Our Teachers

Tiffany Nishikawa teaches the “Honu” class (ages 4-5). She was born and raised in Hawai’i on the beautiful Windward side. Having earned a Master’s Certificate in Curriculum Studies and a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Resources, she has worked in the Early Childhood field for over 16 years as a Lead Teacher and a Director, teaching children aged 18 months to 6 years old. Her passion is working with children, partnering with the community, and supporting families. She loves spending time with her two daughters, and is also a passionate Girl Scout Troop Leader.

Michelle Banes teaches the “‘Opihi” class (ages 3-4). She was born and raised in Kane’ohe and graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Family Resources from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa in 2015. When she’s not working with her awesome preschool children, she loves to dance hula, go hiking, surf, and enjoy the company of friends.