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Waste In Paradise

Waste In Paradise

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor
April 24, 2017
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We live in Paradise. It’s something we’re told from the endless days of summer that grace our islands and the sound of waves just a few minutes away from home. The only drawback about Hawaii? The prices. Most will agree that the cost of living is astronomical. Graphiq found that Hawaii is 36 ...

Oahu’s two-year-old plastic bag ban: Is it working?

Oahu’s two-year-old plastic bag ban: Is it working?

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter, Feature Editor
March 28, 2017
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On July 1, 2015, Hawaii became the first state to issue a ban on plastic bags.   Almost two years later, however, how effective has the ban been? It was apparent shortly after the ban was put into place that there were numerous loopholes in the law.   Chapter 9, Article 9 of the Revised O...

General etiquette necessary for youth

General etiquette necessary for youth

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter, Features Editor
March 1, 2017
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Some consider teenagers and young people to be among one of the more disrespectful age groups in school, in the community and in the workplace. They point to their youth or naivete as the common culprits. That is where having proper etiquette comes into play. It is something that needs to be imp...

Having the latest and greatest

Having the latest and greatest

January 31, 2017
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Through the centuries, the general principle of happiness has been poked, prodded, turned over on its head and studied by everyone from philosophers to scientists. Some say that true happiness comes from a climactic event or milestone in one’s life, while others say, it comes from within. Today,...

Don’t be a one-upper

Don’t be a one-upper

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor
January 30, 2017
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Whether realizing it or not, the moment you open a social media app, you embark upon a battlefield. A battlefield where users are armed with stunning panoramas and vivid video clips, showing off what they did over the weekend or what they ate for lunch. And with each scroll, you start to wish you were them...

Focus on giving, not getting

Focus on giving, not getting

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Christmas is right around the corner. Instead of focusing on the receiving part of the festivities, why not make this time of year a little more merry by giving? One way you can give is by helping a local, non-profit organization, like Thrive Global Hawaii. The organization, which was established las...

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