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Meet our Helpful and Courteous Staff




My name is Zion. My major is Japanese Studies and Linguistics. I enjoy traveling to new places, eating yummy food and spending time with my family. My favorite English word is gratitude.
I am working on my TESOL Certificate and an Educational Studies Certificate. I plan to graduate in the spring. 
Maria is a sophomore pursuing her Bachelors in English at UH Hilo. She has tutored English before to students who were English Language Learners as an Americorps Tutor back in her home island of Saipan. When she is not helping others with English, she can be found cuddled up reading a new book or even writing a new story.

My name is Shaneese. I am a biology major pursuing dentistry. I have tutored before for the Intensive English Program. I love being surrounded by nature, meeting new people, trying new food, and regularly participating in community service.


Kalyan is TLC Ed. Specialist. She tutors reading, writing and ESL as well as helps out all around the center.
carrieCarrie Mospens is the ESL Lab Coordinator. She teaches English and is passionate about languages. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking.