Shar Tuiasoa is the illustrator and owner of Punky Aloha Studio, and illustration studio located in Kailua, O'ahu, HI, where she was born and raised. After earning her BFA in illustration from Laguna College of Art and Design, Shar began working as an illustrator full-time, freelancing, selling art prints and merchandise, and painting murals. She has worked with clients such as Target, AT&T, Facebook, Amazon Prime, Apple, and Old Navy and will be releasing her debut Children's book with Harper Colins as an Author/Illustrator in the Summer of 2022.