Meet your Staff!



Hometown: Kahului, HI
Major: Educational Administration (Higher Education)
Do you have any words of wisdom or things you wish you'd known as an incoming UHM student
Get involved as much as possible. It's a great way to network and gain new skills and experience.
What are three goals on your bucket list?
Visit the Michael Jordan statue at United Center, own a Michael Jordan authentic jersey, and get Michael Jordan's autograph.
What are you favorite snack foods or beverage(s) you like to purchase on campus and why?
STARBUCKS because coffee.

Allyson Arrieta


Frankie Empeno



Hometown: Pearl City, HI
Major: Japanese Language (BA) Minor: Asian Studies
What do you like most about the University of Hawaii at Manoa?
The abundance of foreign students, specifically from East Asian countries that allow me to practice the language I'm studying.
Where's your favorite place to study on campus and why?
If I am by myself, 100% either 3rd or 4th floors of Hamilton Library because of the absolute silence and zero distractions. With people, Sinclair Library because of the ability to eat food while studying.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Time Control. Logically proven to be the best superpower.



Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
Major:Marketing and Management (BBA)
What do you like most about the University of Hawaii at Manoa?
The positive energy that is coming off from the community on campus.
Where's your favorite place to study and why?
In class because you are being twice as productive that way.
What is a quote or mantra you like to live by?
"Sometimes you fall, nothing's stopping you from getting up."

Charles Pham


Marty Ronquillo



Hometown: Hacienda Heights, CA
Major: Political Science (BA) Minor: History
What do you like most about the University of Hawaii at Manoa?
How close it is to town, the class sizes, and how green the campus is.
Where's your favorite place to study on campus and why?
Sinclair library is my favorite place. It's quiet enough but not too quiet. Also I like how it is not AC because it is distracting when you're freezing and trying to study.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
Sydney, Australia because it's a combination of both Los Angeles and Seattle.



Hometown: Gilroy, CA
Major: Natural Resources and Environmental Management (BS)
What made you decide to attend University of Hawaii at Manoa?
The research opportunities along with a more hands on approach to learning.
What are some of your hobbies?
Trying different food, listening to music, napping, and traveling.
What is a quote or mantra you like to live by?
"You can do it"

Kaelin Sylva


Auli`i Aikau-Osurman



Hometown:Pauoa, HI
Major: Human Resource Management and International Business (BBA)
Minor: Hawaiian language
What do you like the most about the University of Hawaii at Manoa?
I really like how from campus I can get to my house, the mall or the beach in 10 minutes or less. It's so convenient.
What are your favorite snack foods or beverage(s) you like to purchase and why?
The chicken tenders and fries from Bale. It's delicious and not a lot of people know about it.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be and why?
Fly, so I don't have to wait in traffic and I would be able to travel the world for free.




Hometown: Waipahu, HI
Major: Computer Science (BA)
Minor: Japanese
What made you decide to attend University of Hawaii at Manoa?
The combination of a school having the major I wanted and having all my credits transfer. Plus, I I thought I would come here since I was a kid.
What are some of your hobbies?
Playing videogames, guitar, cooking, doodling,and watching videos on youtube.
What are your favorite snack foods or beverage(s) you like to purchase on campus and why?
I like the tofu stir fry at Aja and tuna sandwich at Bale. This is because I like tofu and have been recently craving tuna lol.

Lancen Daclison