Delaney Ross

Delaney was born and raised in Kona on the Big Island.  She graduated from Hawai‘i Preparatory Academy in 2012, and this fall, she will be a sophomore at Barnard College of Columbia University in New York City.  She plans to earn her bachelor’s degree in Environmental...

Michelle Rabara

Michelle was born in the Philippines, but spent majority of her life growing up on the island of Maui.  In 2012, she graduated from St. Anthony Junior-Senior HS in Wailuku.  She is currently majoring in Biology at the University of Dayton in Ohio.  After finishing her...

Emily Peavy

Emily is an Oregon native, currently working toward her bachelor’s degree in Astronomy at UH Hilo.  Emily loves explaining astronomical concepts, so she enjoys both working at ‘Imiloa Planetarium and volunteering at the Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station. ...

Isaac Lum

Isaac was born in Kahalu‘u on the island of O‘ahu.  He attended UH Hilo to complete his pre- engineering courses, then transferred to the UH M?noa, where he is currently a senior in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Electrophysics.  After he graduates in...

E’Lisa Lee

E’Lisa is a junior majoring in Astronomy at UH Hilo, and a member of the University Astrophysics Club.  While attending college, she works part-time at the Ellison Onizuka Center for International Astronomy on Mauna Kea, as the international student volunteer...

Thomas Kackley

“Tip” Kackley grew up in Hilo and attended Kamehameha Schools on the Big Island.  He currently attends Seattle University, where he is majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  After graduating in 2014, he hopes to further his education by going on to graduate school.  Tip...