About Us

Shayna Kusumoto

Shayna has been serving the Lord through graphics and online communications at First Prez since 2001. She helps her husband, David, lead the Young Adults ministry.  

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? 

I get to promote the ministries, programs and events that I wholeheartedly believe in. I would promote them to a dear friend as soon as I would promote it online or in the bulletin. 


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

Dave and I have 3 rambunctious kids: Evan (8), Cole (6) and Ari (3). We also have a canine offspring, Cuper (63).


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


What’s the last book you read? 

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


What is your favorite movie? 

Best in Show


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



What is your favorite place in Hawaii to get dessert? 

JJ’s Bistro’s chocolate pyramid, Diamond Head Cove Bar’s Mana Bowl, Bubbies’ mochi ice cream, gee I guess there’s more than just one (or two). 


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