By Juri Dagio | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: Name two traits you love about yourself. 

Haija Callender
Age: 19
Hometown: Fort Riley, Kansas
Major: Culinary Arts

“Two traits I love about myself is that I can get along easily with other people, and I like trying new things. Since I’m in Culinary, I like going outside my comfort zone [and] try new foods and stuff.”

Jade Garcia
Age: 20
Hometown: Kaua’i, Hawai’i
Major: Liberal Arts

“Punctuality and formality.”

Nasir Gazdar
Years worked at KCC: 20 years
Hometown: Pakistan
Department: Geology of Hawaiian Islands professor

“Humility and transparency.” 

Kyosuke Watanabe
Age: 20
Hometown: Sakai, Osaka
Major: Culinary Arts

“I’m always positive, and I’m diligent.”

Owen Leong
Age: 18
Hometown: Aiea, Hawai’i
Major: Culinary Arts

“I love how I dress … and my work ethic.”