Month: November 2016

U’ilani Sanada

Uʻilani Sanada is an 18 year old first-year student attending KCC. Sanada graduated from Kaiser High School this year and has been living in Hawaiʻi all her life. She plans to study Occupational Therapy next year so that she can become an Occupational Therapy Assistant and work in a hospital. Sanada mentioned that this particular field of study will take her six years to complete. She likes that KCC is affordable, and that because she is working at the same time she is able to work and go to school at her own schedule. Sanada believes that education is important, which is her reason for what influenced her to attend college.

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Chingin Selet

Ching In is a second-year student at KCC whose major is Liberal Arts, though hopes to eventually get into the medical program. He plans on being a nurse in the future to help people with disabilities cope with their disorders. His grandmother was the reason as to why he chose to pursue this career path since she is half-paralyzed and he wanted to gain more knowledge on how he could be of more use to her.

When In isn’t with his grandmother, he plays basketball in his downtime. During his senior year in high school, he was given the chance to join his school’s basketball team after years of always being interested in the sport but never actually playing competitively. The opportunity presented itself when his friends told him that the team was short one player. Having gotten over the initial hump of playing for the first time, he simply “went with the flow,” and it turned out that he liked it.

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  • Dylan KhoeDylan Khoe
    From Nu'uanu, 20-year-old Dylan Khoe hopes to have a future in animation. Khoe spends his free time drawing digital paintings, making animations, watching anime, and playing video games on the computer. While he finds that painting and making animations are fun, they can get frustrating when things don't go the way he wants them to so he relaxes in those situations by looking up references or watching some anime or playing his games, mostly Team Fortress 2. He got into digital painting from watching YouTube videos and went from drawing to digital. Khoe is waiting to apply to the New Media Arts Program with his portfolio at the end of the next semester for the beginning of the next school year. Despite having his hobbies and enjoying what he does, Khoe is also dedicated to learning more about his trade as he studies resources and attends lectures from guest speakers when animators come. "I'm waiting [to get connections] until I get into the program," Khoe said. "Right now I'm just looking for knowledge I guess."

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