Bachelor, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1975. Diploma in elementary education, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1977. Diploma in secondary education, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1981.
Master of Education, University Hawaii, Manoa, 1984.
English teacher Tokyo Family Court, 1977—1978. Japanese teacher Kailua High School, Honolulu, 1978—1980. English teacher Family Court Probation Officer Training School, Tokyo, 1983—1984.
Japanese teacher W. R. Farrington High School, Honolulu, since 1985. Educator Consortium for Teaching Asia and the Pacific in the Schools, 1989—1995. Mentor teacher, since 1995.
Instructor School Community Based Management, Honolulu, 2000—2004. Interpreter Star Tanjo, 1976. Chairman department world languages W.R. Farrington High School, Honolulu, since 2001, lead instructor International Studies Academy, since 2008.
Director Moanalua Gardens Community Association, Honolulu, 1976—1977, secretary, 1978—1980. Ad hoc committee member School Community Council, 2005. Member of Hawaii State Teachers Association, Hawaii Association Language Teachers, National Council Japanese Language Teachers, Farrington Alumni and Community Foundation, Japanese Cultural Center Hawaii, Temari Center Asian and Pacific Arts, Alliance Drama Education, Pi Lambda Theta.