Kimberly Bott

Kim Bott was raised on Whidbey Island in Washington State.  It was here, in the presence of a clear view of the Milky Way, that her deep interest in astronomy was born.  She transferred to the University of Hawaii at Hilo in 2007 from Northern Arizona University and...

Branden Bonilla

Branden Bonilla was born and raised in Kapaa on the island of Kauai. Currently, he is an Electronics Technology student at Kauai Community College. He is excited about his internship on the Big Island which will give him hands on experience in real life situations....

Tamarah Binek

Tamarah Binek is currently a mechanical engineering student at Nothern Arizona University (NAU). She is originally from Volcano, Hawaii and graduated from Waiakea High School. Her hobbies include bodyboarding, photography, hiking, swimming, running, and reading the...

Vahid Ajimine

Vahid Ajimine was born and raised on the island of Maui and graduated from Maui High School in 2003. He initially was a student at Maui Community College until ultimately deciding to transfer to University of Hawai’i at Hilo and major in Computer Science. During...

Pearl Yamaguchi

Pearl Yamaguchi is a Senior in Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She was born and raised in Honolulu but has lived on the mainland for a number of years also. She has a BA in English and Art and enjoys hiking and traveling. Home Island: Oahu...