Kealakehe student to represent Hawaii in Washington

  • Kealakehe High School senior Maya Gee is one of two students in the state chosen to represent Hawaii at the U.S. Senate Youth Program in Washington, D.C. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kealakehe High School senior Maya Gee talks about being one of two students in the state chosen to represent Hawaii at the US Senate Youth Program in Washington DC. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Throughout her time as a student, Maya Kiana Gee has experienced education from all sides and angles: private school, public school, charter school and home school — even teaching herself for a time.