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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 24, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Student
  • In grad school
  • From HI, USA
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About Me


To meet you!


Graduate student at University of Wisconsin- Madison, in Curriculum and Instruction. Studied theatre, philosophy, literature, and Spanish in undergrad. Born and raised in Hawai'i. Lived in the Northwest for seven years. Currently reside in Madison, WI!

adj: excitable, wanderlusty, sleep-deprived, nostalgic, short, cynical, spirited, sarcastic, affectionate, hapa, curious, romantic, friendly, caffeinated, compassionate.

n: artist, activist, philosopher, student, explorer, teacher, firebender.

v: create, sing, act, contemplate, read, dance, rage, laugh, sigh, eat, adventure, Netflix.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Making the world a smaller, friendlier place one couch at a time.


  • literature
  • singing
  • dancing
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • philosophy
  • theatre
  • learning new things
  • trying new food
  • boardgames
  • intersectional feminism
  • critical theory
  • art education

Music, Movies, and Books

So many. Too many. But here are a few:

Angel Olsen, The Airborne Toxic Event, Elizabeth and the Catapult, The Eels, The Guggenheim Grotto, Father John Misty, Arcade Fire, Animal Collective, alt-J, Keaton Henson, The Staves, Fanno Creek, Soft Reeds, Sama Dams, Jean Grae, Daughter, My Chemical Romance, The Swell Season, Pearl Jam, Caravan Palace, Animal Eyes, The Hives, Arctic Monkeys, The Mars Volta, Damien Rice, Fall Out Boy, Toubab Krewe, Ella Fitzgerald, Kendrick Lamar, Dirty Projectors, Foo Fighters, Vampire Weekend, Fleet Foxes, Nouvelle Vague, etc...

The Immigrant (Charlie Chaplin), Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans, Wristcutters, Pride and Prejudice, Rubber, Amores perros, Frank, Coco Avant Chanel, Citizen Kane, Away We Go, A Trip to the Moon, The Departed, The Perks of Being A Wallflower, Safety Not Guaranteed, Her, Code Unknown, The LEGO Movie, A League of Their Own, Once, Frida, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ever After, Heavenly Creatures, and most everything by the Coen brothers, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Wes Anderson, and Hayao Miyazaki.

Le Petit Prince, Les Miserables, Pride and Prejudice, The Sun Also Rises, All the King's Men, Like Water for Chocolate, Lolita, Hard Times, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Harry Potter, A Tale of Two Cities, Coraline, Spring Awakening, The Shape of Things, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Measure for Measure, King Lear, The Plague, etc...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Fell in love.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Canada, France, Hungary, India, Morocco, Portugal, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United States

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