Academic Advisors

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. Barbara is currently the Director of Student Support Services.

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.

Lynn Koyamatsu

Lynn is an Advisor for Office of Undergraduate Education, Student Support Services at UH Mānoa.  Lynn has served as an advisor for 16 years.  She previously worked in other Student Services Offices at UH Mānoa, Windward CC, and Honolulu CC.