Ka Leo

Students urge end to ‘period poverty’

Students urge end to ‘period poverty’

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

Singing her way to ‘Idol’ stage

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...

HIFF HIFF HURRAY!

HIFF HIFF HURRAY!

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

Going mad for Fright Night

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...

Classroom comes alive with Día De Los Muertos celebration

Classroom comes alive with Día De Los Muertos celebration

Brianne Ishihara, Reporter

November 19, 2019

The Mexican holiday, Día de los Muertos, celebrates the life of those that have passed. On October 29, the Spanish IV/V class showcased the different elements of the holiday. Students from other spanish classes and members of the spanish club learned why Día de los Muertos is of grave importance. (All ph...

The Voice of Sacred Hearts Academy
Features