Arvin Hontake is in his second semester at his first year here at KCC. He graduated from Roosevelt high school. Hontake grew up in Makiki, Oʻahu, and still lives there with his parents and his younger brother. He is now 24 and has decided to major in electrical engineering. Hontake chose this major because he wanted to pursue a career that had to do with studying engineering. Though school is somewhat hard, he says that he is managing and particularly enjoys his Communications 201 class with professor Keith Kashiwada.
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Kayla Valera is a first-year college student with the intention of majoring in Life Science. Her interests include reading, music, and watching odd documentaries. In the future Kayla hopes to narrow down a career that’s cohesive to her many interests. Kayla can be reached at email@example.com.
- Li-Anne DelaVegaLi-Anne DeLevega has worked at the KCC Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) center as a PEEC II Recruitment & Retention Specialist since March 20 of this year. Her work under the PEEC II grant includes handling purchases, managing the budget, as well as recruiting students. DelaVega helps to make engineering majors aware of projects that coincide with their interests and engage in community outreach. One of the things that DelaVega finds exciting about her job is seeing students’ passion for technology, which is something that she shares a love for as well.