Maile was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii where she graduated from Waiakea High School. She is currently attending Utah State University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and plays Division I Women’s Tennis. After graduation, she intends to continue her education and pursue a Master’s degree in Computer Science. She is eager to engage in research and hands-on projects that will help further her understanding of computer science with hopes of becoming a software engineer. 

Home Island: Big Island of Hawaii

High School: Waiakea High School

Institution when accepted: Utah State University

Improving the Cooling Switch System for the Prime Focus Spectrograph 

Project Site: Subaru Telescope, Hilo, HI

Mentor: Eric Jeschke

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