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About Us

Our Purpose:

Our ultimate goal at The Reading Company (TRC) is to get your child into college. We want to form a relationship with our students that will last throughout their academic journeys. We will work together with students and parents from K-12 all the way through the college application process. We use programs developed by Dr. Kerwin and our Administrative Team that include personal tutoring and mentoring, speed reading, test preparation, and community participation to ensure that your child goes to a school that matches them.

Who is Dr. K?

Dr. Brad Kerwin

Dr. Brad Kerwin

Brad Kerwin, EdD, is an educator and consultant who has worked at Punahou School and over thirty other schools, colleges, and businesses in Hawaii over the past 38 years. After arriving here in the islands from UCLA in 1972, he began developing and directing educational programs starting in 1975, working in areas such as School Accreditation, Staff Development, Test Preparation, General Tutoring, Speed Reading, Parent Workshops, and more.An award winning student and instructor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and an administrator and teacher at Punahou School for over twenty years, Dr. Kerwin and his staff bring their considerable talent and background to schools, institutions, families, and businesses as a teachers, tutors, program developers, and consultants.

Meet Our Staff

The Administrative Team

The Reading Company’s Administrative Team is comprised of members with various backgrounds in education. Collectively, they create individualized curriculum for each student at TRC. Whenever your child is working with a tutor in our classroom, one of these administrators is also present.


profesh Adrian Kerwin is the President and Director of The Reading Company. He has over 13 years of experience working as a tutor, teacher, special education assistant, and educator. He has taught English as a second language in Japan, worked extensively in the Clarence T.C. Ching PUEO Program at Punahou School, and has a passion for helping children reach their potential.