Pauline Sheng was born and raised in Wuhan, China. Her father and mother were both professors and instructors at the Nanchang Aeronautical Engineering Institute. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in English Language & Literature from Jiangxi University in Jiangxi Province, China, Pauline became a travel agent with China International Travel Service, the largest agency in China with branch offices in every province and in many countries overseas. In order to better serve international customers, she studied Japanese language and culture for two years at the Japan-China Language Institute in Osaka.
Pauline fell in love with Hawaii’s beauty during her first visit to the islands in 1992, and moved to Oahu in 1995. After obtaining her Master’s Degree in Information Systems from Hawaii Pacific University, she worked for several organizations: Passenger Service Representative for Japan Airlines, IT Help Desk Representative for Castle Medical Center, and IT Specialist for the State of Hawaii where she successfully led the configuration and deployment of multiple IT projects.
Over the years, Pauline’s long-standing relationships with Chinese travel agencies and authorities as well as her multi-cultural, multi-lingual background and travel experience has established her as a trusted travel consultant for people in Hawaii and Chinese travel companies and government agencies. She enjoys helping people with their travel needs and sharing her knowledge of the islands.
Pauline believes that Chinese language and culture will play an important global role in the future, which inspired her to start her own Mandarin tutoring service. In her free time, Pauline enjoys reading, writing blogs, traveling, and she loves to play with electronic gadgets.
She is fluent in English and Mandarin, and is able to read and speak Japanese.
Pauline出生于中国的武汉。她的父母均曾是南昌航空工业学院的教授和讲师。在取得大学英语语言文学学士学位后，她就职于中国最大的旅游机构 - 中国国际旅行社，成为英语翻译和导游。为了更有效地服务客户，她在日本大阪的日中语言学院学习了两年日语及日本文化。她精通汉语和英语，并能够听说读日文。 Pauline在1992年第一次公务访问夏威夷时，就爱上了夏威夷这块美丽的净土。1995年移居夏威夷后，她在工作之余，回到学校深造，并获得了夏威夷太平洋大学的信息管理硕士学位。她曾作为客服代表效力于日本航空，是Castle医疗中心IT用户支持。最近十年她是夏威夷州政府部门的IT技术专家，成功地完成了一系列IT项目和课题。 Pauline 多年以来一直和中国国内的旅行社及政府管理机构的同行保持联系。她具有的文化背景，职业素养，旅游知识和多语言能力使她成为无论是夏威夷本地人，还是中国旅行社同行及政府机构朋友都充分信赖的服务代理。她每年不仅带领夏威夷的客人去中国观光，同时也为来自中国的客人及朋友安排来美的旅行。 Pauline相信中文和中国五千年的悠久文化将会为未来世界带来巨大影响。三年前她开始教授中文，帮助本地人学习汉语。 Pauline的业余爱好是读书和旅行。她还喜欢研究电子新产品和在博客空间与朋友交流。