LOCAL entreprenuers Shawn and Jaki Fujihira decided to launch their won fragrance business, keeping it local was important to them. Paopao, which means perfume and fragrant in Chamorro, is the only perfumery in Saipan, the Marianas and Micronesia.
Jaki was born and raised on Saipan. Her father is Chamorro and her mother is Mwokilese, Mwoakilloa is a small outer island of Pohnpei
Shawn was born on Guam and raised on Saipan. His father is Chamorro and his mother is Chamorro/Japanese.