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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Chie Koda31 year old Chie Koda is a first year Art student from Tokyo, Japan. Before moving to Hawaiʻi on her own, she graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts. Koda decided to come here because KCC is cheap and she loves the beauty of Hawaiʻi. "I like bonding humans and nature together," Koda says, "and Hawaiʻi is the best place for that, with its nature ... its environment." She has always been interested in being an artist and nature is her favorite subject. After graduating, she hopes to either work at the Honolulu Museum of Art or become a teacher. She wants to teach young children art through nature. In her spare time, Koda enjoys swimming at Waikiki beach or creating paintings outside. She also likes to play the ʻukulele, having started after arriving on Oʻahu.