Mark Nishimura

Mark Nishimura was born in Hilo, and graduated from Hilo High School in 2002. He is currently attending California Lutheran University and is majoring in mathematics, with a minor in physics. Mark also plays baseball for CLU. He hopes that this internship will help...

Paul Linden

Paul Linden is currently a senior in the Electrical Engineering program at UH Manoa. He is from Hilo and lovse to hike, dive, and camp on the Big Island. Paul works in the machine shop at the Institute for Astronomy. This has given him a lot of practical hands-on...

Robert Knight

Robert Knight is currently studying astrophysics at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, and plans to go on to graduate school in cosmology, and to discover the unknown mysteries of the universe. He also enjoys appearing frequently in dramatic or humorous...

Vinya Agluba Estiller

Vinya Agluba was born and raised in Philippines, then immigrated to Hawaii with her family in 2003. She is now a senior student in University of Hawai’i at Manoa pursuing a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering. She is interested in electronics, and solid state...

Justin DiPaola-Allen

Justin DiPaola-Allen was born and raised in Overland Park, Kansas. He attended school in the Shawnee Mission School District where he lettered all four years in academics. His interest and ability in math enabled him to take pre-algebra in the sixth grade. He attend...