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Student Spotlight Fall 2014: June Cadenhead and Nahee Kwak

Two best friends come to Hawai‘i to explore the sights and multi-cultural life that make this place special. June Cadenhead is a geology major visiting the University of Hawai‘i from Smith College in Massachusetts. June has already seen the world; for … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight Fall 2014: Callie Buccini

Meet Callie Buccini, a Tourism Management major visiting UHM from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Callie blends her serious thoughts with a dose of self-deprecating humor to keep us all on our toes! What superpower do you wish you … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight Fall 2014: Olivia Gluck

Our next ASH student in the spotlight is Olivia Gluck, a communications major from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay. Olivia enjoys taking pictures, has had photos published by the UHM student newspaper, Ka Leo and works as a … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight Fall 2014: Riley Amy and TJ Hensley

Two young men join forces in Hawai‘i and become fast friends for a semester at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.  Riley Amy from Rochester, Minnesota and TJ Hensley from Dalton, Georgia share adventures around the island and add the … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight – Fall 2014 – Emily (Emi) Donato

Dance and Anthropology major Emi Donato switches gears from the fast-paced lifestyle at the College of Wooster to the relaxed, easy-going world of island living. Have no fear; dancers perform at all speeds! Where in the world would you like … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight – Fall 2014 – Kendrick Kirk

Meet Kendrick Kirk, an economics major from Yale College whose hometown is Las Vegas, Nevada. This year Kendrick goes off-track and explores his artistic side. After a summer studying film making in Prague and back packing through Europe, he comes … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight Fall 2014 – Ashley Hagerty

Meet Ashley Hagerty, a senior neuroscience major from Temple University who, with a take on Socrates’ words, lives the examined life. Find out how this young but wise 21 year-old thinks about the world around her.   What Are Your Personal … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Kristine Balslev

A Rock Lover Comes to America Meet Danish ASH student Kristine Balslev, a geology major from the University of Copenhagen who also composes and performs rock music. Home School: University of Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Denmark. Home Town: Copenhagen, Denmark Major: … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Brooklynn Cookson and Emily Ishihara: Southern Connection

Hometown and Home School Brooklynn: I’m from Tahlequah, Oklahoma and attend the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Emily: I’m from Andover, Massachusetts but I attend Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Favorite UH Class Brooklynn: “Drugs and Society”; I like everything … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Rachel Durkan

Meet Rachel Durkan, a super-energized student who goes all-out in everything she does! Home School: Virginia Tech Home Town: Malvern, Pennsylvania Major: Horticulture Favorite UHM Class: Herbs and Spices. It’s a super interesting and chill class. We recently took a … Continue reading

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