Wayne acts to make an impact.
"Unassuming" is a word used a lot to describe Wayne, but at the end of the day, the affect that he has on the people around him is undeniable.
Born and raised on the island of O'ahu, Wayne never knew how important his story could be to others: born the eldest of 5 to stern parents who expected results without the praise, the "good Mormon boy" who earned his Eagle Scout and spent two years serving a Vietnamese-speaking mission before completing two Bachelor degrees in Economics and Computer Science at Vassar, where being Mormon wasn't exactly fashionable.
But those years would also be formative, steeling him a with a better sense of his identity, imbuing him with the pride and responsibility to his people in Hawai‘i, especially his Grandma, a poor indigenous woman who married a white-passing Maui-born and was forced to sit in the back of the bus in the Jim Crow South where her husband was stationed.
Wayne's lens is one he wants the world to see through.