Mary Metchnek is an undergraduate student at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo majoring in marine science and minoring in Hawaiian studies. She loves music, photography, painting, and animals. She adores her younger brother and sister who live in Minnesota.

The Making of Mary Metchnek
by Naomi Lee with Mary Metchnek

MARY METCHNEK: tanned skin, curly dark hair, and dark eyes. Her speech is tinged with Hawaiian Pidgin intonations and a Midwestern drawl — curiously, words of an African language also easily slip off her tongue in conversation.