• Hawkes Bay, Aotearoa
  • East Honolulu beach, Hawai'i
  • Hawkes Bay, Aotearoa
  • Auckland Sunset

Hafa Adai and Aloha

2017 Marshallese Education Day Keynote Address; photo by Dr. Julie Walsh

I am a native Chamoru of Guahan(Guam), the largest of the islands in the Marianas chain in the western Pacific. I am one of nine children born to Paul Mitsuo Hattori and Fermina Leon Guerrero Perez Hattori. I reside in East Honolulu on the island of O'ahu with my husband and son. 

I am affiliated with the Learning Design and Technology Department, the Indigenous Politics specialization in the Department of Political Science, and the EdD in Professional Educational Practice at the University of Hawai'i.