The SOEST Maile Mentoring Bridge is hosted within the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. You can reach us by email using the form above or by emailing directly to (

Specific inquiries can be directed to:

UH Mānoa

Kekuʻiapoiula “Kuʻi” Keliipuleole (Co-Program Manager),

Hoaka Thomas (Co-Program Manager),

Rosie Alegado (PI & UHM Advisor),

Uʻilani Jesse-Kealanahele (Undergraduate Assistant)