Samuel Chiu

Join aquaculture major Samuel Chiu from Lakeridge High School in Portland, Oregon, as he shares his passion for sustainability in both land and sea – his dream of learning “cool science in cool places” brought him to UH Hilo. Discover what “Connecting Learning, Life and Aloha” means to him, in this special edition of the “My Journey” Vulcan V.I.B.E. series.

Video by: David Zachary Ramos

Gemmy Alegre

Student pharmacist Gemmy Alegre is a James Campbell High School graduate from the island of O‘ahu. Gemmy shares her mana‘o on UH Hilo and the College of Pharmacy, what she tries to mālama, and her dreams for the future, in this special edition of the “My Journey” Vulcan V.I.B.E. series.

Apply for the Office of Admissions “My Journey” Scholarship and tell us what you mālama: https://hilo.hawaii.edu/journey/. The deadline to submit your application is March 1st!

Video by: David Zachary Ramos

Maikani Andres

Marine science major Maikani Andres from Palau talks about a typical day on campus, her passion for the ocean, and the various hands-on research opportunities available at #UHHilo.

Video filming by: Wolphgang Wolphagen
Video editing by: David Zachary Ramos