Genevieve A. Suzuki is a Honolulu-based writer. She has written for several Hawaii publications, including the Honolulu Star-Bulletin, The Honolulu Advertiser, Hawaii Business Magazine and Trade Publishing. She is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa journalism department and an alumna of the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund Editing Internship program. Ms. Suzuki is working on a collection of her personal essays and an educational children's book series with illustrator Jon J. Murakami. She lives in Mililani with her husband, his parents and the family cats. Ms. Suzuki says she is living through a second childhood.