Joshua Parep

I was born and raised in one of the island countries in Oceania (Papua New Guinea). I moved to Hawaii in 2014 after I completed my high school in PNG. Now, I am a senior computer science student in Hilo. I am UH Hilo International Student Association president and...

Talmage Nakamoto

I was born and raised in Kona, on the Big Island. Since I was a kid, I always liked knowing how things worked, and wanted to be a scientist. Then I grew up and realized I would have to pick something more specific, so I chose mechanical engineering. I just finished my...

Elton Nakagawa

Elton is currently a second year student attending Hawaii Community College majoring in IT and Cybersecurity. He has previously attained an A.A.S degree in Data Processing from Hawaii Community College, and a Certificate of Competence in Electronic and Computer...

Reyn Mukai

Reyn Mukai was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. He graduated in 2014 from Waiakea High School, is an Eagle Scout, and currently a junior pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. At the UH, he is involved in the...

Jamal Marshall

Jamal Marshall is an optimistic individual that looks forward to helping improve the world in one manner or another. He is a Waiakea class of 2015 graduate and enjoys taking part in various extracurricular activities such as sports, community service, and other clubs....

Junhao Li

I moved to Hawaii at the age of one and grew up in Hilo where I graduated from Waiakea High. I am currently a Computer Science Major at Northwestern University with my interests lying in machine learning and software development. After I graduate, I hope to pursue a...