Christopher Sugai

Growing up in the Kona coffee fields on the Big Island, Chris Sugai learned what a hard day’s work was from a young age. While working on the farm, he gained a great appreciation for the biology of the plants and life that surrounded him, and now plans to translate...

Matthew Rappeline

Matt Rappeline is going into his Junior year in the Physics department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and Kapi’olani Community College.  Matt is very interested in the applications of general relativity in cosmology and would like to pursue an M.S. and a Ph.D....

Heather Prinzing

Heather Prinzing was born in California, but raised on the beautiful island of Kauai. She has just completed an A.S. degree in Electronics Technology at Kauai Community College. She hopes to find a job in computer networking, possibly as a Network Administrator. In...

Kristin Pedersen

Kristin is a student at UH Hilo and has declared her major in Computer Science. She returned to school in 2010 to study math and computer science, not only because she enjoys it, but also to be a role model for her daughters. Kristin plans to return to Kona after...

Aaron Pigott

Aaron Pigott was born in Honolulu and raised on the island of Kauai.  Graduating from Kauai High School in 2010, Aaron decided to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona.  Aaron’s...

Juanchen Li

Juanchen Li graduated from Waiakea High School in Hilo in 2010, and is currently a sophomore at the University of Southern California perusing a degree in computer science.  After receiving his bachelors he intends to continue his education as a graduate student. ...