Keone was born and raised in Pacific Palisades along with his three siblings. He was blessed to have many other family members such Soares Ohana, Correa Ohana, Cummings Ohana and the Cabral Ohana living in his neighborhood. He also has life long friends he grew up with and are now raising their children together in Pacific Palisades. Keone has a deep appreciation for this community in which he loves to call home. Keone graduated from St. Louis High School in 1987. He later attended Cal State Fullerton on a football scholarship. In 1997 he moved to Salt Lake City Utah and had two sons. 10 years later he returned home to work for Chevron Hawaii. Soon after he and his wife Shantel purchased a home in Pacific Palisades. Shantel (Cabral) also was born and raised in Pacific Palisades and she is a kindergarten teacher at Holomua Elementary School. Together they have 2 children that currently attend Palisades Elementary.