Dayse Meleani Andrade, of Pāhala, is the daughter of Kasey Polido and Veedal Andrade and sister to Kaselon and Markos Andrade. Dayse is in fifth grade at Pāhala Elementary School and likes to dance, sing and play sports. She wants to become a pediatrician because she loves kids. She says she loves living in Ka‘ū because “all of her family and friends are here, and because the beaches are beautiful.” Her talent is dance.
Alyssa Bivings, of Nā‘ālehu, is the daughter of Emely Salmo and Daniel Bivings and sister to Kobie, Kevin, Amber, Aliyah, Alexus, Angelica, and Ashlyne. Alyssa is in fourth grade at Pāhala Elementary School and likes to sing karaoke, dance and have fun with her friends. She would like to be a veterinarian because she loves animals and wants to help them. She enjoys living in Ka‘ū because she “can meet a lot of people, since the people here are friendly.” She also likes the beautiful beaches. Her talent is dance.
Malia Nicole Corpuz, of Pāhala, is the daughter of Rochelle Abero and Arthur Estranero and sister to Chloe. Malia is in fourth grade at Pāhala Elementary School and likes to practice karate, bike and hang out with her friends. She wants to become a nurse to help sick people, especially young children. She says, “I love to help sick children by giving them medicine.” She says she enjoys living in Ka‘ū because “I love the beaches, and all my family is here, even my friends.”Malia's talent is dancing.
Dacy Davis-Andrade, of Pāhala, is the daughter of Stacy and Daniel Davis and sister to Shacy, Dylan and Easton Davis. Dacy is in fifth grade at Pāhala Elementary School and likes to ride horses, run track and play soccer. She wants to be a veterinarian because she loves animals. She says she loves living in Ka‘ū with camping, riding horses, “hunting with my dad and going fishing with my papa.” Her talent is hip-hop dancing.
Aiyana Galletes-Alapai, of Ocean View, is the daughter of Genevieve Galletes and Joe Alapai and sister to Napualani, Lloyd, Lehua, Sampson, Thor, and Hercules. Aiyana is in sixth grade at Nā‘ālehu Elementary School and is involved with Ocean View Teen club, is a volunteer at Ocean View Community Center and likes to play baseball. She wants to help kids by being a youth counselor, being involved in programs and activities and lots of field trips. She says she loves living in Ka‘ū because she loves “nature: the ocean, the land, the plants, the flowers, and the trees.”Aiyana's talent is acting.
Shailei-Marie Elizabeth Kalikoililani Penera, was born in Gresham, OR, but now lives in Pāhala. She is the daughter of Breeann Ebanez and Charles Penera, and sister to Kaydence. Shailei-Marie is in fifth grade at Pāhala Elementary School and likes to cook, dance and sing. She “would like to be a lawyer, because they make plenty money.” She likes living in Ka‘ū because she loves “going to the beach and most of all the country life.” Her talent is Tahitian dance.