Mrs. Green (Green sensei) was born and grew up in Japan, and moved to the United States as a young adult. She received a B.A. in Art from the University of Washington, and M.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Ms. Green is a long time resident of the Big Island. Besides teaching Japanese and Art at Makua Lani Christian Academy, she continues illustrating children’s books. Ms. Green volunteers as a children’s Sunday school teacher at her church, and enjoys playing tennis.