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Connecting through Hawaiian culture

Connecting through Hawaiian culture

Rochell Ann Agapay, Reporter
March 15, 2017
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Last month, hundreds of students from across the state celebrated Hawaiian culture and dance through the annual Lei O Lanikuhonua Hula Festival. The festival is located in Ko Olina and brings together hula masters, who share their knowledge with high school students. Since the first festival in 2007,...

Are you a Japan Wizard?

Are you a Japan Wizard?

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
March 13, 2017
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After a long week of school, most of my friends were looking forward to spending their Saturday sleeping in, with tests and quizzes far behind them. For me, however, I was looking forward to waking up early and competing in a fun competition. As the captain of Sacred Hearts Academy’s Japan Wiz...

One-thousand paper cranes to fly with band students

One-thousand paper cranes to fly with band students

Shelby Mattos, Reporter
March 10, 2017
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As spring break approaches, Sacred Hearts Academy’s band program is preparing for its biennial band trip, and this time, they’re not going empty-handed. One-thousand paper cranes will accompany the group of 39 students and their chaperones. The cranes will be presented to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial...

Keeping up With: Ballet Dancer Risa Ishii

Keeping up With: Ballet Dancer Risa Ishii

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
March 9, 2017
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Music and light footsteps can be heard on the first floor of the Performing Arts Center at Sacred Hearts Academy, as Junior Risa Ishii twirls to classical tunes of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Igor Stravinski. But whether to slow-paced rhythms or to fast-paced hits, Ishii is seen by many on stage. And is ...

First graders celebrate Black History Month

First graders celebrate Black History Month

Rebecca Meyer, Reporter
March 3, 2017
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First graders at Sacred Hearts Academy celebrated the end of Black History Month last week, with the help of a professional football player. Michael Bennett plays for the National Football League’s (NFL) Seattle Seahawks. He is also the father of first grader Blake Bennett. Michael Bennett visi...

Female filmmakers find home in Kaimuki

Female filmmakers find home in Kaimuki

Shelby Mattos, Reporter
February 21, 2017
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Just a block away from Sacred Hearts Academy, Hawaii Women in Filmmaking is a non-profit organization dedicated to breaking gender stereotypes and giving women a chance to gender equality in visual arts. The organization offers programs that help engage young women in an environment where women do...

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