About Us

Shayna Kusumoto

Shayna has been serving the Lord through graphics and online communications at First Prez since 2001.   

What exactly do you do at First Prez? 

I create most of the things the church puts out in print, on the web, via email and facebook. It’s a privilege to do what I do with these awesome friends and family, for the Lord. 


What do you like most about your job? 

It’s super fun, creative, challenging and it’s my passion!


Tell us about your family (siblings, pets, kids, etc.) 

Dave and I have 3 rambunctious kids: Evan (9), Cole (7) and Ari (4). We also have a canine offspring, Cuper (70).


What is your favorite comfort food? 

My morning cereal


What is one of your pet peeves? 

Newsletter submissions in all caps (LOL), forgetting my passwords, clogged drains, sweaty bras


What’s the last book you read? 

The Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks: A Celebration of Creative Punctuation (best coffee table book ever!) 


What are your favorite movies? 

Best in Show, Grease 2, West Side Story


If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be? 

To fly and be omniscient 


Which Hollywood film actor would play you in a movie of your life? 

Carrie Ann Inaba?


Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 10 how weird you are. 



What is your favorite Hawaii Restaurant you would recommend?

Greens & Vines, Izakaya Nonbei


What is your favorite place in Hawaii to get dessert? 

JJ’s Bistro’s chocolate pyramid, Diamond Head Cove Bar’s Mana Bowl, Bubbies’ espresso or peanut butter mochi ice cream (how’s that for specific) 

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