Hana Maeda

Hana Maeda is an associate commerce editor for The Balance. She has been with Dotdash since October 2018 and also works on Liquor.com. Through her passion for lifestyle topics, Hana loves to explore the latest and greatest products in the finance and business world. 


  • Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Bustle, The Knot Worldwide, INSIDER, and Hawai'i Magazine.
  • Hana received a B.S. in Magazine Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Hana has covered a variety of topics, from local fashion businesses to the latest hotel openings in Honolulu, HI. In her current role, Hana is constantly curating and writing about the best office gear, including gel pens and women's work pants. She was previously a commerce production assistant at Dotdash.