It is through her mother, Vaitiare is able to trace her roots to the Royal House of Makea, located in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, where her Grand Cousin, Tinomana Ariki Puaikura, was the "Queen of Queens".
In her early 20's, she starred in her first comedy film in Spain, Tahiti's Girl, and then decided to study acting, back in Los Angeles, with renown acting coach, Larry Moss.
Vaitiare bandera recently best known as vaitiare hirshon is an actress.
She hosted an award-winning 13 episodes documentary, "Tahiti and her Island", for TVE- Spain.
It is on the set of the pilot episode of "Stargate SG-1", where she met the father of her child, Michael Shanks.