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Animes to watch while stuck in quarantine

Weathering With You

Kirsten Aoyagi, Multimedia Editor, Webmaster

May 15, 2020

Being stuck in quarantine can get quite boring. There are only so many Netflix shows or movies that can help pass the time. However, if you're a fan of anime, or just getting into it, here are five to consider while under lockdown.  “Toilet bound Hanako-Kun” (“Jibaku Shounen Hanako-Kun”) c...

Students urge end to ‘period poverty’

A student gives her classmate a pad during class. Period poverty—or the inability to access menstrual hygiene products—is becoming more widespread, particularly in schools. All photos by Kirsten Aoyagi.

Kirsten Aoyagi and Brianne Ishihara

February 21, 2020

When it’s that time of the month for high school student Agia Lee, she not only fears the onset of menstrual cramps but of embarrassment as well. “I haven't been able to afford pads, so I normally ask other girls if they have one or two that I can use,” said Lee, a senior at all-girls Catholic...

‘Dining In’ with Punahou JROTC cadets

‘Dining In’ with Punahou JROTC cadets

Rheamae Ibarra, Reporter

December 16, 2019

Dining In is a formal military ceremony for members of a company, which includes a dinner and other activities that foster camaraderie. The event includes traditions that often puts attendees out of their comfort zone. It also extends to high school JROTC programs, such as one this month at Punahou Sch...

Singing her way to ‘Idol’ stage

Senior Rachel Faith Javier took her passion for performing to a higher level after the passing of her older brother. She plays an ukulele gifted by him and believes it's like he is always with her whenever she performs. Music, she said, is also how she coped with his passing. Today, the high school teen enjoys sharing her talents as part of the Academy's worship team and recently auditioned for

Mercedes Anacleto, Social Media and Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

As Sacred Hearts Academy senior Rachel Faith Javier stepped out to what would be one of the biggest auditions of her life, she kept her late brother in her mind and in her heart. The 17-year-old auditioned for the popular singing competition television series “American Idol” last month. She l...


As part of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), Sacred Hearts Academy’s student media team attended a free screening of “Changing the Game.” The film documents the hardships and triumphs transgendered athletes face competing in gender-segregated sports.

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Webmaster, Reporter

December 3, 2019

“I noticed that (the film showed) different camera techniques that Mrs. (Alyssa) Myers taught us,” said Sacred Hearts Academy journalism student and senior Kirsten Aoyagi, referring to a film she viewed with her class, as part of the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF). “It was really int...

Going mad for Fright Night

Young children enjoy the PonyCycle, which is a bicycle that looks like an animal. The cycle goes as fast as the person could pedal.

Brianne Ishihara, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Attendees fell down a rabbit hole at this year’s fun-filled Fright Night, which took place at Sacred Hearts Academy on Oct. 25. This year’s theme was Through the Looking Glass, inspired by fantasy novel and Disney favorite “Alice in Wonderland.” During the event, attendees hopped through the ha...

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