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Meet Our SSSP Staff

Learn more about our staff. Come in to see any one of the friendly staff members and let them help you achieve your goals.

SSC Room E-220

Janis Shirai has been with the Student Support Services Program since 1994. She will be glad to assist you with academic advising, financial aid counseling, and any general questions you may have about the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo.

Shayna Fuerte, MA

Shayna Fuerte
Shayna Fuerte

Acting Director, Academic Advisor, UH Hilo SSSP

SSC Room E-222 - M-F 8:30 -12:30

Shayna Fuerte was raised on the Big Island of Hawai╩╗i and is a graduate of Hawai╩╗i Community College as well as the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo. She is excited to be with the Student Support Services team contributing to student success!

Norine Hisashima

Norine M. Hisashima
Norine M. Hisashima

Office Assistant

SSC Room E-213

Norine Hisashima has been with the University since 1989, providing clerical support, the majority of it with the Student Support Services Program. She'll be happy to help you schedule appointments with either the staff or tutors, answer general questions or assist you with using the student computers.