Aaron is a graduate assistant and second-year PhD student in the English Department. He is also the assistant director of The Writing Center and serves as Editor-in-Chief for Hawaiʻi Review, UHM’s student-run literary journal and member organization of the campus Student Media Board, and works as an editor for the native Hawaiian journal ʻŌiwi. Aaron is a graduate of Kamehameha Schools Kapālama, Leeward Community College, UH West Oʻahu, and UH Mānoa. He is a founding member of the LCC Writer’s Guild and a former staff writer for The Hoot at UHWO. His research and writing focuses on Pidgin literature, music theory/history, translingual composition, and (mis)representations of Hawaiʻi in TV and Film.
Fall Semester 2021
- ENG-271: Genre: Naughty Humans: Comedy and Satire in Literature and Film