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Shaun Hamada

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Carol Jones

Carol Jones is an Insurance Professional at Hamada Financial Group, LLC, where she helps clients with laying a foundation to build, protect, grow, and never outlive their finances at any age and at any stage in life for individuals, their family, or business.

She has a reputable and experienced team of agents and staff that work with her in helping clients meet, grow, and exceed their financial goals, dreams, and expectations. You can expect great service, accountability, and integrity when working with Carol.

Carol has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has worked in the financial industry for over 16 years. In her free-time, she enjoys spending time with her two sons; Logan and Peyton.

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Trinity Do

Trinity has been Shaun’s assistant since 2013. In 2015, she helped Shaun start Hamada Financial Group, LLC where she got appointed to be the firm's administrative manager.

Trinity oversees the day-to-day operations. She is responsible for the overall coordination that allow the HFG to operate efficiently. She supervises, grooms, and develops the entire HFG team. She helps the team sticks to their deadlines and help themselves to advance their goals.

When she is not working for HFG, she is treating her patients as a Registered Nurse. Outside of working, Trinity enjoy spending time outdoors with her family and dog, Patches.

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Shawn Chang

Shawn Chang entered the finance industry in 2018 with Hamada Financial Group, LLC. In his first two years with Hamada Financial Group, he has earned the Career Life Success and Career Life Producer Award. Shawn has qualified for Executive Council every year since joining Hamada Financial Group.

Prior to working with Hamada Financial Group, Shawn had worked in the beverage industry for 18 years. These experiences helped him in understanding how to help his clients identify their needs and concerns to successfully grow individually and professionally.

When not at work Shawn enjoys spending time with his two daughters and two dogs. You may also catch him at Kahuku HMA where he hits the trails riding his dirt bike. Shawn is a long-time car enthusiast and enjoys working on his many projects.

[Council is A New York Life recognition program based on annual production]

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Shelby Kaneshiro

Shelby provides administrative and client support for Hamada Financial Group. She has grown with HFG for 4 years. Shelby started off exclusively working at Keiki ID events then gradually started to take on an administrative role. As HFG grows, Shelby has also grown into the role of client relations manager.

Shelby is born and raised in Hawaii where she would like to further her career in the hospitality and tourism industry. Shelby developed a passion for the industry while pursuing her passion as a wedding planner and coordinator. She plans to graduate at Kapi’olani Community College in the Fall and furthering her education at University of Hawaii West Oahu. One of Shelby’s core values is ho’okipa or hospitality.

In any setting, Shelby loves to make connections with those around her and is exemplified while working with our clients at Hamada Financial Group.

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Shainna Estepa

Shainna has recently joined the HFG team in 2020. She carries out administrative and client related tasks to ensure efficient operations of the office. Prior to joining HFG, she began her career in the financial industry working at Bank of Hawaii for three years.

She has earned an Associate of Art in Liberal Arts from Honolulu Community College and an Academic Subject Certificate in Business Management from Windward Community College. She is expected to graduate from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting in May 2021 and a Master of Accounting degree in May 2022.

Shainna grew up in Kahaluu, Hawaii and has a passion for providing guidance and helping others reach financial freedom. During her free time, she likes to go to the beach and spend time with family.

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Rachel Kamita

Rachel joined Hamada Financial Group in 2019. Rachel is primarily involved with HFG’s events team and loves meeting new people while at these events. Rachel also enjoys cheering up the office with her bubbly, upbeat personality.

Rachel is born and raised in Hawaii. She graduated from Chaminade University with a BA in Communications in Mass Media. She also studied Japanese language and culture at Tokai University in Kanagawa, Japan. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, diving, and running. She is taking on new hobbies of baking and gardening to become more self-sustaining and healthier. Her travel goals include visiting all the National Parks, backpacking up Haleakala and Kilimanjaro.

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Charity Ballesteros

Charity Ballesteros entered the finance industry as a professional in 2020 with Hamada Financial Group, LLC. Though she is new to Hamada Financial Group, she is not new to the industry. Her father has been in the finance industry for 30 years and has familiarized and instilled his business practices with Charity while she was growing up.

Prior to working with Hamada Financial Group, Charity had worked in the healthcare industry as a Registered Nurse for 4 years. With her life and nursing experiences, it has helped her understand the importance of working with young families, individuals, and small business owners to secure their finances for themselves and their loved ones.

When Charity is not working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter, family, and friends at church, and the beach. You can also find her hiking different trails around the island and camping.

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Jennifer Shibuya

Jennifer joined Hamada Financial Group in 2021 as an Administrative Assistant. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks and having held positions in medical and business fields, Jennifer is able to tailor her skills to meet the needs of various clients.

Jennifer is known for her integrity, diplomacy, and sincerity in all her tasks. In her tenure in the business, she has first and foremost strived to be someone in whom her clients and colleagues can put their trust and faith. A former HealthCare industry advocate for nearly ten years, Jennifer uses her unique insights to tirelessly advocate for her clients.

A born and raised local girl, Jennifer offers a seasoned knowledge of the culture and an intimate understanding of what makes Hawaii so special. In addition to her duties at HFG, Jennifer is also a licensed Real Estate Agent helping the community. When not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach.

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Morgan Nii, Agent

Morgan joined the HFG team in 2021. Before joining, Morgan was a photographer with 16 years of experience in commercial and wedding work. Working with new people to achieve their goals by looking at the finer details, was a large part of what attracted him to both photography and finance. Being new to the industry, he brings a fresh outlook on what can, and is possible in the world of finance. Morgan was born in Utah, and raised in Honolulu. He has also been immersed in the Japanese culture from growing up within a Japanese-speaking family. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, riding bikes, and cooking. His ideal vacation would incorporate all three.

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