Profile: SANDRA Y. TENGAN, ASID
Born and raised as a third-generation American-Japanese in Japan, Sandra Yumi Tengan attended
American schools in Japan and Okinawa. Her background is bi-cultural and bilingual. Having her father's roots
in Hawaii, she attended University of Hawaii at Manoa and Artisan School of Interior Design (merged with
Chaminade University in 1983) in Honolulu.
Sandra has work experience in interior architectural design ranging in both residential and commercial projects.
She has worked in the design field at notable architectural firms; Architects Hawaii Ltd. and CJS Group
(both in Honolulu), and Riecke Sunnland Kono Architects (Kahului, Maui). She also has retail experience at
Nerland's Fine Home Furnishings (formerly in Kahului) as an in-house designer.
Her firm, SANDRA TENGAN INTERIOR DESIGN, LLC has been established since 1985 on Maui.