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Educating generations of girls

Head of School Betty White starts her day with morning flag, where she stands surrounded by Sacred Hearts Academy students. White, a leader in Catholic education, retires in July after more than 60 years at the Academy as a teacher and then administrator. Photo by Kirsten Aoyagi.

Shelby Mattos and Martha Nicholas

March 1, 2019

Ring-a-ding-ding! The morning bell chimes at 7:35 a.m., signifying the start of another school day at Sacred Hearts Academy. A sea of more than 850 female students, dressed uniformly in blue and white, pile out of their homerooms and are greeted by Head of School Betty White. As she stands at th...

Students balance heavy loads for success

Academy senior Anika Galvan makes custom flip flops as a part-time job with the Flip Flop Workshop.

Rebecca Meyer and Tyra Tabayoyong

February 12, 2019

It’s a juggling act for Sacred Hearts Academy senior Anika Galvan, with multiple college-level classes, after-school clubs and a part-time job filling her days.  “There’s a lot of pressure on students because we’re expected to excel in academics and extracurriculars just to get into college,...

Grammy nominations shock fans

The gold trophy is given every year to congratulate music artists. Photo courtesy by Flickr.

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

January 17, 2019

The nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards were revealed on Friday, Dec 7th. The list extended this year with more nominations for each category such as Album of the Year, Best Recording Packages and Song of the Year. However, some nominations received mixed reviews. Considering her constant success, it was no ...

Academy Spotlight: The Eco Club

 The Sacred Hearts Academy’s Eco Club along with the PAAC and LAB spent the day cleaning up Bellows Beach in Waimanalo. All photos courtesy of Kinga Wojtas.

Rebecca Meyer, Features and Sports Editor, Reporter

December 13, 2018

In the spirit of the holidays, November and December are often celebrated as a time to be thankful for those around you. Putting a twist on what to be thankful for, Sacred Hearts Academy’s Eco Club recently organized a beach clean-up as a way to give back to the Earth and show appreciation for the...

What’s Poppin’: Fall production brings magic to Mamiya

Academy senior Kira Stone soars above the cast, as she makes her entrance as Mary Poppins. The musical is a stage adaptation of the classic Disney movie,

Milena Ordonez, Reporter

November 1, 2018

Excitement soared throughout Mamiya Theatre when Sacred Hearts Academy senior and lead Kira Stone took magical flight over a packed audience. The theatrical stunt was part of the Academy's fall production of "Mary Poppins, Jr.!" The musical, a stage adaptation of a classic Disney movie, featur...


An array of colorful frozen treats decorate the fridge at 8 ½ Desserts, located in Kaimuki. Ice cream sandwiches take up a shelf in the display, while the other half  showcases the various sorbets the store has to offer. Photos  courtesy of Rebecca Meyer.

Noe Nekotani, Opinions and Blog Editor, Reporter

September 24, 2018

From shoyu mango ice cream to ume sorbets, local dessert delights can be found at 8½ Desserts on Waialae Avenue. The five-star shop specializes in ice cream-based dishes, such as ice cream pies and ice cream sandwiches. With local favorites, such as watermelon pie and mango shoyu ice cream, the shop is known ...

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