Jermaine Vitales

Jermaine Vitales has just finished his freshman year in the Information Technology program at Hawai‘i Community College.  He was born in the Philippines, moved to Hawai‘i when he was six years old, and was raised in the town of Waimea on the Big Island.  He plans to...

Amanda Ross

Amanda Ross was born and raised in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island.  In 2007, she graduated from Hawaii Preparatory Academy, and she will enter her junior year at Mount Holyoke College this fall.  Amanda enjoys riding horses, listening to music, and being at home in...

Lucia Polakova

Lucia Poláková was born in Honoka‘a on the Big Island of Hawai‘i and was raised in Waimea.  She just graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Dance.  She is very happy to be back in Hawai‘i working for Gemini this...

Dorothy Fukushima

Dorothy Fukushima was born and raised in Pahoa on the Big Island.  She will be a senior this fall, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Astronomy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo.  She plans to attend graduate school in astronomy upon completion of her...