Tuahine (4’s & 5’s)

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Kristi Kawahara-Xu
Tuahine Class Teacher, 4's & 5's


Kristi has worked with the Children’s Center as a student assistant while earning a BS in Family Resources from University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, afterwards working for three years as a program coordinator for elementary-aged children. Kristi began taking classes in Early Childhood Education after finding she missed working with preschoolers, and she joined the Children’s Center in 2004. Kristi has a passion for traveling and loves to explore the world with her family.
Alyson Navarro
Tuahine Class Teacher, 4's & 5's


Alyson finds teaching rewarding because it gives her the opportunity to observe the student's investigation, curiosity and discoveries into an about the world around them. Alyson earned a BA in Speech from the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa, while also taking classes in Family Resources and Early Childhood Education.