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...

Richard Ordonez

Richard Ordonez was born in New York, but currently resides on O‘ahu.  He is entering his senior year this fall, working toward a B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Hawai‘i at M?noa.  Richard was recently employed at the Leeward Community College...

Linden Hale

Born in Washington State, Linden Hale moved with her family to the Big Island at age 10, where she began to cultivate her fascination with the natural world and the cosmos. After graduating from Parker School in Kamuela, she moved to Seattle to attend the University...

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...

Justen Dela Cruz

Justen Dela Cruz is currently a senior at the University of Hawaii at M?noa, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  He is a graduate of Mililani High School, and was born and raised on the island of O‘ahu.  He is thrilled about his opportunity to intern on the Big...

Steven Coss

Steven Coss was born and raised near Sacramento, California.  He moved to the island of Hawai‘i to attend college at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, where he majors in Computer Science.  In his free time, Steven enjoys spending time with friends, watching TV shows...