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Focus on giving, not getting

Focus on giving, not getting

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor
November 29, 2016
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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...

Hawaii and the Refugee Crises

Hawaii and the Refugee Crises

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions

The refugee crises is the defining issue for our generation, as the UN Refugee Agency reports that 65.3 million people are being forced to leave their homes. Out of that number, the United States has taken less than one-percent of refugees. “Canada resettled more than double the number of Syrian refuge...

Voting rights must be exercised by America’s youth

Voting rights must be exercised by America’s youth

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter
October 14, 2016
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The ability to vote for legislature is a privilege that should be taken advantage of by all eligible citizens but mostly, by our youth. They are the next generation that will carry on and support the country for years to come. In the election of November 2012, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, vo...

Conservatives, liberals and moderates! Oh my!

Conservatives, liberals and moderates! Oh my!

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter, Webmaster
October 4, 2016
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  Browser not supported. Visit www.270towin.com Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had their first debate on Sept. 26—just weeks before the presidential election; an election surrounded by controversies, violence and ju...

Modernizing Hawaii’s voter registration system

Modernizing Hawaii’s voter registration system

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor
September 26, 2016
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With the disappointing 34-percent voter turnout during the August primary election, it is essential that barriers hindering citizens from exercising their rights are eliminated. That’s where Common Cause Hawaii comes into the picture. The nonpartisan grassroots organization is dedicated to uphol...

Leap of faith can prove daunting, but rewarding

Leap of faith can prove daunting, but rewarding

Mariko Galton, Reporter
April 22, 2016
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It’s scary to do something for which you don’t know the outcome. It certainly makes one  vulnerable. Despite my fears, I took a leap of faith and the outcome was worth the effort. Prom was just around the corner and the hype of finding a date spread throughout the junior class. I knew I wanted ...

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