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Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Bittersweet: Fate of the honeybees

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor

May 2, 2017


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Honeybees are vital to our survival. It’s a phrase that may sound trite, considering its newfound popularity. It’s also something found everywhere from the back of cereal boxes to the reusable bags at grocery stores. But is this enough to save the tiny forces behind human civilization? History and Cau...

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...

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