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Rail changes destinations

The rail transit routes begins in the Kapolei and Waipahu areas. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

November 1, 2017

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

The outside view of Marco Polo.

Shelby Mattos and Lucinda Hu

October 7, 2017

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

The assembly was filled with students, teachers, staff and sisters who were celebrating the Academy’s Founder’s Day.

Jasmine Matsumoto, Reporter

October 7, 2017

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...

One-day pass gives commuters unlimited bus rides

The one-day city bus pass replaced paper transfers and allows riders to use it for up to 27 hours. Photo courtesy of KHON2. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia.

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Hawaii bus commuters are jumping in on a newly-implemented one-day pass program. With the one-day pass, riders are allowed an unlimited amount of rides throughout the day with a single purchase on their first trip. The program was effective Oct. 1. The passes may be used for a 27-hour period, ...

New rules secure campus

Starting this week, entryways on campus will be locked by 4 p.m. to ensure the safety of faculty and staff on campus.

Taylor McKenzie, Webmaster, Reporter

September 17, 2017

Sacred Hearts Academy has been taking steps to becoming a more safe and secure campus. Starting this week, all gates and entryways will be locked at 4 p.m. Due to the Academy’s location on Waialae Avenue, the campus is opened to roadways on all sides. Unlike other school campuses, there is no si...

iPhone X: a decade of greatness

Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Rebecca Meyer, Features Editor, Reporter

September 11, 2017

Just when consumers think they have the latest and greatest smartphone, Apple announces the release of its iPhone X September 12–commemorating the iPhone’s 10-year anniversary. The iPhone X is said to have a different outer appearance, as well as the new IOS 11 software–doing away with the n...

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