Aloha Will Save the World 2020
Tehani Kekahuna is a graduate of Pahoa High and Intermediate school, class of 2020. She will be attending the University of Hawaii at Hilo, to earn her bachelorʻs degree in Business Administration, and pursue a career in Human Resources Management. She believes that “Carrying and incorporating the spirit of aloha every day will bring us one step closer to making our world a greater place.”
Rachel Leilani Gangwes 2020
Joshua Kitamura is a graduate of Waiakea High School, class of 2020. He will be attending the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, to pursue a career as a physical therapist. Joshua is a community-involved individual, and an active member of Boy Scouts of America, Hilo Hangwanji, and Okinawan Camp. We are excited to see where Joshuaʻs journey takes him, and wish him the best of luck in all his further endeavors.
Miya Yanagisawa is a graduate of Waiakea High School, class of 2020. She aspires to be a Marketing Executive and will be attending San Diego State University. Miya’s extra-curricular activities are countless, but a few are members of Distributive Education Clubs of America, Waiakea High School Class Secretary, Girls’ Team BIIF Champion for Waiakea High School Girls Tennis Team, and many more. Miya’s favorite quote is “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo.
Elena-Marie Waianuhea is a class of 2020 Kamehameha Schools Graduate. She will be studying at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, and although her major is yet to be decided, Elena-Marie plans to continue to serve Hawaii’s communities. Elena-Marie is the co-founder and co-editor in Chief of Ala ʻŌiwi, an anthology of student and alumni work at Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi relating to the development of their Hawaiian identities. She is rooted in Honomū, located along the Hāmākua Coast and her “love for this land is unshakeable”.