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Journalism students go abroad

Journalism students go abroad

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

November 7, 2017


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During Fall Break, a group of Sacred Hearts Academy students experienced a cultural exchange with women attending Hwa Nan Women’s College in the Fujian province of China. The seven students, alongside the Academy’s high school librarian Alyssa Okimoto, were tasked with documenting the trip throug...

Young ‘biologists’ work with garlic and coffee

Young ‘biologists’ work with garlic and coffee

Rebecca Meyer and Lucinda Hu

November 2, 2017


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Last week, Sacred Hearts Academy’s Advanced Placement Biology students began two experiments exploring the topics of, “Does rooting hormone increase mitosis in garlic root tips?" and “Does coffee really stunt growth?” In the first experiment, students split into small groups with three or four ...

Three Lanes and Seven Alleys

Three Lanes and Seven Alleys

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Set in the center of the urban city of Fuzhou, the capital of the Fujian province, is the ancient streets of Sanfang-Qixiang, which translates to “three lanes and seven alleys.” The buildings date back to the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) Dynasties. Ka Leo reporters, along with their Chinese ...

Rail changes destinations

Rail changes destinations

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

November 1, 2017


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Many Sacred Hearts Academy students travel long distances to get to school, getting stuck in traffic and spending long hours on the road. However, some say the rail, a $10 billion project, might be the solution they have been waiting for. Initially, the transit would start in Kapolei, break off to...

Residents rebuild after devastating Marco Polo fire

Residents rebuild after devastating Marco Polo fire

Shelby Mattos and Lucinda Hu

October 7, 2017


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It has been four months since a fatal fire devastated the notable wave-shaped high-rise, Marco Polo, on July 14. Residents are still trying to cope and rebuild their lives, while investigations continue. “We started to do abatement programs, which is a plan to remove all hazardous materials,” Marco Pol...

Academy celebrates Founder’s Day

Academy celebrates Founder’s Day

Jasmine Matsumoto, Reporter

October 7, 2017


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Sacred Hearts Academy celebrated the school’s 108th birthday in a new light this year. Instead of a birthday cake and party balloons, the Academy celebrated the nuns and sisters who established the school in 1909. Now called Founder’s Day, the event began with a school cheer in the gym. T...

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