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Inspiring grit in girls

Local entrepreneur Shelley Cramer has been working to create opportunities for girls to blossom into strong leaders. With an extensive resume working at high-profile companies and, most recently, at Saks Fifth Avenue (pictured here), Cramer founded a mentorship program at Sacred Hearts Academy called Girls Got Grit. The program allows students to work with prominent women leaders, as well as intern with various companies. Photo by Jenelle Ho.

Shelby Mattos and Noe Nekotani

March 3, 2018

The brisk clicks of high heels echo throughout the halls of Sacred Hearts Academy, as local entrepreneur Shelley Cramer confidently strides toward the conference room. Straightening her business suit, she enters to greet a group of eager female student leaders. The students are part of a mentorship...

Hearts out for human trafficking

Sophomores Amanda Giang and Kaila Kawamura-Jeremiah, along with Junior Tia Sagapolu, drops by one of the event’s informational booths to learn more facts about human trafficking. All photos by Noe Nekotani.

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

February 12, 2018

Last month, the Blue Heart Bonanza kicked off Catholic Schools Week. It was hosted by this year’s The Living in Faith Experience (LIFE) Team and was dedicated to bringing awareness to human trafficking. “The Blue Heart Campaign is a global awareness raising initiative to fight human trafficking...

Preparing for the Great Aloha Run

A large group of families and friends participate in the Great Aloha Run each year. 
Photo courtesy of Official United States Air Force.

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

February 6, 2018

The registration for this year’s Great Aloha Run has officially closed, and many are looking forward to the 8-mile marathon. Here are some tips to help prepare:Never perform any kind of physical activity without stretching. Giving your body ample time to loosen up prevents your muscles from getting...

FOODIE FRIDAY: Honolulu Coffee

The Honolulu Coffee menu, as well as some oatmeal selections. All photos by Lucinda Hu

Rebecca Meyer and Lucinda Hu

February 6, 2018

Coffee is often described to be one of the best drinks in the world and, depending on your mood, can accompany any meal. Honolulu Coffee, a coffee shop that fronts the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki, offers customers a variety of drinks and breakfast choices. Not limited to just coffee and breakfast,...

Ka Leo takes to the radio

Ka Leo takes to the radio

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Reporter

February 4, 2018

Last week, journalism students from Sacred Hearts Academy visited the Ohana Broadcast Company,  which is home to Oahu radio stations such as, 102.7 Da Bomb, 94.7 KUMU, ALT 105.9 and 93.1 Da Pa’ina. The group was led on a tour through the different radio stations by Promotions Assistant Grant Po...

Casually self-depreciative

Teenagers today have become accustomed to seeing morbid humor, like this, on social media. While some brush it off as a joke, others believe this kind of humor should be put to an end. Photo by Shelby Mattos.

Shelby Mattos, News Editor, Reporter

January 7, 2018

 Oftentimes, in my classes, it’s not uncommon to hear self-deprecating comments casually tossed around by students. “Just kill me now” or “Somebody shoot me” might be the typical responses blurted out after taking a difficult exam or being assigned a big project.   Most teens will argue ...

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