Nicholas Iwamoto will headline April’s episode of the Wailau Storytelling Series on Saturday, April 24 at 2 p.m.
With a 24-year career in the nonprofit sector dedicated to social and mental health issues, Carol Matayoshi is a life-long resident of Hawaiʻi Island and a graduate of UH Hilo, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology.
For her exceptional job performance and volunteerism, pharmacist Jill Gelviro received a “Living Our Values Award” from her employer for her commitment to the foundation’s mission and vision of wellness.
Cam Wipper started his academic journey at Vancouver Island University, transferring to UH Hilo in 2011, where he went on to receive his bachelor’s degree in astronomy in 2013. He now works at the Canada-France-Hawai‘i Telescope on Hawai‘i Island.
While at UH Hilo, Danielle Claar thrived in the island environment where she honed her scientific research and diving skills.
Colin Hourihan joined the UN in 2008 and now heads the World Food Programme’s Humanitarian Military Interaction Unit for the Emergency Operations Division in Rome.
UH Hilo nursing alum, Hawai‘i Army National Guard veteran, chief nursing officer at Hilo Medical Center: Arthur Sampaga Jr., knows the meaning of service.
Jake Rodrique once thought college wasn’t the place for him. But that all changed through the guidance of a few extraordinary people.