Dallas Tada

Dallas was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, and is currently a junior in the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He was originally pursuing a Nutrition degree, but his fascination in the cosmos convinced him to switch his major to Physics.  His pursuit for knowledge is his...

Varrick Suezaki

My name is Varrick Suezaki and I am currently a junior at the Illinois Institute of Technology majoring in applied physics specializing in aerospace engineering. I grew up on the Big Island but graduated from maryknoll in 2014. My main interests involve AMO (atomic,...

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...

Heather Situ

Heather Situ was born and raised in Honolulu, Oahu. She is currently a junior at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school, focusing on either Materials Science...

Catherine Sarte

Catherine was born and raised in the Philippines. She immigrated to the US when she was young, but finally moved to Hawaii to finish High school, graduating from Waipahu High school. She is bilingual, knowing Tagalog and English. She graduated with her associate of...

Christopher Roof

Christopher Roof was born and raised on the Big Island. After finishing his associate’s degree in Information Technology from Hawaii Community College, he will continue his education in Computer Science at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. He is passionate about...