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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


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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


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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...

A nonconventional approach to prom

A nonconventional approach to prom

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

May 9, 2016


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Hairstyles, nails, makeup and dates are the first things to cross a girl’s mind when the subject of prom is mentioned. But, not mine. When I think of prom, I imagine bright lights, the lure of the photobooth and me on the dance floor, a wide smile on my face as I move to the beat of the music. The...

Prom dress nightmare: finding ‘The One’

Prom dress nightmare: finding ‘The One’

Mariko Galton, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Finding the perfect prom dress was harder than I expected.   I’d already bought a dress from Macy’s, thinking it would be great  for the Junior Prom. It was a strapless black and white dress that fell just above my knees. When I saw this dress, I thought: “This is it.” Until I found ou...

Having a big head can lead to big trouble

Having a big head can lead to big trouble

Mariko Galton, Reporter

March 16, 2016


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It’s never a good idea to be arrogant. Arrogance puts us on pedestals, assuming superiority over others and beyond the norm. It’s easy to be arrogant when we succeed but when we act upon it, it can lead to our downfall. I succumbed to arrogance when I was placed in the Advanced Women’s class for hula...

Who knew living on my own would be so much work!

Who knew living on my own would be so much work!

Janelle Medrano, Editor

March 16, 2016


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Driving long distances is not pretty.   I live in the boonies — otherwise known as Waialua. Its verdant open pastures, the salty ocean air and the constant sound of roosters crowing is exactly how I would describe Waialua. But, as a high school student attending a private school in Ho...

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