team-member

Sadako

Shayna Yasunaga

Shayna is 13 years old and an eighth grader at Washington Middle School. Her credits include Hairspray (OA) and Footloose (OA).

team-member

Shizuka

Natalie Borsky

Natalie is 14 years old and is a freshman at Mid-Pacific Institute. Her credits include Hairspray (OA), Aladdin JR. (MPSA), Footloose (OA), School House Rock Live JR. (MPSA), Annie JR. (WPCS), Cinderella JR. (Waialae Elementary,) and Once on this Island JR. (WPCS).

team-member

Hiroko

Nicole Kiyan

Nicole is 14 years old and is a freshman at Mid-Pacific Institute. She has performed in various musicals, having recently portrayed Penny in Ohana Arts’ production of Hairspray. Other stage credits include Aladdin Jr. and School House Rock Live! Jr.

team-member

Keiko

Sydney Miyao

Sydney is 13 years old and an eighth grader at Moanalua Middle School. Sydney has performed in Hairspray (OA), The Wizard of Oz (CPAC), Footloose (OA), Oliver! (OA), The Wizard of Oz (OA), Mulan JR. (OA).

team-member

Aiko

Erisan

Erisan is 11 years old and is currently in the sixth grade. Erisan was last seen on stage in Joe Moore’s production of Wrestling Ernest Hemingway at the Hawaii Theatre. Her other credits include Showboat (DHT); The Goodbye Girl (DHT); Footloose (OA); and Annie (DHT).
team-member

Kenji

Devin Teruya

Devin is 11 years old and in the sixth grade at Momilani Elementary School. Devin’s credits include Hairspray (OA), and Footloose (OA).

team-member

Kazuko

Gianna Borja

Gianna is 11 years old and attends Hanahau’oli School. Gianna’s credits include Hairspray (OA), Heartbeats Concert (BBP), Spring Showcase (BH), Nutcracker (BH), Footloose (OA), and Alice in Wonderland (BH).

team-member

Mariko

Katelyn Schmisseur

Katelyn is 14 years old and is in the ninth grade at Mid-Pacific Institute. Her other shows include Schoolhouse Rock Live JR. (MPSA), Aladdin JR. (MPSA) and Hairspray (OA).

team-member

Kiyoshi

Alex Owens

Alex is 13 years old and recently moved to West Point, New York. Alex’s credits include Little Shop of Horrors (CTAA), Peter Pan (DITR), Seussical (CTAA), and 13 (DITR).
team-member

Isamu

Leion Van Osdol

Leion is 12 years old and attends Mid-Pacific Institute. His credits include Hairspray (OA), The Little Mermaid JR. (HMS), Footloose (OA), Once on This Island JR. (HMS), Oliver! (OA), Beauty and the Beast JR. (HMS), The Wizard Of Oz (OA) and Seussical JR. (HMS).

team-member

Minoru

Kennedy Choo

Kennedy is 12 years old and in the seventh grade at Hongwanji Mission School. Kennedy’s credits include Hairspray (OA), Inspire (OA), The Little Mermaid JR. (HMS), Footloose (OA), Once on This Island JR. (HMS) and Oliver! (OA).
team-member

Mitsuo

Austin Yoshida

Austin is 13 years old and in the seventh grade at Kailua Intermediate. Austin’s credits include Footloose (OA), Oliver! (OA), The Wizard of Oz (OA), Suessical JR. (HMS), Mulan JR. (OA).

team-member

Yumiko

Shemya Dang

Shemya is 15 years old and a sophomore at Mid-Pacific Institute. Her credits include Glass (MPSA), Pride and Prejudice (MPSA), Footloose (OA), Once on This Island JR. (HMS), Oliver! (OA), Beauty and the Beast JR. (HMS), The Wizard of Oz (OA), Seussical JR. (HMS), Honk JR. (HMS), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (HMS), The Emperor’s New Clothes (HMS).

team-member

Kiyo

Shelby Taketa

She is a tenth grader at Pacific Buddhist Academy and is 16 years old. Shelby’s previous productions are Hairspray (OA), The Little Mermaid JR. (HMS), Footloose (OA), Once On This Island JR. (HMS), Oliver! (OA), Beauty and The Beast (HMS), The Wizard of Oz (OA), Seussical JR. (HMS), Mulan JR. (OA), Honk! JR. (HMS), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (HMS) and The Emperor’s New Clothes (HMS).
team-member

Setsuko

Kara Eto

Kara is 11 years old and in the sixth grade at Mililani Middle School. Kara’s stage credits include: The Little Mermaid (DITR), Babes in Toyland (DITR), The Wizard of Oz (OA), Camp Rock (DITR), Annie (DITR), The Jungle Book (DITR), and Mulan (DITR).
team-member

Itsue

Maya Nakamoto

Maya is thrilled to be in her very first Ohana Arts production. She is six years old and attends kindergarten at Mililani Waena Elementary. She has danced for three years with Pas De Deux, and has taken creative movement, pre-jazz, and pre-ballet.
team-member

Haru

Noah Ogata

Noah is 11 years old and a sixth grader at Mid Pacific Institute, where he is a member of the student council. Noah is humbled and grateful to Ms. Jenny, Ms.Laurie and Ms. Cari for the opportunity to make his theatrical debut in their world premiere of Peace on Your Wings!
team-member

Mamoru

Austin Sanchez

Austin is ecstatic about performing in the original production of Peace on Your Wings. He is nine years old and in the fourth grade at Hongwanji Mission School. His credits include Inspire (HMS) and Little Mermaid JR. (HMS).

team-member

Reiko

Taylor Inouye

Taylor is nine years old and attends Hongwanji Mission School. Her credits include Once on this Island JR. (HMS), True Colors (OA), Footloose (OA), Little Mermaid JR. (HMS), Brave (OA) and Hairspray (OA).
team-member

Sachiko

Naho Umitani

Naho is 10 years old and attends Hongwanji Mission School. Naho’s credits include Hairspray (OA) and Inspire (HMS).
team-member

Miwako

Mele Bjornson

Mele is 11 years old and in the sixth grade at Hongwanji Mission School. This is her first production with Ohana Arts. Mele’s credits include Inspire(HMS),
The Little Mermaid JR.(HMS) and Once on This Island JR.(HMS).
team-member

Shigeno

Reina Takahara

Reina is 11 years old and attends Momilani Elementary School. She is the current Statewide Brown Bags to Stardom Female Solo Vocalist winner. Reina’s credits include Hairspray JR. (PDD), Aladdin JR. (PDD), Oliver! (OA) and The Wizard of Oz (OA).

team-member

Masahiro

Carson Davis

Carson is 15 years old and attends Iolani School. His previous credits include Beauty and the Beast, Annie, Honk JR., Flower Drum Song, Sweeney Todd, and two years in the Ohana Arts Songwriting Program.

team-member

Tsuru

Maddux Kimura

Maddux is 15 years old and a tenth grader at Punahou School. He has been in several productions including Honk JR. (HMS), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (HMS) and The Emperor’s New Clothes (HMS).
team-member

Takashi

Christian Kobayashi

Christian is 15 years old and a freshman at Punahou School. He performed in the Punahou Middle School productions of Honk JR. and Thoroughly Modern Millie JR.

team-member

Yoko

Rachel Tanaka

Rachel is 15 years old and attends Mid Pacific Institute. Her performing credits include: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (HMS), Honk JR. (HMS), Mulan JR. (HMS), Dear Edwina (MPSA), The Wizard of OZ (OA), Seussical JR. (MPSA), Oliver! (OA), Footloose (OA), and MPSA Spring and Fall Dance Concerts.
team-member

Tomoko

Lina Chung

Lina is 17 years old and attends Iolani School. Lina’s favorite credits include Joseph and the Technicolor Coat of Dreams, Hairspray, Lion King JR., Selections from A Sound of Music, and Beauty and the Beast JR.
team-member

Momoko

Jolie Kushimi

Jolie is 11 years old and in the sixth grade at Hongwanji Mission School. Her credits include Hairspray (OA), Little Mermaid JR. (HMS), Once on This Island JR. (HMS), Oliver! (OA), and Beauty and the Beast JR. (HMS).
team-member

Ensemble

Chika Matsumoto

Chika is 15 years old and a sophomore at Pacific Buddhist Academy. She recently performed at Pacific Buddhist Academy’s Lighting Our Way Banquet at Waialae Country Club. She has performed in more than 20 Queen Emma Ballet recital programs and has been dancing since she was four years old.

team-member

Ensemble

Isabella Poepoe

Isabella is 10 years old and attends Ma’ema’e Elementary. She has also appeared in Hairspray (OA), Brave (OA), Footloose (OA) and True Colors (OA).
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Tiara Gomes

Tiara (Shizuka/Kazuko Swing) is 13 years old, in the eighth grade and home schooled. Tiara’s credits include 13 (OA), Hairspray (DHT), Cinderella (Kaimuki High School), Into the Woods (New Hope) and more.
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Rachel Javier

Rachel (Keiko/Aiko Swing) is 13 years old and attends Aiea Intermediate School. Her credits include: Disney Mania (PAA), Into the Woods JR. (APAC/2015 & PDD/2013), West Side Story (PACK), Peter Pan JR. (DITR), Little Mermaid (PACK/2014 & DITR/2013), Passion of Christ (FIA), Honk JR (APAC), November’s Song (FIA), Willy Wonka (DITR), Alice in Wonderland JR. (PDD), High School Musical JR. (PDD), Annie JR. (PDD), Beauty and The Beast JR. (PDD), Best Little Theatre In Town (PDD) and a Hawaii Stars Finalist (Teens/2015 and Keiki/2013). She is also involved with Pas De Deux, PACKids and her quartet group, Local Treasures.
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Jodie Kiyokawa

Jodie (Hospital Swing) is 11 years old and attends Hawaii Technology Academy. Jodie recently starred as Susan Waverly in DHT’s White Christmas. Prior performances include, 42nd Street (SS), Footloose (CPAC), The Magic Flute (HOT), The Mikado (HOT), A Christmas Carol (IDP), Flower Drum Song (IDP) and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (IDP). In addition to stage performances and dance showcases, Jodie entered the 2014 Dukes Ukes Competition and won the coveted Showmanship Award.
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Evan Owens

Evan Owens (Kenji/Haru/Mamoru Swing) is 11 years old and recently moved to New York. Evan’s credits include Suessical (CTAA) and Peter Pan (DITR).
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Ty Souza-Martinez

Ty (Kiyoshi/Isamu/Minoru/Mitsuo Swing) is 13 years old, attending his final year at Niu Valley Middle School. Ty’s experience on stage includes 13 (OA), The Magic Flute (NVMS/HOT) and The Mikado (NVMS/HOT).
team-member

Ensemble/Swing

Keila Wong

Keila (High School Swing) is in the ninth grade at Punahou School and is 15 years old. Keila’s credits include 42nd Street (SS), Liza and The Riddling Cave (PS) and Thoroughly Modern Millie JR. (PS). She has been dancing for nine years and has performed in productions of The Nutcracker (HBT) and Punahou dance shows such as Snow White and Rose Red.