Meet Our Student Ambassadors

Meet the experts on HPA — our students!

HPA student ambassadors represent multiple countries and are some of the most active Ka Makani in our community. They can provide their first-hand knowledge of the clubs, sports, and unique opportunities on campus. They will give you the inside scoop on everything you are curious about when it comes to life at HPA.

Once you are ready, fill out this form or hit the “Connect With Me” button below their profile to set up a meeting with one of our student ambassadors. They’ll be reaching out as soon as possible.

Emily T.

Class of 2022
Where I’m From: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Sustainability Club, Soccer Conditioning, Girls Varsity Soccer
Why HPA: “HPA has changed my outlook on the world because at this school you are immersed in an environment with people from all over the globe who have different beliefs and stories.”

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Lily K.

Class of 2022
Where I’m From: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cross-Country, Marathon, Swimming, Turtle Research Program, Track & Field, Student Diversity Leadership Conference
Why HPA: “HPA has given me a really strong support system and has connected me with so many new friends.”

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Bella P.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Soccer, Track & Field, Cross-Country, Student Council, Sustainability Club, SAAD club
Why HPA: “I’ve gone to HPA since I was a kindergartener and I really credit my successes and greatest memories to this school. The people you will meet and places you will see in Hawaii are unlike any other and I’m so grateful for the opportunity to attend HPA.”

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Mackenzie L.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Waikoloa, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Equestrian Program, Theatre, Gender and Sexuality Alliance, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Cohort, Student Diversity Leadership Conference
Why HPA: “Everyone is so supportive of one another in everything that you do. HPA is a judgment-free place where everyone is free to do what they love.”

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Della S.

Class of 2023
Hometown: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Water Polo, Cross-Country, Soccer, Movie Club, Body Beautiful, Class Representative, Student Diversity Leadership Conference
Why HPA: “I love how caring the teachers are. I love how loving the students are. I love the campus. Most of all I love the opportunity it provides for me.”

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Kali K.

Class of 2022
Where I’m From: Keaau, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cheerleading, Books and Movie Club, Community Service
Why HPA: “The HPA staff is very welcoming and we have a very diverse student body.”

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Josh F.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Menifee, California
Clubs and activities: Student Council, Cross-Country, Prefect, Lacrosse, Basketball, Yearbook Editor
Why HPA: “To put it simply I don’t know where I would be without HPA. The opportunity to attend HPA has opened so many doors for me. I have learned to become an intelligent, respectful, and independent young man. I have found a family in the past four years that I will never forget. I have learned life lessons, and of course in school as well. The person that I have become today, is because of HPA. I owe this school everything.”

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Jimmy L.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Shanghai, China
Clubs and activities: Leader of Student Diversity Leadership Club, TRYathlon Club, Chinese Club, Cross-Country, Track & Field, Swimming, Diving, JV basketball, Turtle Research Program, Class Representative, Dorm Representative, Student Diversity Leadership Conference, Independent Science Research, TEDx Talk
Why HPA: “The strong bonding and family feeling in the dorm; the opportunity to do all sorts of things no matter how big it is; the power given to students to make changes in the community.”

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Ethan G.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: San Francisco & Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Independent Science Research, AV Crew, Turtle Research Program, Tennis, Backstage/Tech for Fall Production, Prefect
Why HPA: “The HPA community is diverse enough that there is no ‘normal’ for people to try and become. Everyone accepts each other for who they really are, and everyone embraces each otherʻs differences instead of ridiculing them. At HPA, people expect you to be different and want to learn more about who you are.”

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Alianna W.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Waikoloa, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Soccer, Cross-Country, Track
Why HPA: “HPA has given me opportunities I wouldn’t have been given at a public school.”

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Ann Z.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Shanghai, China
Clubs and activities: Chinese Club, DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) Cohort
Why HPA: “My favorite thing about HPA is how inclusive it is, and how everyone can be accepted by the others to become part of the community and make contributions. I also value we are always encouraged to find our passions.”

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Brissamina A.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Hilo, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cheerleading, GSA, Tennis, Fall Musical
Why HPA: “I love being a boarding student and getting to live with my friends on our campus.”

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Minami A.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Japan & Hawaii
Clubs and activities: GSA, DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) cohort, Drawing, Gardening, Student Diversity Leadership Conference
Why HPA: “I get so many amazing opportunities to focus on what I am passionate about and love. There is truly something for everyone here, and HPA gives me a wonderful chance to learn about myself and how I can be the best person I can be.”

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Parker S.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Volcano, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Football, Tennis, Ceramics, Cross-country, Music Ensemble
Why HPA: “I like how small the class size because it allows me to participate a lot with my peers. Also, the quality of the teachers is very high and I have enjoyed all my classes so far in high school.”

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Michi W.

Class of 2022
Where I’m From: California & Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Student Council, Books, Movies and More Club, Horse Program, Scuba, AP Scholar, Yearbook Editor
Why HPA: “I love being a boarding student and getting to live with my friends on our campus.”

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Maja B.

Class of 2022
Hometown: Czech Republic
Clubs and activities: Prefect, Varsity Girls Basketball, Track & Field
Why HPA: “HPA changed my life because it has given me so many opportunities to meet new people from around the world, learn about their cultures, and broaden my knowledge of the world.”

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Mason H.

Class of 2022
Hometown: Kauai, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cross-Country, Soccer, Basketball, Track & Field, Community Service Club
Why HPA: “I like how supportive people are of each other and how easily it is to make friends.”

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Jordan P.

Class of 2022
Hometown: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cross-Country, Soccer, Track & Field, Community Service Club
Why HPA: “HPA has changed my life by introducing me to so many opportunities which allow me to explore multiple interests.”

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Anuhea E.

Class of 2022
Where I’m From: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Cross-Country, Wrestling, Track & Field, Sustainability Club, Coding Club, Founder of the Global Issues Club, DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) cohort
Why HPA: “HPA has opened up many opportunities for me in the areas of academics, athletics, and more.”

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Regina G.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Spain/Mexico
Clubs and activities: Cheerleading, Turtle Research Program, Paddling
Why HPA: “Being a boarder at HPA has made me responsible and independent. I’ve also made so many amazing friends that have become my family.”

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Alice K.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Korea
Clubs and activities: Cultural Food Club, Cheerleading, Prefect
Why HPA: “HPA has a diversity of great outdoor activities and it’s also helped me become a better person.”

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Bayla J.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Waimea, Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Water Polo, Cross-Country, Spanish Club, Environment Club, Swimming
Why HPA: “I love the closeness and togetherness of the HPA community. Everyone is very caring and thoughtful and wants to promote the best learning that they can.”

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Tea K.

Class of 2023
Where I’m From: Hawaii
Clubs and activities: Volleyball, Paddling, Track & field
Why HPA: “I love that everyone is so welcoming and open to who you are. Everyone is loving and easy to make friends with which is very helpful when coming to a new school.”

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Johana D.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Czech Republic
Clubs and activities: Turtle Research Program, Swimming, Cultural Food Club, Programming Club, Service Club
Why HPA: “I met a very welcoming community and people from all around the world when I arrived at HPA. The school opened my eyes.”

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Louise G.

Class of 2021
Where I’m From: Massachusetts
Clubs and activities: Sustainability Club, Sunrise Hub, Prefect, Student Athletic Trainer, Paddling, Lacrosse, Turtle Research Program
Why HPA: “HPA has changed my life by giving me a new community and countless learning opportunities that are unique to this school. I am so grateful that I made the decision to switch schools because in coming here I’ve been able to meet tons of new people who I never would have known otherwise and make some of my best friends!”

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Ryan B.

Class of 2022

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