MELISSAH SHISHIDO files for 6th District Senate seat

Kihei resident Melissah Mish Shishido has filed nomination papers as a Green Party candidate for the 6th District Senate seat held by West and South Maui Senator Roz Baker.

In an announcement, Shishido says she’s a grass-roots candidate who had been a high school teacher on Oahu for 21 years. She said she continues to tutor students on Maui and on other islands via the internet.

Shishido is a student at the University of Hawaii Maui College, pursuing a degree in education. “She thinks globally and will act locally,” her announcement says.

She said she’s heard about community issues by volunteering for the past four years at the Kihei Fourth Friday event.

For more information, visit or contact her campaign at [email protected].