By Nakoa Nunies | Staff Writer College is supposed to be one of the most exciting times of your...Read More
Author: Nakoa Nunies
Robert Young is a first-year professor at KCC. He teaches Math 75x to students. To most of his students, he is known as “Kumu”. When he is not teaching, he is studying neuroscience at the center of disabilities for the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.
Prior to teaching at KCC, Kumu Robert worked at Ānuenue and helped develop the math program there. He also currently works to develop 8th-grade mathematics curriculum for Native Hawaiians.
Young likes to spend his time working at the Institute For Human Services (IHS), a homeless shelter for families and children in Kalihi. There he runs an after-school science and math program.
“I think I like learning about the world more, math is just a means to do it,” said Kumu Robert.
He explains that math is a universal concept that can apply to anything. Kumu Robert prefers to not focus on one thing but instead likes to study many things including neuroscience and physics. Math gives him the tools to understand the world.Read More
By Nakoa Nunies | Staff Writer This past summer Kapi‘olani Community College provided 12 students...Read More
Deevon Donre is a first-year part-time student attending Kapi‘olani Community College focused on liberal arts with the intention of switching to natural sciences later. She’s most commonly known for her long brown hair, which extends all the way down to her ankles.
“It’s a family thing,” Deevon said. “The trick is coconut oil.”
Since she was a child she used coconut oil in her hair to keep it healthy.Read More
- Voices & Views: Hailey Rose FloresBy Keahi Akina | Staff Writer Hailey Rose Flores is a 17-year-old first-year student at Kapiʻolani Community College. She was born and raised on the south side of Talofofo, Guam. Her grandparents live here, and she came to Hawai’i to live with them and study Kinesiology at the University of Hawaiʻi. She is completing […]