Akamai Alums and Past Projects

2019 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Terric Abella – Columbia University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: HNu Photonics – Kahului, Maui

Christopher Artates – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering and minoring in Physics. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Nicole Baptist – Boston University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope Project Office – Pasadena, CA

David Bennett – Hawai’i Community College. Major: Electronics Technology program. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Jett Bolusan – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteDaniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope – Pukalani, Maui

Jennifer Bragg – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics & Math. Internship SiteInstitute for Astronomy in Hilo, Big Island HI

Alice Chen– University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC & ASRC Federal – Kihei, Maui

Jonathan Chin – University of Hawaii at West Oahu. Major: Information Security AssuranceInternship Site: Akimeka LLC – Kihei, Maui

Royce Nainoa Cornwell – Kauai Community College. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

Dash Cotton – Gonzaga University. Major: Engineering Management. Internship SiteDaniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST) – Pukalani, Maui

Queenique Dinh – University of Southern California. Major: Astronautical Engineering. Internship Site: Centauri – Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC – Kihei, Maui

Jack Hershey – Lewis and Clark College. Major: Computer Science and Math. Internship Site: Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island

Jay Ryan Jamorabon– University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer and Security Science. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Katherine Jefferson – Drew University. Major: Computer Science and Math. Internship SiteDaniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope – Pukalani, Maui

Kaiaka Kepa-Alama – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

Johnathan Kuamoo – University of Hawaii Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: SMA/ASIAA – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Jenna Lau – University of Southern California. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Centauri – Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC – Kihei, Maui

Ethan Lee – Cornell University. Major: Physics. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy – Pukalani, Maui

Kasey Matsumoto – Hawaii Community College. Major: Information Technology. Internship Site: W. M. Keck Observatory – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

Olivia Murray – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Briana Noll – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Cyanotech – Kona, Hawai‘i Island HI

Keakealani Pacheco – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) – Kihei, Maui

Aliyah Pana – Central Washington University. Major: Master’s of Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management with concentration in Data Analytics. Internship SiteCanada-France-Hawaii Telescope – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

Jaynine Parico – Kapiolani Community College. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SitePISCES – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Nick Rosenberg – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteSubaru Telescope – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Kiyomi Sanders – Kapiolani Community College. Major: Physics with a minor in astrophysics. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope: WFOS – University of California, Santa Cruz

Logan Sato Oregon State University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Brianna Brooke Shero Pennsylvania State University. Major: Energy Engineering with a minor in Electrochemical Engineering. Internship Site: Hawaii Electric Light Co. – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Brandon Smith San Diego State University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope – Pukalani, Maui

Tré Soultz – University of Nevada, Reno. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Liquid Robotics: Hawaii Operations Branch – Kawaihae, Hawai‘i Island HI

Elise Sueoka – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope: WFOS – UC Santa Cruz, University of California Observatories

Abraham Sylvester University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope, NAOJ – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Joshua Tokunaga Arizona State University.  Major: Earth and Space Exploration: Astrobiology and Biogeosciences and a minor in Sustainability. Internship Site: PISCES – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Leomana Turalde University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. MajorAstrophysics. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Chase Urasaki University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Double major in Astrophysics and Math. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope – Pukalani, Maui

Makena Wagner Smith College. Major: Engineering with a minor in Architecture and Urbanism. Internship Site: W.M Keck Observatory – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

Stacey Yanagihara University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy – Hilo, Hawai‘i Island HI

Sherie Yip Honolulu Community College. Major: Computer, Electronics & Networking Technologies. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center – Kihei, Maui

Dayna Yoshimura – University of Portland. Masters of Biomedical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics Kahului, Maui

Lee Danielle Young University of Hawaii at Mãnoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope – Waimea, Hawai‘i Island HI

David Zane – Northwestern University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center – Kihei, Maui

Jonathan Zerez – Olin College of Engineering. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory – Pasadena, CA

 

2018 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Jaren Ashcraft – University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics. Major: Optics. Internship Site: TMT / UC Observatories (WFOS) – University of California, Santa Cruz

Alec Bayer – Arizona State University’s Online Division. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy, Maui

Romilly Benedict – George Mason University. Major: Environmental Chemistry. Internship SiteNatural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority

James Boyd – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA)

Malcolm Chun – Hawaii Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy, Hilo

Ian Denzer – Yale University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteThe Canada France Hawaii Telescope

Maria Daniella Douglas – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Astronomy. Internship SiteUniversity of Hawaii at Hilo 

Meili Ellis-Tingle – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteW.M. Keck Observatory

Kenji Emerson – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics and Astronomy. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Kylie Higaki – Oregon State University. Major: Environmental Engineering. Internship Site:  Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)

Mickie Hirata – University of Redlands. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship SiteHELCO (Hawaii Electric Light Company) 

Austin Jennings – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics. Internship SiteCanada France Hawaii Telescope 

Alexandra Kaohi – University of Hawaii West Oahu. Major: Information Security and Assurance. Internship SiteAkimeka LLC

Tyler LaBonte – University of Southern California. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteAir Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Janelle Laros – Lehigh University. Major: Mechanical Engineering and Product Design. Internship SiteAkabotics LLC

Alicia Lau – University of Rochester. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Julina Lee – Hawaii Community College. Major: Information Technology. Internship SiteSubaru Telescope

Noah Levine – University of Hawaii Community College. MajorInformation Technology. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corporation (CFHT)

Jordan Li – University of Hawaii at Manoa. MajorElectrical Engineering. Internship Site: Hawaii Electric Light (HELCO)

Matthew Lugo – Gonzaga University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory

Keoki Massad – University of Portland. Major: Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), Pasadena

Paul McCabe – Case Western Reserve University. Major: Electrical Engineering and Philosophy. Internship Site:  Subaru Telescope

Alexander Meyer – University of Hawaii at Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Olivia Murray – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope

Jonathan Musgrave – University of Rochester. Major: Optical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy Hilo

Corin Nishimoto – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Major: Biomedical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu-Photonics – Scorpio V Division

Derek Ogi – University of Southern California. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Maya Ooki – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Major: Biomedical Engineering. Internship Site: SCORPIO-V, A Division of HNu Photonics

Ariel Peterson – University of California, Los Angeles. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC

Erica Sawczynec – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Physics. Internship Site: The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Pasadena CA

Sae Hyun Song – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Integrity Applications Incorporated / Pacific Defense Solutions

Erik Svetin – Syracuse University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Nicole Tabac – Northern Arizona University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Liquid Robotics – A Boeing Company

Kekoa Tacub – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Sean Tadekawa – University of Hawaii. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Akira Vernon – University of Hawaii at Manoa, Major: Computer Engineering. Internship SiteSubaru Telescope

Makena Wagner – Smith College. Major: Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory North

Jonah Wengler – University of Hawaii at Manoa: College of Engineering. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy & Astrophysics (ASIAA)

2017 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Daryl Albano – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory

Jennifer Chun – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Nicolas Colon – University of Arizona. Major:  Optical Engineering. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope’s Instruments

Brianna Craig – University of Hawaii Hilo. Major: Marine Science Internship Site: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sean Endo – University of Portland. Major:  Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Jeri Goodin – University of Hawaii of Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering.  Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Nikki Imanaka  University of Idaho. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Chantelle Kiessner – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope

Christopher Kim – Yale University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site

Michelle Lau – University of Portland. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteAkimeka, LLC

Junhao Li – Northwestern University. Major:  Computer Science. Internship Site:  Subaru Telescope

Brandi Liu – Arizona State University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site:  Institute of Astronomy, Maui

Jamal Marshall – Seattle University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Keoki Massad – University of Portland. Major: Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science. Internship Site: Institute of Astronomy, Maui

Reyn Mukai – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory

Elton Nakagawa – UH Hawaii CC. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Talmage Nakamoto – Brigham Young University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority

Kurt Noe – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Sciences. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Katie Park – University of Washington, Seattle. Major: Aerospace Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Christopher Roof – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy, Hilo 

Catherine Sarte – University of Hawaii at West Oahu. Major: Computing, Electronics, Networking Technology (CENT). Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Heather Situ – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory

Michael Spetich – Willamette University. Major: Physics. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy Maui

Varrick Suezaki – Illinois Institute of Technology. Major: Aerospace Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Dallas Tada – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics. Internship Site:  Gemini Observatory

Ariel Todoki – Willamette University. Major: Computer Science and Music Performance. Internship Site: Integrity Applications Incorporated/Pacific Defense Solutions

Akira Vernon – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Engineering. Internship Site: TIO/TMT International Observatory, LLC

Matthew Yuen  University of Portland. Major: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

2016 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Maveric Abella – Columbia University.
Major: Biomedical Engineering
Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Dutch Akana – University of Hawaii Maui College.
Major: Engineering Technology
Internship Site:  University of Hawaii at Hilo

Daryl Albano – University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Major: Computer Science
Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)

Jaren Ashcraft – University of Rochester.
Major: Optical Engineering
Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy, Maui

Christiana Bisquera – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Katelyn Chagami – Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Austin Corotan – Western Washington University.
Major: Geophysics and Computer Science
Internship Site:  Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) & National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Jordan Enos – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Joey Hashimoto – University of Hawaii Maui.
Major: Engineering Technology
Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy, Maui

Alexander Hedglen – University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Major: Astronomy
Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Zachary Ifo – University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Major: Mathematics
Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Kaimi Kahihikolo – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Astrophysics and Mathematics
Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Kully Kekaula-Basque – Columbia University.
Major: Biology and Computer Science
Internship Site: Cellana Inc.

Christopher Kim – Yale University.
Major: Computer Science and Economics
Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Justin Kunimune – Olin College of Engineering.
Major: Undecided
Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Colleen Lau – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Electrical Engineering
Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Cheyenne Maio-Silva – Colorado State University.
Major: Environmental Engineering
Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Jason Mar –  Cal Poly – San Luis Obispo.
Major: Computer Science
Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Kyle Mauri – Colorado State University.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site:  Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)

Kari Noe – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Computer Science and Academy of Creative Media
Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Brialyn Onodera – University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Keanu Paikai – University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Major: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Internship Site:  Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Pauleen Pante – University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Major: Computer Science
Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC and JaKris Technologies

Eric Paopao – Hawaii Community College in Hilo.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy Hilo

Christine Joy Rioca – University of Hawaii – West Oahu.
Major: Computer Electronics and Networking Technology (CENT)
Internship Site: Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Nicole Tabac –  Northern Arizona University.
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT)

Travis Thieme –  University of Hawaii at Hilo.
Major: Astronomy and Physics
Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Derrick Torricer – University of Hawaii Maui College.
Major: Engineering Technology
Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC)

Kyle Yoshida – Harvard College.
Major: Bioengineering
Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

2015 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Racieli Andrada – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: Caltech Optical Observatories

Paul Barnes – University of Hawaii, Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteThirty Meter Telescope

Celina Bekins – Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory at the Maui High Performance Computing Center

Brittany Denzer – Colorado College. Major: Organismal Biology and Ecology. Internship Site: Cellana

Jasmine Feliciano – Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: California Institute of Technology Optical Observatories

Kapono Gaughen –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Biology. Internship SiteNatural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority

Tuan Giang – University of Hawaii, Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Michael Gorman – Syracuse University. Major: Mechanical Engineer. Internship SiteDaniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (DKIST)

Mickie Hirata – University of Redlands. Major: Electrical Engineering and Physics.  Internship SiteW. M. Keck Observatory

William Kaeo – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteCanada France Hawaii Telescope

Kourtney Kehr – University of Colorado Boulder. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteAir Force Research Laboratory

Saxon Knight – University of Hawaii Maui College. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteAir Force Research Laboratory

Tina Li – University of Hawaii, Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteInstitute for Astronomy

Brialyn Onodera – University of Hawaii, Manoa. Major: Mathematics and Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteW.M. Keck Observatory

Kevin Ryan – University of Hawaii – West O‘ahu. Major: CENT and Information Security Assurance (ISA). Internship SiteAkimeka LLC

Derae Shibata – University of Washington. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site Akimeka LLC

Hannah Twigg-Smith – Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Major: Computer Engineering. Internship SiteSubaru Telescope

Luke Van Der Spoel – Rice University. Major: Electrical and Computing Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Alexandra Van Pernis – Brown University. Major: Environmental Science. Internship Site: Big Island Abalone Corporation

Darren Wong – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory

Raycen Scott Wong – University of Hawaii, Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Canada France Hawaii Telescope

2014 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Evan Akuna – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship SiteThirty Meter Telescope

Sean Carlos –UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteThirty Meter Telescope

Michelle Chu –UH Manoa. Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering. Internship SiteNatural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA)

Kekai Clarke – Lewis & Clark College. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteMakani Kai Tech

Jonathan DeCosta – UH Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

John Evans – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteMakani Kai Tech

Kepa Fernandes – UH Manoa. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Mark Galiza – Univ. of Washington. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Tuan Giang – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science and Math. Internship SiteGemini Observatory

Kisa Giebink – McGill University. Major: Cognitive Science. Internship SitePacific JITC

Michael Gorman –Syracuse University. Major: Mechanical Engineer. Internship Site: HNu Photonics

Daniel Gregg – Brown University. Major: Environmental Engineering. Internship Site: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA)

Derek Hand –UH Hilo. Major: Astrophysics. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Kully Kekaula-Basque – Columbia Univ. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: W. M. Keck Observatory

Micah Lau – Brown University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Nasre Manasrah – UH Maui College. Major:  Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)

Andrew McNichols – UH Hilo. Major: Astronomy & Physics. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Natalie Nagata – UH Manoa. Major: Physics. Internship Site: University of Hawaii at Hilo

Leila Olivar – UH Manoa. Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering. Internship Site: Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems (PISCES)

Tiffanee Pahia –  UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Patrick Peng – Northwestern University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope

Doan Pham – UH West Oahu. Major: Computing, Electronics, and Networking Technology (CENT). Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Devin Rasco –UH West Oahu. Major: Computing, Electronics and Networking Technology (CENT) & Information Security and Assurance (ISSA). Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Charles (Marley) Rutkowski – University of Portland. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope 

Alexander Self – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Helaman Tafua – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka

Andy Tonthat – UH Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Pacific JITC

Kelli Yamane –UH Hilo. Major: Health Sciences. Internship Site: Cellana, Inc.

Eric Yamasaki – UH West Oahu. Major: Information Technology.  Internship Site:  Akimeka 

Andrew Zeitler – UH Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

2013 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Alexis Ann Acohido –  UH Manoa. Major: Mathematics. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Collin Au – UH Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Jeffrey Batangan – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Darcy Bibb –  University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship SiteThirty Meter Telescope

Katriel Chiu – UH Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: 2c4 Technologies/Hawaii Resource Group

Lee Do – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Jeffrey Dorough – Kauai Community College. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Dylan Emley – University of Miami, Florida. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Chriselle Ann Galapon – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Rocel Gomez – UH West O‘ahu. Major: Networking and Systems Administration. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Kanoe Hardin – UH Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory

Jayson-Micah Hayworth – UH West O‘ahu. Major: Computing, Electronics & Networking Technologies (CENT). Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Jasmine Hoapili – Honolulu Community College. Major: Computing, Electronics & Networking Technologies (CENT). Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Kevin Hu – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Engineering & Graphic Design. Internship Site: UH Hilo

Thomas Kackley – Seattle University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Troy Kobayashi-Bautista – UH Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Styson Koide – Northern Arizona University. Major: Mechanical Engineer. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Jessica Lee – University of Hawaii Manoa. Major:Computer Science and Korean. Internship Site: University of Hawaii Manoa.

E’Lisa Lee – UH Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Isaac Lum – UH Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Kirsten Makanui – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Oceanit

Emily Peavy – UH Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Michelle Rabara – University of Dayton. Major: Biology. Internship Site: Big Island Abalone Corporation

Delaney Ross – Columbia University. Major: Environmental Biology. Internship Site: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority

Derrick Saito– San Francisco State University. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: Air Force Research Laboratory

Ryan Saito – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope

Katrina Schenk – UH Manoa. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Oceanit

Krystal Schlechter – UH Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site:  PISCES — Univ of Hawaii at Hilo

Kimberly Tabac – University of Portland. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Helaman Tafua – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC

Joseph Thorpe – UH Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC

Jake Tsuyemura – UH Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Randolf Uclaray – University of Southern California. Major: Electrical Engineering & Applied Mathematics. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Zane Julius Vergara – UH Maui. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Kyra Vila – Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Major: Industrial and System Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Ryan Wong – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Sophia Wuest –  University of Portland. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Marcus Yamaguchi – Kauai Community College. Major: Pre-Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

2012 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Haley Adamic – Boston College. Major: Mathematics & Biology. Internship Site: 2c4 Technologies 

Jerry Adams –  University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Networking. Internship SiteW.M. Keck Observatory

Aaron Ahue – UH Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center & Pacific Defense Solutions

Carl Joey Andrews – University of Hawai‘i Maui College. Major:Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology (ECET).  Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Nathan Brandes – Univ. of Washington. Major: Computer Science & Engineering. Internship Site:  2c4 Technologies

Marco Bucao –  Kaua‘i Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Kyle Cannoles – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Julia Chen – University of Southern California. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Mikhail Coloma – UH Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Ian Cunnyngham – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics & Astronomy. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Spencer Eldred – University of Hawaii Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Oceanit

Christopher Escalante – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Jordan Gartner – Northern Arizona University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Nathan Hara – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Pacific Defense Solutions

Yu Xian He – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Physics. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Marissa Hirakawa –  Honolulu Community College. Major: Computer Electronics and Networking Technology (CENT). Internship Site:  Gemini Observatory

Katelynn Ho – University of Washington transferring to Cornell University.  Major: Environmental Science. Internship Site: Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA)

Kevin Kadooka – University of Portland. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Shaun Koide – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Styson Koide – UH Hilo. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Juanchen Li – University of Southern California. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Jasmine Maru – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Rachel Pang – Northern Arizona University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Kristin Pedersen – University of Hawaii, Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Aaron Pigott – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Major: Aerospace Engineering. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Heather Prinzing – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Matthew Rappeline –  University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Physics. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Charles Marley Rutkowski – University of Portland. Major: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Internship Site: Oceanit

Katrina Schenk – UH Maui. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Christopher Sugai – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Biology. Internship Site: Big Island Abalone Corporation

Anthony Sylvester – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope Project Office

Noelle Takahashi – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Computer Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Kim Tokuuke – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteSubaru Telescope National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Corynne Umeda – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Ryan Wong – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Engineering. Internship Site:Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

2011 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Diana (DJ) Agdeppa – UH Maui. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering. Internship Site: Univ. of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy

Mariflor Caronan – Northern Arizona University. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Devin Chu – Dartmouth College. Major: Astronomy and History. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Ryan Daugherty – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Amber Fulkerson – Oregon State University. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Alan Hanesana – University of Hawaii–West O’ahu. Major: Computing, Electronics, and Networking Technology (CENT). Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)

Kanoe Hardin – University of Hawaii Maui College. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center (PDC)

Keone Hiraide – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Sean Jones –  University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Bo Li – Illinois Institute of Technology. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: Univ. of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy

Andrew Lindstrom – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center

Kimberly Oyama –  Northern Arizona University. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Oceanit

Jasmine Pahukula – Oregon State University. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises, LLC

Chihiro Sasaki – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science and Math. Internship Site: Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC

Dylan Schwarzmeier – University of Hawaii Maui College. Major: Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC

Anthony Sylvester – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Thirty Meter Telescope Project Office

Jonathan Torigoe – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Univ. of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy/Pan-STARRS Consortium

Elizabeth Claire (Beth) VanamanHawai‘i Community College. MajorElectronics Technology. Internship Site: Univ. of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy/Pan-STARRS Consortium

Amanda Yamamoto –  University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site:  Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

2010 Maui Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Evan Agor – UH Manoa. Major:  Business Management and International Business. Internship Site: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Bryan Baello – UH Maui. Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Cy Bagano – Kaua‘i Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Brian Behnia – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Lake Casco – Univ. of Pennsylvania. Major: Materials Science and Engineering. Internship Site:  HNu Photonics LLC

Cheryl-Ann Fujioka – Western Washington University. Major: Mathematics. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Robert Grimmett – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Daniel Hong – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Laurie Hozaki – UH Maui College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Pacific Defense Solutions

Kiah Imai – Michigan Technological University. Major: Electrical Engineering Technology. Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC

Masafumi Inoue – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

David Kaluna –  UH Maui College. Major: Electronics technology. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Gerard (Piilani) Lono – Hawaii Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: National Astronomical Observatory of Japan — Subaru Telescope

Marissa Loving – University of Hawaii, Hilo. Major: Mathematics and Computer Science. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Kaitlin Madriaga – University of Washington. Major: Biology and Public Health. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Leslee Mahoney – Gustavus Adolphus College. Major: Management. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Chad Nagata – UH Maui College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Pacific Defense Solutions

Natalie Nagata – UH Manoa. Major: Physics. Internship Site: UH Manoa University of Hawaii at Hilo

Ken Oyadomari – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Matthew Parilla – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Danielle Prince –University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Major: Information Science. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Jennifer Razo – UH West Oahu. Major: Computing, Electronics, and Networking Technology. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center

Kekoa Roback – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Sites: Trex Enterprises

Chihiro Sasaki – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science and Mathematics. Internship Site Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Jamie Scharf – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy, Physics, and Geology. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Omega Smith – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics and Astronomy. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Sarah Souza – Rochester Institute of Technology. Major: Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Textron Systems

Kai Warman – Drexel University in Philadelphia. Major:  Software Engineering. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Andrew Wessels – University of Hawaii Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Textron Systems

2009 Intern Biographies and Project Abstracts Booklet

Robert Albarran – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Herson Bagay – Honolulu Community College. MajorComputing, Electronics and Networking Technology. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Chauncey Banasihan – Kaua’i Community College. Major: Electronic Technology and Cisco Networking Academy. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Austin Barnes – Harvard University. Major: Astrophysics and Chemistry. Internship Site: Oceanit

Joe Cabuco – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Chris Calpito – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site:  hv Photonics

Wei-Hann Chen – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Mathematics. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Jason Choi –Kaua’i Community College. Major: Electronics. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Ray Corpuz –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Steven Coss –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site Keck Observatory

Justen Dela Cruz –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

David Elies – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC.

Dorothy Fukushima –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Keck Observatory

Linden Hale –University of Washington at Seattle. Major: Astronomy and Physics. Internship Site Keck Observatory

Dylan Lynn –University of California at Berkeley. Major: Data Visualization. Internship Site: Akimeka, LLC

Richard Ordonez – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Devin Ortal – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Kim Oyama –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Textron Systems

Lucia Pane (formerly Polakova) – Santa Clara University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Elizabeth Phillips –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Textron Systems

Amanda Ross– Mount Holyoke College. Major: Architecture and Mathematics. Internship Site: Keck Observatory

Rodolf Sabalburo –Honolulu Community College. Major: Computer Electronics & Networking Technology (CENT). Internship Site Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Chelsea Schneider –California Lutheran University. Major: Environmental Science, minor in Philosophy. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center.

Stephanie Shinohara –University of Southern California. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Jermaine Vitales – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Kirk Wah Yick– Hawaii Community College. Major: Information Technology. Internship Site: UH Institute for Astronomy

Jasmine Yoshimoto –University of Hawaii at Manoa. MajorElectrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises Corporation

Tyler Yoshiyama – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

 

 

 

Vahid Ajimine –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory 

Darcy Bibb – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: Oceanit 

Tamarah Binek –Northern Arizona University. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory 

Branden Bonilla – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA) 

Kim Bott –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics and Astronomy degrees. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy 

Kimberly Brenton –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: University of Hawaii at Hilo (ASHRA Project) 

Jesse Brinkman –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center (PDC) 

Jennifer DeLeon – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering (ECET). Internship Site: HNu Photonics LLC 

Kenneth Estores –UH Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises 

Jeff Fines – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory 

Brylian Foronda -Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: Maui Community College 

Katherine Hall– University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astrophysics. Internship Site: University of Hawaii at Hilo (1 meter telescope) 

Scott Hamilton – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory 

Amber Imai – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (CFHT) 

Jahrain Jackson – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope 

David Kim –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy (IfA) 

Trent Kyono –Pepperdine University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site:  Computer Science 

Jennifer Liem – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Textron 

Shem Livai –  University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy (IfA) 

Kyle Loo – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA) 

Joshua Loving – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Mathematics and Computer Science. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope 

Shanoa Miller – University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Major: Information Science. Internship Site: Akimeka 

Lowen Okamoto – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Hnu Photonics 

Nathaniel Salazar – Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center 

Tyson Seto-Mook – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy (IfA) 

Michelle Simon –Pacific Lutheran University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory 

Roxanne Yee – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Akimeka 

Tyler Yoshiyama –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Textron 

Jiaquan (Jay) Zheng –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises 

Jianwei Zhou– University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope 

Marlene Abut –Maui Community College. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Akimeka

Dex Alpiche –Hawaii Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array

Jamie Cookson –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Physics. Internship Site: University of Hawaii at Hilo

Conrad Corpuz – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology Program. Internship Site: Akimeka

Maryfe Culiat Hernandez – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Eric Dela Rosa – Hawaii Community College. Major: Information Technology. Internship Site: Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

Augustus Elias – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site:  Pacific Disaster Center

Joseph Hernandez – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Vladimir Ivanov –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Oceanit

Dustyn Iwamoto –Honolulu Community College. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site:  Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Heather Kaluna –  University of Hawai’i at Hilo. Major: Astronomy and Mathematics. Internship Site: Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, University of California, Santa Cruz

Shaunty Kleinschmidt –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Mary Liang – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Hnu Photonics

James Linden –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory

Ronald Magarin –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

Jaqueline Mena – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Travis Prose – University of Hawai’i at Hilo. Major: Computer Science and Astronomy. Internship Site: Gemini North Observatory

David Medeiros – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET). Internship Site: Northrop Grumman

Joseph Rose – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Chad Sithar –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site:  Hnu Photonics

Jessica Solano – University of Puget Sound. Major: Mathematics and a minor in science, technology, and society. Internship Site: University of Hawai’i at Hilo

Sarah Stoebner– University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Stacey Sueoka– Pacific University. Major: Physics. Internship Site: Textron

Jessi Willstrop – Maui Community College. Major: Physics. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy

 

Arthur Agdeppa – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internhip Site: Oceanit

James Ah Heong – Hawai’i Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internhip Site:Institute for Astronomy

Megan Ansdell – University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Major: Masters in Astrophysics. Internship Site: Gemini Observaotry.

Suzanne Burns – Maui Community College. Major: Masters in Computer Technology. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Hazel Butler – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy, minor in Physics and Math. Internship SiteInstitute for Astronomy, Hilo

Conrad Corpuz –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Akimeka

Denny Kaniela Dement – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Michael “Keizo” Gates – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Major: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Textron Systems

Jason Hardman – Hawai’i Community College. Major: Electronics Technology. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy, Hilo

Benjamin Honey – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. Major: Aerospace Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Dylan Ichikawa – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: College of Engineering’s Electrical Engineering program. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy Maui

Joshua Lelemia Irvine – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: Bioengineering with a minor in Spanish. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Vladimir Ivanov –  University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Oceanit

Arlen Kam – University of California, Los Angeles. Major: Aerospace Engineering with a minor in Chinese. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory

Kenyan Kawauchi – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Cherie Kinoshita – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. Internship Site: Smithsonian Submillimeter Array (SMA)

Bronson Libed – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: Civil Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

Carol MatasciUniversity of Notre Dame. Major: Chemical Engineering. Internship Site: Pacific Disaster Center

Mark Mizubayashi – San Francisco State University. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteMaui High Performance Computing Center

Rodney Morden –Washington State UniversityMajor: Electrical Engineering, with a minor in Computer Engineering and Math. Internship Site: Textron Systems

Jayson Nakakur – University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Justin O’Brien – University of Colorado at Boulder. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Trex Enterprises

Glenda Ramos – Maui Community College (MCC). Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC

Kianiwai SpanglerLoyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Major:Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC

Jennifer Takaki – Hawai’i Community College. Major: Electrical Technology program. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

David Trang – University of Hawai’i-Hilo. Major: Astronomy, Geology and Psychology.  Internship Site: University of Hawai’i at Hilo

Lisa Upton (Rightmire) – University of Hawai’i at Hilo. Major: Electrical Engineering and Physics. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory

 

 

Ryan Baptiste – Kauai Community College. Major: Electronics. Internship Site: Northrop Grumman GEODSS
Michael Cooney – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory
Joe Curamen – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Maui Community College
Michelle Darrah Ziegler – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astrophysics. Internship Site: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, SubMillimeter Array (SMA)
Denny Kaniela Dement –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astronomy. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory
Justin DiPaola-Allen – University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Math and Astronomy. Internship Site: Gemini Observatory
Vinya Estiller (formerly Agluba) University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, SubMillimeter Array (SMA)
John Fujita – University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Chemistry and Biology. Internship Site: The Pacific Disaster Center
Brenton Kimoto – Maui Community College. Major: Electronics Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Textron
Robert Knight –University of Hawaii at Hilo. Major: Astrophysics. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory
Paul Linden –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Institute for Astronomy
David Luis –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory
Daniella Manansala – Kauai Community College. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC
Mark Mizubayashi –San Francisco State University. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Maui High Performance Computing Center
Keith Molina –Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka LLC
Mark Nishimura – California Lutheran University. Major: Mathematics. Internship Site: Subaru Telescope
Ryan Nora –Colorado School of Mines. Major: Engineering Physics. Internship Site: Trex
Johnathan Olsten – Purdue University. Major: Engineering. Internship Site: Maui Scientific Research Center
Victoria Sensano –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering. Internship Site: Maui Scientific Research Center
Jeremy Steel –Cuesta Community College. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Oceanit
Blake Stene –Hawaii Community College. Major: Electronics. Internship Site: W.M. Keck Observatory
Pearl Yamaguchi –University of Hawaii at Manoa. Major: Electrical Engineering.  Internship Site: Subaru Telescope

Sunny Cabello – Maui Community College. MajorElectronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship SiteMaui High Performance Computing Center

Joseph Curamen –Maui Community College. Major: Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship SiteKeck Observatories

Delmar DominoMaui Community College. Major: Electronics Engineering. Internship Site: Oceanit

Mark Elies –Maui Community College. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship SiteAkimeka LLC

Melina Kari – Maui Community College. Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship SiteOceanit

Nathan Kimura – Gonzaga University. Major: Computer Science. Internship SiteTextron

Joshua Martin –University of San Diego. Major:  Electrical Engineering. Internship SiteTextron

Jeremy Steel – Maui Community College. Major: Mechanical Engineering. Internship Site: Northrop Grumman

Jennifer Tom –Maui Community College. Major:  Information and Computer Science. Internship SiteAkimeka

Richard Jr. Cariens – Maui Community College. Major: Space research. Internship Site: Boeing
Nancy Daters – University of Hawaii at Hilo and Maui Community College. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Boeing 
Mark Elies – Maui Community College. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology, Internship SiteAkimeka LLC
Thomas Emmsley – Maui Community College. Major: Associate of Science degrees from the Electronic and Computer Engineering Program. Internship SiteBoeing
Mike Escedy
James Hoopii Jr. – Maui Community College. Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology
Kawailehua Kuluhiwa –University of Hawaii Hilo, Major: Astronomy, Internship SiteKeck Observatory

Jennifer Milliet – Maui Community College, Major: Computer Science. Internship Site: Akimeka
Reginaldo Morales – Maui Community College, Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology Internship Site: Trex
Charles Oliveira – Maui Community College, Major: Electrical Engineering. Internship Site: Boeing
Jennifer Tom – Maui Community College. Major: Information and Computer Science, Internship SiteAkimeka
Ivan Won – Maui Community College, Major: Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology. Internship Site: Boeing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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