Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Heart Academy seniors hold their paddles tight in the waters of Magic Island. (From Left to Right) Senior Veda Gang, Anna Pinkerton, Madison Iwashita, and Charli Omura. Photo courtesy to Mahina Monsarrat Ohelo.

Senior paddlers navigate their final season

Mahinamakamaeokalani Monsarrat-Ohelo, Staff Reporter
February 20, 2024

Whether it be on the court or out in the sea, many would agree that Sacred Heart Academy student athletes show their strength. And as the Interscholastic...

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Seniors Amber Wolfe, Kana Barlag and Daphne Ibrao celebrate National Letter of Intent (NLI) Day at the Elks Lodge in Waikiki. They committed to sports programs at their colleges of choice. Photo courtesy of the Ibrao Family.

Ready, set, go

Danielle Woo, Staff Reporter
February 20, 2024

The second semester is the busiest time for seniors who are preparing for college. Seniors Kana Barlag and Malaika Ssebayiteko knew from the start that...

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Paddling, Volleyball, and Softball seniors reminisce

Paddling, Volleyball, and Softball seniors reminisce

Mahinamakamaeokalani Monsarrat-Ohelo, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2023

Moving on can be hard, especially when you are leaving behind a big part of your life. Our seniors are all leaving soon. As much as we love them, we know...

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Spectators line the edges of Waimea Canyon to watch the 2023 Eddie Open Invitational. Photo taken by Emily Trueba.

Women paddle into history of surfing

Emily Trueba, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2023

After years of anticipation for the next Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational, Jan. 22 presented a breakthrough event to take place in which women participated...

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Seniors Logan Chung (right), Karissalyn Chang (middle), and Isabelle Tamashiro (left) get ready to study so they can be ready for track. Photo by Danielle Woo.

Hop skip and jump away

Danielle Woo, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2023

Seniors of the Sacred Hearts Academy have been working hard in order to make sure they go all out for their last sports season. Each senior is working...

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A picture after Kamehameha senior Kensen Fuata’s senior night. She currently ranks third in the state. Photo courtesy of Fuata.

Wrestling through the barrier of women in sports

Kaelin Apuakehau, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2023

“It's a great experience to be a girl wrestler because you are proving to society that it’s not just a boy sport. Break the norm,” Kamehameha senior...

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Varsity basketball members cheering on their teammates during a game against Hawaii Baptist Academy. All photos by Samantha Europa.

How team chemistry led to a successful basketball season

Jaime Tumbaga, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2023

Having a good team bond means having good chemistry, and for the Sacred Hearts Academy varsity basketball team, it led to an exceptional season. Team...

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Sophomore Angelina Lind works out in the Academy’s weight room after school. She is preparing for the upcoming track and field season. Photo courtesy of Keira Mendonca.

Sprinting towards new goals

Danielle Woo, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2023

Sophomores Angelina Lind and Julia Barona, who are track and field athletes, are getting a head start to their season by doing daily conditioning on the...

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Lancer paddlers silhouetted at sunrise during an early practice. The team had a successful season with unexpected results. All photos by Emily Trueba.

Season recap: Eō Kanalui’s journey across the waters

Emily Trueba, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2023

This winter sport’s season allowed the Sacred Hearts Academy paddling team to be shaped by the waters of Waikiki through discipline, community and growth...

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ACTION PHOTO – Mental health: The game not all athletes are prepared for

Samantha Europa, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022

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Varsity basketball player Kalysa Marie Ng prepares to take a shot during a game against Leilehua High School. Photo by Samantha Europa.

Mental health: The game not all athletes are prepared for

Samantha Europa, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2022

From the roaring crowd of fans after a game-winning shot to the relief felt when the championship banner goes up, many student athletes dream of these...

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Kalani High School student Lily Merit leading her crew in seat one during the 2022 Hawaiian Canoe Racing Association (HCRA) state championships. Photo courtesy of Merit.

Sports bring different communities together

Mahinamakamaeokalani Monsarrat-Ohelo, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2022

Every student athlete is different, especially if they are from different schools or environments. Many of them have different thoughts and ideas about...

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SLS receiver Jaysen Peters DeLaura making a play against Bishop Gorman earlier this year. DeLaura missed the “Friday Night Lights” feeling when he was injured. Photo courtesy of DeLaura.

Inside the life of injured athletes

Nahenahe Alo, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2022

In the United States, approximately eight million high school students play sports. One million of them are injured.  Two student athletes, Sacred...

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Academy senior Andromeda Tong cheers at her last football game earlier this school year. She’s excited for the offseason to get a much needed break off the mat. Photo courtesy of Robert Tong.

Insight into student athletes’ life during the offseason

Ava Damo, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2022

Many student athletes, like Sacred Hearts Academy senior Andromeda Tong, believe the offseason is important. It’s a time to either take a much needed...

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Sacred Hearts Academy senior Sydney Bump returned to in-person learning this school year. Bump quit playing soccer to focus on schoolwork and improved mental health. Photo by Isabella Savea.

Hawaii’s youth lose interest in sports during pandemic

Isabella Savea, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2022

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit two years ago, every touchdown, strike and goal was blocked by the tough defense that came in the form of a deadly virus....

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