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Law enforcement clamps down on youthful smokers

Law enforcement clamps down on youthful smokers

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Since 2006, smoking has been illegal for those under 18. In January 2016, the Legislature raised the legal smoking age to 21 and expanded the law to include the increasingly popular electronic cigarette, a device used to simulate smoking tobacco by turning liquid nicotine, flavored oils and other chemica...

Loss of accreditation demands reliable funding for Honolulu Zoo

Loss of accreditation demands reliable funding for Honolulu Zoo

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

April 8, 2016


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The Honolulu Zoo has lost its accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) because of inconsistent funding. The zoo must be supported by the government through regular funding. Every major city has a creditable zoo.   The AZA accredits over 200 zoos all over the country, inclu...

Socialization?

Socialization?

Zoierae Hill

March 16, 2016


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Save pedestrians from themselves

Save pedestrians from themselves

March 1, 2016


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Hawaii is a killer state. It ranks 8th in the country for pedestrian fatalities and  leads the nation as the number one place for senior citizens who die while walking. A recent bill introduced by state lawmakers aims to reduce Hawaii’s pedestrian fatalities, and if passed, will change the way people...

Sleep should be a priority, not an option

Sleep should be a priority, not an option

Frances Nicole Tabios, Reporter

February 10, 2016


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Many teens struggle with sleep deprivation due to homework assignments and projects, part-time jobs, extracurricular activities or simply spending too much time on the Internet. Getting enough sleep each day, however, is essential as food for the brain and body. With adequate sleep, the body has time...

Stricter gun restrictions necessary for safety of all Americans

Stricter gun restrictions necessary for safety of all Americans

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

January 28, 2016


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Mass shootings are no longer uncommon, and it’s a frightening fact that American citizens now face such occurrences too often. In 2015, over 350 mass shootings in the United States took place, killing scores of people. The most recent shootings occurred in San Bernadino, Calif. and Savannah, ...

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