Cheriess Maree 

Cheriess is the not only the owner of Spa Vive, (Hilo Massage Clinic and Day Spa), but has been a Certified massage therapist since 1998 and Licensed in the State of Hawaii since 2002. Cheriess Specializes in Deep Tissue Massage and Sports Therapy as well as Soft Tissue Release for Injury Recovery Treatments. Cheriess has integrated her knowledge of Massage with her passion of giving her clients the “Spa” experience. Though Cheriess has nearly 2 decades of experience, she is usually found in her “Lair” where she endeavors to continually expand and enhance her Day Spa.

Her new motto for the Spa is “Where Every Body can Feel Beautiful!”




David Paopao

David is the Spa Director at Spa Vive. His education in Business Management as well as his personal success bring an added edge to Spa Vive as it grows and moves forward in our industry.


Chris Musslewhite

Chris performs a service of a true therapeutic massage combined with the pampering and relaxation that you deserve. He explores beyond superficial muscles to find the root of the problem offering relief of any pain and tension. From his modalities of Trigger point, lomi lomi, to myofasial to cranial sacral, he creates a flow with balanced pressure to relieve any troubled areas. Both deep and light pressure can be used with his techniques to deliver the most effective and enjoyable experience.

Chris is also our Massage Core Class instructor.





Megan Neal

Megan offers her clients a vigorous well tuned Deep Tissue / Sports Massage gauged to each individuals tolerance of pressure. Megan is VERY strong and presents her client with a quality massage, EVERY TIME. From Shoulder injuries, chronic low back pain, to mobility and strengthening, Megan of Spa Vive is known for her “Work”.

Christi Ribao

Christi’s services are designed to improve and maintain healthy, beautiful, and radiant skin. She specializes in custom facials for mature, acne prone, sensitive skin types as well as brow shaping, waxing, lash/ brow tint, and makeup application. Her goals are to treat, educate and share her passion for beauty with her clients; ensuring your overall experience is both enjoyable and positive.