DIRECTOR

Mr. Scott Evans

Before starting Wiz Kids in 1994, Mr. Evans taught for 14 years at Pearl City High and Lehua Elementary. He was also an English teacher in Sendai, Japan for 3 years. He enjoys traveling, riding motorcycles and bicycles, running marathons and practicing yoga.

GET TO KNOW OUR TUTORS

Ms. Ashley Menor

Ms. Menor graduated from Aiea in 2012 and has been with Wiz Kids since 2014. She attends UH Manoa, majoring in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She enjoys hiking, going to the beach, and playing tennis.

Mr. Robby Uemoto

A 2010 Mililani High graduate, Robby just received his BA in math and is working to become a high school math teacher. He also coaches soccer for Hawaii Rush and is a licensed real estate agent. He is a Marvel fan.

Ms. Nicole Escudero

She graduated in 2013 from Kapolei High. Nicole will be attending UH Manoa in the fall majoring in special and elementary education. In her spare time, she loves to bake, read, and play soccer.

Ms. Jerilyn Ornellas

She started at Wiz Kids in 2014 and is a graduate of Kapolei High, class of 2013. Jerilyn is currently majoring in family resources while minoring in music at UH Manoa. In her free time, she loves to sing, play instruments, and go to the beach.

Mr. Brennen Yasuda

He is a 2012 Mililani graduate who started working at Wiz Kids in 2013. He is currently studying microbiology at UH Manoa. Brennen loves eating, drinking coffee, and studying like a boss!

Ms. Natalie Moore

She graduated from Punahou in 2013 and is our newest tutor. Natalie is currently attending Boston University studying biology and science education. She enjoys listening to music and going to the beach.

Ms. Alyssa Damas

She was a ``Wiz Kid`` and is now a tutor. She is currently majoring in psychology. Alyssa is a ``foodie`` who will try almost anything at least once and is obsessed with Disneyland.

Mr. Cameron Kuwada

Mr. Kuwada graduated from Punahou in 2014 and joined Wiz Kids in 2015. He is a multitalented musician, majoring in recording arts at Loyola Marymount University. He is also a fervent photographer and he makes a great pizza.

Ms. Nanea Gutierrez

Nanea became a tutor at the Kaimuki Wiz Kids in May 2014. She is a 2012 graduate of La Pietra, and is currently attending UH Manoa, majoring in elementary education. On weekends she is a serious athlete who enjoys hiking, swimming and boarding.

Ms. Audrey Uhl

Ms. Uhl is a 2013 graduate of Roosevelt High. Audrey is currently studying meteorology at UH Manoa. She likes to help coach tennis, go hiking, and spend time at the beach.

Mr. Caelon Bonifacio

Mr. Bonifacio has been working at Wiz Kids since 2012. Caelon is currently attending UH Manoa to get his degree in mechanical engineering. He also enjoys bowling, reading comic books, playing video games, and all things Disney.

Mr. Danten Inoue

He graduated from Waipahu High as valedictorian in 2012. Danten's favorite subjects are math and science and he's a physics major. When he's not working he likes bowling, online gaming, and tutoring.

Ms. Kehaulani Richardson

Ms. Richardson is a 1999 graduate of Kamehameha Schools. She became a Wiz Kids tutor in November 2005. She is currently working toward a management degree at DeVry University. She is a mother and one of Hawaii's premier power lifters.

Ms. Ellen Olson

Ms. Olson became a tutor in the summer of 2014, shortly after graduating from Punahou. She will soon enroll at Evergreen State College in Washington, majoring in mathematics. Ellen is an avid reader, skilled chef and knitter of fine woolen wear.

Ms. Tasha Haili

She graduated from Aiea in 2008 and started working at Wiz Kids in 2011. Tasha is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Hawaiian Studies and family resources. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, spending time with family, and traveling to Maui.

Mr. Gavin Oki

He graduated from Pacific Buddhist Academy in 2009 and has been a tutor since 2012. Gavin has a BA in English and likes writing. He also enjoys playing video games and watching anime.

Ms. Sarah Marino

Ms. Sarah Marino graduated from McKinley High and also attended LCC. She has been working at Wiz Kids for 7 1/2 years. In her free time she spends it with friends and family. Sarah loves to read, watch movies and tv shows, and is a big fan of zombies.

Ms. Lorena Dacquel

Ms. Dacquel graduated with honors from Campbell High in 2012 and became a Wiz Kids tutor in May 2015. She now attends UH Manoa with a double major in biology and chemistry. She enjoys spending time with loved ones, learning and outdoor activities.