Kermet Apio was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and moved to Seattle, Washington to attend college. He has lived there ever since. Comedy began for Kermet at an open mike night at the Comedy Underground in downtown Seattle. Nearly two years later, he decided to make the leap to full time comedy. Kermet has performed in 47 states and three Canadian provinces. He has been invited to showcase at comedy festivals in Aspen, Las Vegas, and Vancouver. He was the 2009 winner of the Great American Comedy Festival in Norfolk, Nebraska, Johnny Carsons hometown. He has appeared on television and radio, with over 40 appearances on Rewind, a show heard on NPR. He has performed in 47 states and 3 Canadian provinces. Hes entertained at over170 colleges, 250 corporate events, 30 comedy clubs, and many cruise ships as well. His act is clean, clever, and autobiographical, and covers a range of personal topics like his home state of Hawaii, his name, his age and his family. He is married and a proud father of two. Oh, and in 1988 he was once Dishwasher of the Month at the Sea-Tac Airport Dennys.