Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES)

Meet the 2022 PIPES Interns

University of Hawaiʻi Hawaiian Internship Program (UH-HIP)

Nainoa Alefaio

Nainoa Alefaio From: Oʻahu

Mentor: Ana Kon

Agency: Na Maka Haloa O Waipio

Sabrina Bejang

Bri From: Marshall Islands

Mentor: Jessica Kirkpatrick

Agency: Center for Maunakea Stewardship

Olivia Boucher

Oli From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Dr. Patrick Hart, Stephanie Mladinich

Agency: UH Hilo - LOHE Lab

Jemma Goubout

Jemma From: Oʻahu

Mentor: Peishih Liang

Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Koa Grabar

Koa From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Bryce Masuda

Agency: Hawaiʻi Endangered Bird Conservation Program

Imio Hicking

Imio From: Marshall Islands

Mentor: Katie Strong, Karen Pellegrin

Agency: Big Island Drink Smart (BIDS)

Grace Hsiang

Grace From: Vermont

Mentor: Jonathan Price, Amberly Pigao

Agency: UH Hilo Geography Department

Tyler Jeschke

Tyler From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Troy Sakihara, Devon Aguiar

Agency: Division of Aquatic Resources

Tromainne Joab

Tromainne From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Joseph Genz

Agency: UH Hilo Anthropology Department

Caitlin Kili Kawaiaea

Kili From: Oʻahu

Mentor: Dr. Patrick Hart, Noah Hunt

Agency: UH Hilo- LOHE Lab

Kainalu Keliʻikuli-Grace

Kainalu From: Oʻahu

Mentor: Ana Kon

Agency: Na Maka Haloa O Waipio

Dylan Aʻali'ʻi Kelling

Dylan From: Oʻahu

Mentor: John Burns

Agency: UH Hilo - MEGA Lab

Lilian Lewis

Lily From: Washington

Mentor: Kylle Roy

Agency: United States Geological Survey

Arianna Lunow-Luke

Ari From: Oʻahu

Mentor: Kodie Solis-Kalani, Bronson Palupe

Agency: Hui Mālama i ke Ala ʻŪlili

Keiran Mitchell

Keiran From: Kauaʻi

Mentor: Luke Meads

Agency: Kumuola Marine Science Education Center

Amy Patterson

Amy From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Leilā Dudey

Agency: Teaching Change

Sophia Smith

Sophia From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Ryan Perroy

Agency: UH Hilo - SDAV Lab

Mia Noelani Takai

Mia From: Hawaiʻi

Mentor: Ryan Perroy

Agency: UH Hilo - SDAV Lab

Kim Yumul

Kim From: California

Mentor: John Burns

Agency: UH Hilo - MEGA Lab