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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

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Your top local shop stops

Your top local shop stops

Isabella Savea, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2022
When it comes to the aloha spirit, many people think this is just the basic line of respect we have for one another. Others come to the understanding that the aloha spirit is more than that. It is a way of life, and a way to work with each other in order to help, grow and support our local communities. 
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Virtual learning made a huge impact on education during the pandemic. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Why American Sign Language should be taught in schools

Jaime Tumbaga, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2022

American Sign Language (ASL) is the main source of communication for those who are diagnosed with some type of hearing loss. It’s also a language not...

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A day in the life of an Academy senior

A day in the life of an Academy senior

Britney Pham, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2021

https://vimeo.com/657600531 From preparing for a band performance to JROTC drills, Britney Pham takes viewers on a journey into a day in her life as...

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These vegan oat milk pancakes were easy to make. Cooking my own meals have helped with the transition into a vegan lifestyle.

An inspiration to go vegan

Zandrina Cambra, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2021

Last month, I turned vegan. It was a decision that happened halfway through a documentary that ended up changing my life. "Eating Our Way to Extinction,"...

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Tim Urban speaks at TED2016 - Dream, Session 4 - Lifehacks, February 15-19, 2016, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada. Photo: Bret Hartman / TED

My Procastinative Mind

Morgan Bocobo
April 13, 2021

Over the course of this pandemic, it's quite obvious that, as a student, I have been procrastinating.  Studying for tests, doing homework and even...

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Life of a Hybrid Student!

Life of a Hybrid Student!

Jasmine Le
March 26, 2021

Sacred Hearts Academy senior Jasmine Le returns to school in-person after continuing distance learning from last spring’s COVID-19 lockdown. Come...

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(Left to right) Jondrina Cambra and friends Nautica Mikasa-Keawe, Zandrina Cambra and Angelina Castaneda hiked Ehukai Pillbox on the North Shore. Photo by Zandrina Cambra.

Finding my ‘best self’

Zandrina Cambra
March 25, 2021

New year's resolutions. Everyone makes them, but let’s be honest, not everyone follows through.  That is why this year, I promised myself I would...

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Origami creations of all kinds: cranes, stars and butterflies. Butterflies are  one of the easier folds, while cranes are one of the more difficult ones. Photo by Morgan Garza.

Here’s how I found a new love for origami making and guitar playing

Morgan Garza
January 12, 2021

Over the summer, my daily life took an unusual pause, as quarantine and stay-at-home orders tossed an extensive amount of time right at my face. Instead...

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Traveling during a pandemic

Traveling during a pandemic

Jessa Ancheta
January 2, 2021

Traveling during a pandemic. Sounds crazy, right?  Many wouldn’t dare travel during such a time, for fear of exposure to the COVID-19 virus running...

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An actress portrays a Hawaiian citizen in distress, as part of a reenactment of the Hawaiian Kingdoms overthrow. All photos by Noe Nekotani.

Finding personal meaning in historical tour

Noe Nekotani, Opinions Editor, Webmaster, Reporter
September 20, 2019

The drive towards the Hawaii State Capitol had been an uneasy one. “Wouldn’t it be strange for Japanese people to show up to a Hawaiian event?”...

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My friends and I spent the entire day getting ready and danced the night away until our feet were sore. Photo by Ragelle Lumapas.

A Night in Neverland

Ragelle Lumapas, Reporter
April 27, 2019

As my senior year draws to a close, juggling 10 different tasks at once has become the norm for me. But with prom right around the corner, I was looking...

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The Kamehameha Canoe Club Junior Women’s crew placed second in the junior women’s division and 24th out of 65 crews. All photos by Rebecca Meyer.

Taking on the channel

Rebecca Meyer, Features and Sports Editor, Reporter
October 4, 2018

With a single bag in hand, I made my way across the airplane runway to a tiny nine-seater plane bound for Molokai. Each stride closer brought about a new...

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My sister, cousin and I in Monterey, Calif. Behind us was the blue ocean that was filled with a variety of animals, such as seals, otters and plants. Photo courtesy of Ragelle Lumapas.

A week spent in San Francisco

Ragelle Lumapas, Reporter
September 26, 2018

At 3:30 a.m., I was awoken by the loud alarm of my iPhone, as it screamed at me to wake up. I slapped the stop option and groggily rolled out of the...

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A traditional gravestone found at a Manoa cemetery. Before taking the “Dying and Rising” theology course, many Sacred Hearts Academy students believed that cremation and burials were the only options for the dead. This class prompts students to research other death rituals and to take steps toward planning their funeral and writing their eulogy. Photo by Taylor McKenzie.

How to plan your funeral

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter
January 5, 2018

Does “Here lies Taylor McKenzie” or “Endings are always bittersweet” sound better as a title for my eulogy? These were the thoughts distracting...

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Journalist Daryl Huff, myself, moderator Beth Ann Kozlovich, journalist Yunji De Nies and University of Hawaii at Manoa student journalist Spencer Oshita participated in a live discussion on PBS Hawaii’s “Insights” program. We talked about the top news stories of the year, including net neutrality and homelessness. Photos courtesy of PBS Hawaii.

Going live: A discussion that changed my perspective of journalism

Rebecca Meyer , Features Editor, Reporter
December 19, 2017

Beads of sweat collected on my forehead, as I stared at a thermostat reading 64 degrees. I could feel chills run through my body and a warmth slowly consume...

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