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Ensign Hoya was a female Benzite who served on Deep Space 9 in the early 2370s. Her wedding ceremony had been performed by Benjamin Sisko.

She died in 2373, during a mission to the Gamma Quadrant planet Torga IV, when the runabout she was in was destroyed by the Jem'Hadar. (DS9: "The Ship")

Hoya was played by actress Hilary Shepard Turner. She is the only female Benzite seen in Star Trek. It is unclear why she does not wear the atmospheric respirator device used by fellow Benzites Mordock and Mendon.
According to the video game Star Trek: Starship Creator, Hoya was born in the Utva Geostructure on Benzar. Her father is named Oorv and her mother is named Marya. Hoya was married to Ensign Tumaris Jaro in a ceremony performed by Benjamin Sisko. Prior to her service on Deep Space 9, Hoya served aboard the USS Portland and USS LaSalle.

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