Aveda Institute in Portland. Here at Malama she chooses to use her skill and passion for makeup to help people feel as beautiful on the outside as they are on the inside.





Carrie – Nail Technician

Carrie joined the Malama Ohana after graduating from the Portland Beauty School for Nail Technology.

We can tell you this gal loves what she is doing at Malama!  Pampering is her love language; she has a heart to serve.  Carrie’s goal is to make sure every one of her clients leaves the spa feeling refreshed and pampered! 🙂





Teresa – Massage Therapist

Teresa has a passion for natural healing Modalities and is very gifted in massage. She’s been practicing professionally since 2009 after graduating from South Eastern Institute of Neuromuscular Massage in Charlotte, N.C.

She has been privileged to work internationally with world renown athletes and personal trainers in Monaco and Tahiti, French Polynesia. She offers a wide variety of massage modalities such as Lomi Lomi, Neuromuscular Massage, Trigger Point Massage and Sports Massage.  She carefully assesses each individuals’ needs encompassing the entire being. Body, Soul and Spirit.



Jess – Esthetician

Jess comes to us from the East Coast bringing lots of talent and an amazingly quick wit. She moved to Astoria with her Coast Guard husband in 2016; we are so grateful we found her!

Always interested in the beauty industry, from fun hair design to shaping her friends’ brows, going to Cosmetology school was naturally on her path. She graduated in 2008 from Paul Mitchell The School in Connecticut. Jess’s military ties have allowed her the opportunity to work at many salons and spas throughout the country, including a year working in Australia.

Jess loves helping her clients achieve that perfect brow look. As a new mama, she understands the importance of just how far a little self-care can go. In her free time she loves to steal snuggles from her baby girl and spend time with her husband exploring our beautiful Pacific Northwest.


At Malama, we love what we do! Call us at 503.325.8233 and come see why we were voted Best Day Spa for 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015 and again in 2016 in the Daily Astorian’s Readers Choice Awards! Mahalo!

Photos on this page courtesy Justin Grafton Studios, Astoria OR

© Malama Day Spa 2018
Skin Care :: Makeup Application :: Waxing :: Massage :: Mystic Spray Tan Booth :: Nail Care
475 14th St Astoria OR 97103 :: 503.325.8233