Jonah Wengler – Akamai 2018

Jonah “Kalani” Wengler was born and raised in Wailupe O’ahu and graduated from Kamehameha Schools. He is currently a senior at the University of Hawaii at M?noa majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Jonah recently participated in First Nations Launch (FNL) for the first...

Makena Wagner – Akamai 2018

Makena Wagner was born and raised in Hilo, Hawai?i. Makena attended Kamehameha Schools Hawai?i from the 6th grade until graduating in 2016. She now attends Smith College in Massachusetts where she is currently pursuing her bachelor’s of science in Engineering with a...

Akira Vernon – Akamai 2018

Akira was born and raised on the island of Oahu. After graduating from Kaimuki High School, he went on to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Akira is also involved with the Hawaii Undergraduate Initiative...

Sean Tadekawa – Akamai 2018

Sean was born in New Jersey but raised in Honolulu. He is fluent in English and Japanese, and learned Chinese in high school. He is graduating from Kapiolani Community College with an Associate degree in Natural Science – Pre-engineering and transferring to University...

Kekoa Tacub – Akamai 2018

Kekoa Tacub is currently attending Kauai Community College. His goal is to receive an associates degree in Electronics Technology and begin work after graduating college. Kekoa has been interested in computers ever since middle school, and has continued to grow his...

Nicole Tabac – Akamai 2018

Nicole Tabac was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. She was heavily involved in FIRST and VEX robotics in high school and continued to mentor students after she graduated. She continued her education at Northern Arizona University and received her bachelor’s...