Meili Ellis-Tingle – Akamai 2018

Meili is a Waiakea high graduate from the Big Island. She is currently pursuing a BS in computer science. She gained an interest in computer science while taking a logic class in high school. She is particularly interested in video game development. During her free...

Maria Daniella Douglas – Akamai 2018

Maria Daniella is a rising senior at University of Hawai’i at Manoa pursuing a B.A. in Astronomy. After graduation, her goal is to continue work in the astronomy field in both education and research. In her free time, she works as an interchanger for UH...

Ian Denzer – Akamai 2018

Ian Denzer was born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii. Ian graduated from Kealakehe High School and is currently attending Yale University planning on majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Ian particularly enjoys working on robotics and other mechatronic systems....

Malcolm Chun – Akamai 2018

Malcolm Chun is from the island of Oahu and moved to Hilo, Hawaii in 2014 after retiring from the Hawaii Air National Guard. He is pursuing his degree in Electronics Technology from Hawaii Community College, where he will earn his Associate in Applied Science. After...

James Boyd – Akamai 2018

James Boyd is from southeastern Louisiana and moved to the Big Island in March, 2017. Currently, he is enrolled at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, pursuing a major in Computer Science and hopes to develop software after graduation. He has a particular interest in...

Romilly Benedict – Akamai 2018

Romilly was born in Austin, Texas and moved to Waimea, Hawaii when she was three-years-old. She graduated from Honoka’a High School in 2017 and is currently a freshman at George Mason University in Virginia. She is majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in...