Christopher Kim – Akamai 2017

Christopher is a Class of 2015 graduate of Maui High School and will be a junior at Yale University in the Fall of 2017. He is working towards B.S. degrees in computer science and economics and is particularly passionate about the potential of computer science in...

Joseph Thorpe

Joe was born in Michigan, where he attended Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic High School.  Three days after graduation, he joined the military, where he served in the 1st Ranger Battalion for six years, including overseas deployments.  Afterward, he earned a degree in...

Matthew Yuen

Matthew was born and raised on the island of Oahu. He attended high school at Iolani School, graduating in 2014. Currently, he is pursuing degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Portland and will be a senior in the fall. His...

Ariel Todoki

Ariel Todoki was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and graduated from Kalani High School in 2014. She is a rising senior at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon pursuing a double major in Computer Science and Music Performance as well as a minor in Math. After...

Michael Spetich

Michael Spetich is a physics major and math minor at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, where he will be a senior this fall. He grew up on Hawai?i Island in the town of Waimea, home to the W.M. Keck Observatory and the Canada-France-Hawai?i Telescope. The...

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...