Kira is a graduate of Kaiser High School’s class of 2013. She currently attends UH Manoa, where she discovered a new asteroid during her 2013 summer research project. A stellar student athlete with a humble demeanor and drive to help others, Kira also managed to excel in swimming and waterpolo as a 4-year varsity letter athlete with the Kamehameha Swim Club. In the community, she has volunteered with the Aloha United Way, UNICEF, Heifer International and Made by Survivors.