Academic Advisors

Gary Tachiyama

Gary has been with Student Support Services for over 20 years.  When he’s not advising and teaching he enjoys gardening, playing guitar and exercising.

Barbara Watanabe

Barbara has working at the University of Hawaii at Manoa for 25 years working in the capacity of teaching in the Speech Department, coordinating New Student Orientation and doing academic advising.  She is also part of the UHM Financial Literacy team.