By Cameron Enomoto | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What is something you’re looking forward to this summer?

Kano Balos
Age: 22
Hometown: Waikīkī, Oʻahu
Major: Political Science

“I’m going back to the Marshall Islands from the end of June until sometime in July. I was able to fundraise with some help so my ticket is paid for.”

Ema Wada
Age: 19
Hometown: Niigata, Japan 
Major: Hospitality

“I am going to go back to Niigata to visit my friends and family.”

Megan Espinoza
Age: 21
Hometown: Kamukī, Oʻahu
Major: English

“I want to see my friends since a lot of them went to the mainland for college. Also, I want to sleep more. My sleep schedule is pretty bad right now.”

Erika Sugiyama
Age: 22
Hometown: Nagoya, Japan
Major: Business

“I am going to travel to South Korea this summer. I am excited to go to Seoul and Busan.”

Holly Schiffer
Age: 20
Hometown: Santa Barbara, California
Major: Biology

“I am going to go back to California and see my family again. My sister just had a baby so I get to meet my niece for the first time.”