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Bringing order to the court

Bringing order to the court

Ashley Marie Lardizabal, Reporter, Webmaster
November 1, 2016
Filed under Blog, Showcase

“Oh yeah, it’s just another building that people work in. No biggie,” I shrugged, moments before entering the Prince Kuhio Federal Building. One by one, my classmates and I passed through the beeping metal detector. We were on a field trip for our Advanced Placement (AP) U.S. Government and Politi...

Freshman Initiation: As told by a Little Sister

Freshman Initiation: As told by a Little Sister

Noe Nekotani, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Blog

Freshman Initiation is a long-time tradition at Sacred Hearts Academy, and contrary to what it sounds, this “initiation” doesn’t include hazing or humiliation but rather fun and fellowship. As a new freshman at the Academy, I initially had a mix of feelings about the tradition–both afraid bu...

Freshman Initiation: As Told by a Big Sister

Freshman Initiation: As Told by a Big Sister

Rochell Ann Agapay, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Blog

Sacred Hearts Academy just wrapped up Freshman Initiation Week, when freshmen are officially welcomed to the high school. It’s an exciting time of year for everyone, but for the juniors, it means becoming “big sisters.” As big sisters, we take the lead in welcoming our “little sisters,” t...

Diving into real-world journalism with the IUCN Congress

Diving into real-world journalism with the IUCN Congress

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Blog

As I ran through the back of Makiki Valley, jumping over rocks and fallen leaves, dodging puddles of mud, it hit me. I was completely surrounded by nature, on my way up the trail to what would be the biggest interview of my high school journalism career. The heavy tripod I slung over my shoulder...

Who is ready for the ‘Middle of Here and Now?’

Who is ready for the ‘Middle of Here and Now?’

Taylor McKenzie, Reporter, Media Editor
September 20, 2016
Filed under Blog

What does the phrase “Hawaiian art” mean to you? If palm trees and hula dancers come to mind, then you aren’t alone. These stereotypes plague the minds of many, including myself. My expectations for Hawaiian art were always astronomically low; that is, until I learned about the Honolulu Biennial Fou...

Krazy for the Korean Festival

Krazy for the Korean Festival

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor
September 15, 2016
Filed under Blog

You’ll probably think I’m crazy. For many reasons, you’d be justified in thinking so. I mean, who would be foolish enough to brave the thick crowds, huddling beneath plumes of smoke from food tents and ducking under the expanse of vendor tents to hide from the rain? Me, of course. B...

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