Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Students make small changes for a sustainable future

Noe Nekotani , Opinions and Blog Editor
March 12, 2019

In an effort to be more sustainable, Sacred Hearts Academy students not only make changes to their everyday lives but also encourage their peers through...

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Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Editorial Cartoon: A heavy high school load

Milena Ordonez , Reporter
March 11, 2019

Before putting on that graduation cap, high school seniors are faced with an overwhelming load of responsibilities, ranging from part-time jobs to extra-curricular...

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Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Comic: Making Mother Earth Happy

Milena Ordonez , Reporter
March 11, 2019

Pollution is among the many factors contributing to the degradation of the environment. If we each make small changes to our everyday lives, like choosing...

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Dr. Scott Schroeder made his official public appearance to Sacred Hearts Academy as the new Head of School following current Head of School, Betty White’s retirement in a special morning assembly on Feb. 28 2019. Photo by Rebecca Meyer.

Academy welcomes new Head of School

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
March 1, 2019

Sacred Hearts Academy students gathered yesterday for a special morning assembly announcing new Head of School Dr. Scott Schroeder. He replaces Betty White,...

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(Left to right) Academy students Dilbul Floyd, Agnes Brown and Jessica Medrano advocated against flavored tobacco products with colorful signage and art at the Hawaii State Capitol. They are part of the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii (CTFH)’s youth council, which helped introduce bills proposing a ban on such products. Photo courtesy of Agnes Brown.

Youth push for statewide ban on flavored tobacco products

Shelby Mattos and Noe Nekotani
February 28, 2019

In an effort to end the sale of flavored tobacco products in Hawaii, Sacred Hearts Academy students helped decorate the Hawaii State Capitol lawn with...

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(Left to right) Eighth grader Vanessa Laub and freshmen Tammy Huynh and Clarisa Babauta prepare the drums with a club parent and mentor. According to Chinese mythology, the drumbeat represents the lion’s heartbeat; without it, the lion ceases to exist. It also mimics the tale of how a village fought off the nian beast, known to take children if taxes were unpaid. Villagers made loud noises by banging pots and setting off firecrackers to scare away the monster.

Celebrating Year of the Pig with Lancer lion

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter
February 20, 2019

The Lancers Lion Dance Club rang in the Year of the Pig with a school-wide performance recently, decorated with colorful costumes and graced with traditional...

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While social media is a way for us to stay connected, it is also what consumes our lives. Every like, every post and every mindless scroll draw us deeper into the depths of the digital world, as if becoming an extension of ourselves. Thus, it is important to find balance in our useage; otherwise, we will “crack.” Illustrated by Milena Ordonez.

Illustration: Cracked

Milena Ordonez , Reporter
February 15, 2019

While social media is a way for us to stay connected, it is also what consumes our lives. Every like, every post and every mindless scroll draw us deeper...

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

Students balance heavy loads for success

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...

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Social media star Zoellas YouTube channel has more than 11 million subscribers. Zoella is known for her beauty product reviews, of which she receives a percentage of revenues when subscribers purchase through her links. Screenshot courtesy of Zoellas YouTube.

Social media is consuming our lives—and we love it.

Monica Kenny , Reporter
February 9, 2019

Over the past decade, the rapid rise of social media has undeniably changed American culture. It birthed trends, careers, memes and social movements....

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Aquaman surprises fans with his full body of tattoos during his fight scene with Black Manta. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

DC Entertainment’s ‘Aquaman’ swims to the top of the charts

Tyra Tabayoyong , Reporter
January 29, 2019

It has been more than a year after “Justice League” hit the theaters, and Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment return with the biggest DC extended universe...

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 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.

Academy Spotlight: The Eco Club

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...

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Harvard is one of the many universities across America affected Affirmative Action. Photo Courtesy of Flickr.

Should Affirmative Action Still Be Considered?

Martha Nicholas , Media Editor, Reporter
December 13, 2018

Affirmative Action is one of the key components during the college application process. Similar to the financial aid and standardized testing category,...

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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was recently chosen to be the face for the Nike “Just Do it” campaign. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Nike campaign sparks debate among social media users

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
September 26, 2018

Popular shoe brand Nike is under fire for its latest advertisement debut featuring former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick. As a part...

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Sacred Hearts Academy is home to 22 PWH scholarship recipients, who attended the annual PWH retreat led by Program Counselor Cleo Eubanks and was joined by Head of School Betty White. Photo courtesy of Cleo Eubanks.

Academy PWH scholarship recipients celebrate annual retreat

Rebecca Meyer , Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
September 12, 2018

On Aug. 16, while many students were spending their four-day weekend at the beach or at home with family, Sacred Hearts Academy’s Perseverance-Hope-Wisdom...

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Club Fair 2018

Noe Nekotani , Opinions and Blog Editor, Reporter
September 12, 2018

From the Lion Dance Club to the Eco Club, the annual Club Fair offers more than 30 clubs for students to sign up for. For more information, visit the Lancers...

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