A Xavier high school alumnus of '91, Henry Shrew continued his academic career in UH Hilo. He later worked for the Kosrae state government for over 6 years. He continued his service at the national level in 2007. He worked in the Department of Foreign Affairs as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for European Affairs. He became a Foreign Services officer in Honolulu in Feb. of 2009. Currently he is the acting Consul General in Honolulu, Hawaii.