Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

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Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Kailanianna Ablog

Kailanianna Ablog, Opinions Editor, Reporter

Kailanianna Ablog is a current senior at Sacred Hearts Academy and a third-year Journalism student. She is the president of Korean Club, the Outreach Head for the National Honor Society, a member of the LIFE Team and Lancer Robotics, the Historian for Liturgical Corps, the Opinions Editor for Ka Leo, as well as a dancer with a local dance group called K-POP in Paradise. During her free time, Kailanianna enjoys listening to various genres of music, reading and writing stories, self-teaching herself Korean and Thai and dancing. As a student reporter, she aims to become more involved with her community, learn more about the world around her and present her opinion, while also understanding other perspectives.  

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Got ‘ASMR’?

May 15, 2017

It’s a sound that will send chills down your spine -- literally. Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is a sensory phenomenon that is often...

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Zombie outbreak ravages South Korea in ‘Train to Busan’

May 8, 2017

A normal trip to another city turns into a battle of survival in the South Korean film “Train to Busan,” as passengers become trapped on a train during...

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Lancers take on Kawaii Kon

May 4, 2017

Decked out in elaborate costumes and cheerful dispositions, members of the Lancer community flocked the Hawaii Convention Center to attend the 13th Annual...

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“Beauty and the Beast” (2017) continues to sweep audiences with its musical and enchanting charms.

A ‘Tale as Old as Time’–with CGI!

April 24, 2017

Disney’s live-action version of “Beauty and the Beast,” starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens, has reclaimed the hearts of those who fell in love...

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The flipbooks (pictured above) was a hit with the senior class!

Seniors relive a ‘Tale as Old As Time’

April 19, 2017

Donned in formal wear, Sacred Hearts Academy’s senior class gave Belle a run for her money at their senior prom, with the theme “From This Moment.” The...

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The freshman class of 2020 reflect upon how to make the most of their time as high school students. Photo by Kailanianna Ablog.

Freshman got ‘T.I.M.E.’

April 10, 2017

Last week, Sacred Hearts Academy’s freshman class found a deeper appreciation for time during their retreat, which had the theme of: “Treasure T.I.M.E:...

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More than just a can of ‘Hairspray!’

More than just a can of ‘Hairspray!’

March 30, 2017

Funky tunes, societal expectation and racial inequality are at the epicenter of the Saint Louis Center of Arts’ spring musical “Hairspray!” Set...

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A galactic war seizes Earth in ‘Aldnoah.Zero’

A galactic war seizes Earth in ‘Aldnoah.Zero’

March 23, 2017

In a universe where humans and Martians struggle to coexist, the Japanese anime series “Aldnoah.Zero” thrusts 15-year-olds Kaizuka Inaho and Slaine...

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Valentines Day Twist

Valentines’ Day Twist

March 22, 2017

Seeing Valentine’s Day differently (and with a dash of Tom Felton sugar) I was getting some sugar tonight. But not just any sugar; nor the kind...

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Seniors to dance the night away ‘From this Moment…’

Seniors to dance the night away ‘From this Moment…’

March 9, 2017

Sacred Hearts Academy seniors will take part in one of the last major events of their high school careers in April, as they prepare to dance the night...

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United in hearts and minds, community members praise God and embrace fellowship at the Academy’s first “Praise and Worship.”

The spirit of ‘Praise and Worship’ unites Lancer community

February 16, 2017

The sounds of joyful chorus filled Sacred Hearts Academy’s St. Mary Margaret's Chapel early Friday evening, as the LIFE Team hosted the school’s first...

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Making Valentine’s Day a bit sweeter

February 16, 2017

Whether you’ll be spending Feb. 14 with your significant other or family, you cannot deny that Valentine’s Day desserts make a sweet addition to the...

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LIFE Team to host ‘Praise and Worship’

February 10, 2017

For the first time in Lancer history, the Sacred Hearts Academy’s LIFE Team will be hosting a “Praise and Worship,” where community members come...

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A great filming session is never complete without a photo. Seniors Janelle Lauronal, Kailanianna Ablog and junior Katherine Christian are all smiles with “It’s Academic Hawaii” host and Hawaii News Now reporter Billy V.  Photo courtesy of Lurline Choy.

Students get ‘Academic!’

February 10, 2017

Connected in mind and nervous hearts, three Sacred Hearts Academy students went head-to-head with two high schools for an episode of “It’s Academic...

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Displaying our LIFE Week theme proudly at the assembly! Photo by Kaysey Siobal.

LIFE Week: From a LIFER’s Point of View

February 9, 2017

This was it. All the anticipation, anxiety and excitement has lead up to all of this: LIFE Week, one of my favorite Academy traditions. From the...

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The Academy marches toward women’s equality

January 31, 2017

Walking hand-in-sign last weekend, some members of the Lancer community took to the streets to march for women’s equality. They joined thousands across...

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Don’t be a one-upper

Don’t be a one-upper

January 30, 2017

Whether realizing it or not, the moment you open a social media app, you embark upon a battlefield. A battlefield where users are armed with stunning panoramas...

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Peppermint flavors the holidays

January 4, 2017

With its vibrant red and white colors, peppermint often marks the beginning of the holiday season. Among the many peppermint concoctions, peppermint...

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LostBoyCrow asks fans to ‘Sigh for Me’

LostBoyCrow asks fans to ‘Sigh for Me’

December 12, 2016

Modern R&B artist LostBoyCrow draws in listeners with his soothing voice and affection for his lover in his EP album “Sigh for Me.” Released...

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Seniors dig up respect for the dead through service project

December 6, 2016

During the Thanksgiving weekend, a group of seniors paid homage to the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary founders by cleaning a local...

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‘I Will Be Nothing Without Your Love’

November 22, 2016

Known for his stage name “The Ready Set,” singer Jordan Witzigreuter gives fans a taste of his style in his first self-produced album “I Will Be...

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Seniors Katherine Hennion and Hudson Jones setting up for the Halloween Carnival they hosted at Leahi Hospital.

Seniors bring Halloween spirit to Leahi Hospital

November 8, 2016

Earlier this month, seniors at Sacred Hearts Academy continued a recently established tradition by volunteering at Leahi Hospital. Instead of visiting...

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NHS members ready to break the stigma at the annual NAMI Walk. (Left to right) Kailanianna Ablog, Krista Thom, Katherine Christian, Catherine Palmer, Megan Backus, Taryn Wong and Carlee Matsunaga [PHOTO CREDIT: Brian Wong]

Walking to be stigma free

October 24, 2016

During the Fall intersession, members of the National Honor Society (NHS) pledged to be “Stigma Free” at the annual National Alliance on Mental Illness...

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Seniors Taryn Wong, Ellie Ramirez and Megan Backus with their families, counselor Randy Fong and Head of School Betty White.

Seniors recognized for top test scores

October 18, 2016

Three Sacred Hearts Academy students have achieved national recognition for their high test scores. Seniors Taryn Wong, Megan Backus and Ellie Ramirez...

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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15 to 24-year-olds. Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

Suicide: Raising awareness and saving lives

October 12, 2016

September is often noted for its hot weather and the rush of a new school year; however, it is also a time to bring attention to a very serious subject:...

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Ka Leo adviser Alyssa Myers (far left) and student journalists Ashley Lardizabal and Kailanianna Ablog with Sec. Sally Jewell.

Diving into real-world journalism with the IUCN Congress

September 26, 2016

[slideshow_deploy id='11799'] As I ran through the back of Makiki Valley, jumping over rocks and fallen leaves, dodging puddles of mud, it hit me. I...

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Common Cause Hawaii, a local nonpartisan organization, will re-introduce a bill this session that would allow residents to register as voters when applying for a driver’s license.

Modernizing Hawaii’s voter registration system

September 26, 2016

With the disappointing 34-percent voter turnout during the August primary election, it is essential that barriers hindering citizens from exercising their...

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Krazy for the Korean Festival

Krazy for the Korean Festival

September 15, 2016

You’ll probably think I’m crazy. For many reasons, you’d be justified in thinking so. I mean, who would be foolish enough to brave the thick...

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Build-your-own meal: A tasty twist on traditional school lunch

September 7, 2016

The lunch menu at Sacred Hearts Academy just got beefier. In addition to hot meals and various snacks, students are now able to create their own pizzas...

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Academy prepares for traffic during Obama’s arrival

August 31, 2016

President Barack Obama is expected to fly in this afternoon for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Conference, which is the largest...

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Robotics kick-off event opens more than just the season

August 31, 2016

Robotics teams from all over the island were grinding gears at the annual East Oahu VEX Championships, the kick-off event for the state. Held on campus,...

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Korean rookies are ‘All In’ with ‘The Clan Pt. 1 Lost’

August 22, 2016

South Korean rookie boy band Monsta X was “All In” this summer with the release of their mini album “The Clan Pt. 1 Lost.” Released on May 18,...

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Leo Club volunteers their hearts out at annual walk

August 22, 2016

The heart of the lions beat with awareness and solidarity, as the Academy’s Leo Club volunteered at the 26th Annual Oahu Heart and Stroke Walk. The...

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A nonconventional approach to prom

May 9, 2016

Hairstyles, nails, makeup and dates are the first things to cross a girl’s mind when the subject of prom is mentioned. But, not mine. When I think...

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Senator Akaka shares spirit of aloha

Senator Akaka shares spirit of aloha

May 4, 2016

It is not easy to give of yourself, making sacrifices for the benefit of others and dedicating time to issues that one would rather leave on the back burner....

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Blood color determines hierarchy in ‘Red Queen’

Blood color determines hierarchy in ‘Red Queen’

May 3, 2016

Blood separates the lowly from the elite in the Kingdom of Norta in Victoria Aveyard’s young adult novel “Red Queen,” the first book in the series....

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Mythological creature seizes hold of Tokyo in ‘Terror in Resonance’

April 25, 2016

The city of Tokyo is plagued by a vengeful “Sphinx” in “Terror in Resonance,” a Japanese anime series that focuses on former test subjects, Nine...

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Juniors spend ‘A Night in the Enchanted Forest’

April 25, 2016

The Junior Class will dance alongside fairies and other magical creatures at its prom, “A Night in the Enchanted Forest.” The division had voted for...

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Law enforcement clamps down on youthful smokers

April 14, 2016

Since 2006, smoking has been illegal for those under 18. In January 2016, the Legislature raised the legal smoking age to 21 and expanded the law to include...

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PAAC battles homelessness at annual summit

April 8, 2016

The Academy Pacific Asian Affairs Council (PAAC) Club spent a day at the Aloha Tower Marketplace tackling a serious issue: homelessness. PAAC prepares...

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Cosplayers anticipate newly declared ‘Kawaii Kon Days’

Cosplayers anticipate newly declared ‘Kawaii Kon Days’

April 8, 2016

Groups of creatively-dressed cosplayers will take over Waikiki this weekend with the quick approach of the annual anime convention Kawaii Kon. Held...

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Cinnamon seasons palate with possibilities

Cinnamon seasons palate with possibilities

April 8, 2016

Cinnamon is a flavor favorite for many. The sweet and savory spice comes from the bark of trees from the genus “cinnamomum” and has been a popular...

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‘Miraculous Ladybug’ provides audience with action-packed cartoon

March 23, 2016

When we think of a superhero, the last thing to cross our minds is a ladybug. French director Thomas Astruc, however, makes this idea a reality in “Miraculous:...

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Performing drives freshman passion

March 16, 2016

You should be nervous,  afraid even. You peek out from behind the curtain, taking in the audience who eagerly waits for your performance. Memorized lines,...

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 (L to R) Sophomores Natasha Wong, Grace Francisco  and Sola Nagaoki cosplay as characters from the anime Owari No Seraph.

Cosplayers bring eccentric fashion to streets

March 16, 2016

Are you seeing things? As you walk down the street, a cluster of colors obstructs your view. Suddenly, you realize that the burst of pigments is a...

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‘Ergo Proxy’ reveals risks of playing God

March 3, 2016

The “Pulse of the Awakening” commences in “Ergo Proxy,” a Japanese anime series which focuses on inspector Re-L Mayer who is thrust into the dying...

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Legendary David Bowie returns to the stars

February 23, 2016

Ziggy Stardust, the “Man Who Sold the World,” and Jareth the Goblin King were among the many personas assumed by the eccentric, influential late rock...

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APUSH visits Iolani Palace

February 10, 2016

AP US History students will be traveling back in time to old Hawaii during their visit to Iolani Palace, the residence of the last Hawaiian monarchs, King...

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Lucid dreaming is said to provide a better way to understand the human consciousness.

Observations may uncover mystery of lucid dreaming

January 19, 2016

You find yourself wondering how you got into this situation. You are trapped in a nightmare, legs heavy as you try to run away from the monster chasing...

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Academy students competed in the annual national JROTC Academic and Leadership Bowls (JLAB) with St. Louis cadets.

JROTC cadets test academic and leadership skills

December 9, 2015

St. Louis JROTC cadets put their leadership skills to the test in the annual JROTC Academic and Leadership Bowls (JLAB). The competition is sponsored...

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The Program speaks of suicide of epidemic proportions among teens. But, the cure seems to be worse than the illness.

‘The Program’s’ cure may be worse than illness

December 4, 2015

Troubled thoughts and anxiety are symptoms of “the sickness” in “The Program,” a novel by Suzanne Young that follows Sloane Barstow, a 17-year-old...

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Innocent Sylvia Potter falls in love with bad boy Lucas Green, accused of murder. Did he do it?

‘Love You to Death’ features emotional, ardent teen drama

November 20, 2015

Relationships and trust are put on the line in Lifetime Movie Network’s 2013 original film, “Love You to Death.” The movie focuses on 16-year-old...

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‘Kotoura-San’ mixes friendship with supernatural

‘Kotoura-San’ mixes friendship with supernatural

November 16, 2015

A life of isolation and loneliness turns into one of love and acceptance in “Kotoura-san,” a Japanese anime series that follows 15-year-old mind reader...

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Korean treat marks day of appreciation and love

Korean treat marks day of appreciation and love

November 5, 2015

Brightly colored boxes and elaborate displays of stars and hearts decorate the storefronts of Korean convenience stores everywhere in observance of Pepero...

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Video games increase horrors of Halloween

Video games increase horrors of Halloween

November 2, 2015

Whether it is a deranged murderer in a horror film or the looming tension of a ghost story,  fear takes many forms on Halloween. When fears assume the...

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Anime ‘Shiki’ features vampiric horror fit for Halloween

October 30, 2015

“Halloween” Anime Review: Shiki Death takes hold of the rural village of Sotoba in “Shiki,” a Japanese anime series in which Dr. Ozaki Toshio,...

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Remee Tam, lower school vice-principal, shares her birthday book with a sixth grade class. The book, I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, is about endless good wishes - wishes for wonder, friendship, curiosity, strength, laughter and peace. The book provides encouragement and appreciation for the wonders of everyday moments. After the reading, students began creating their own stories on iPads. Photo credit: Laurel Oshiro

Vice-principal shares birthday gift of reading

October 30, 2015

Celebrating someone’s birthday often includes presents given to the birthday boy or girl. Lower school Vice-principal Remee Tam turned the tables...

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Sweet history of candy corn and licorice

October 30, 2015

Sweets, chocolate and caramel apples are just some of the many candies that fill the empty bags of eager trick-or-treaters every year. Among these cavity-inducing...

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Dreamcatchers bring comfort during slumber

October 26, 2015

“Never rest with your feet pointing toward the door.” “Make sure you don’t fall into a deep slumber with the fan plugged in.” Two common superstitions...

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Japanese ‘Walt Disney’ sparks ‘Miyazaki Fever’ among anime film lovers

Japanese ‘Walt Disney’ sparks ‘Miyazaki Fever’ among anime film lovers

October 26, 2015

A forest spirit with an umbrella, black soot sprites, a child raised by wolves, a girl whose parents were turned into pigs and a magician who gave his...

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‘The Monstrumologist’ brings terror in time for Halloween

‘The Monstrumologist’ brings terror in time for Halloween

October 19, 2015

Destiny has given orphan Will Henry monstrous afflictions in Rick Yancey’s young adult horror novel, “The Monstrumologist,” the first book in “The...

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Pumpkin spices the season

October 19, 2015

When autumn comes rolling in, it is common to see a change of color in foliage and a noticeable drop in temperature. Another indication of fall is when...

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From left to right: Elane Namoca, 11; Adrianne Del Rosario, 11; Ragelle Lumapas, 9

Cultural activities mark K-club’s year

October 7, 2015

The scent of ginger and spices filled the air as members of the Korean, or K-club had the unusual opportunity to make kimchi to start the new school year. Kimchi...

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‘The Pilot’s Love Song’ soars with battles of emotion

‘The Pilot’s Love Song’ soars with battles of emotion

October 5, 2015

Living on floating islands, humans take to the skies to search for the edge of the world in “The Pilot’s Love Song,” a Japanese anime series based...

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‘Princess Jellyfish’ depicts friendship despite differences

September 24, 2015

Standing on the edges of comedy and the coming-of-age dilemma, “Princess Jellyfish” focuses on social outcast Tsukimi Kurashita, an 18-year-old otaku...

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VIXX subgroup visualizes inner conflict in ‘Beautiful Liar’

September 17, 2015

VIXX’s first subgroup LR debuts with a hauntingly mesmerizing EP album called “Beautiful Liar.” Released on Aug. 16, the album has support from Starlights,...

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Suicide rates by country

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September raises awareness for suicide

September 11, 2015

The month of September is dedicated to suicide prevention. Suicide is the act of taking one’s own life and has become an important health and social...

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The Ready Set amazes fans again with ‘The Bad and the Better’

September 11, 2015

Known for his debut song, “Love Like Woe,” Jordan Witzigreuter, known by his stage name The Ready Set, continues to amaze fans with his most recent...

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Suicide and depression should not be taboo subjects

September 3, 2015

Suicide and depression are issues that should no longer be ignored or hidden in 2015. Although the two subjects relate to mental health, they sometimes...

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Alliances across galaxies form in ‘Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet’

August 31, 2015

In a universe where man has taken to space, the Japanese anime series, “Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet,” throws 16-year-old Ensign Ledo, a lieutenant...

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‘Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign’ features supernatural drama

August 27, 2015

Based on a dark fantasy manga series of the same name, “Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign,” is a Japanese anime series that focuses on teenager Yuichiro...

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Citizenship grade reflects new policy and attitude

August 19, 2015

Beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 18, the citizenship grade is in place to help students become better citizens and remind them that actions have consequences. As...

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Organization uses metallic tattoos to raise awareness of dating abuse

May 14, 2015

One of the largest organizations that advocate social change, dosomething.org, is known for its 3.7 million members who “tackle campaigns that impact...

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‘Red Nose Day’ fights childhood poverty

May 14, 2015

More than 16 million children in the United States live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level, as reported by the National Center for...

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Senior named April Lancer of the Month

Senior named April Lancer of the Month

May 12, 2015

Senior Kelli Keahiolalo, two-time state qualifier for track and field and an ILH Soccer All Star Selection, has been named Lancer of the Month for April. Keahiolalo...

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‘Coffee Prince’ brings ‘Twelfth Night’ to life

May 8, 2015

Directed by Lee Yoon Jung, “Coffee Prince” follows the story of Go Eun Chan (Yoon Eun Hye), a young woman who disguises herself as a man to keep her...

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‘Paper Valentine’ combines mystery and murder

‘Paper Valentine’ combines mystery and murder

April 29, 2015

“Paper Valentine,” by Breyanna Yovanoff, tells the thrilling tale of Hannah Wagnor, who with the help of a dead friend, investigates the string of...

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Academy support of Empty Bowl Project helps Meals on Wheels

April 24, 2015

For another year, Academy students contributed to the 2015 Empty Bowl Project, an event hosted by the Hawaii Potters Guild and Hawaii Meals on Wheels....

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Annual college fair makes search useful

Annual college fair makes search useful

April 15, 2015

The Honolulu National College Fair, hosted by the National Association for College Admission Counselling (NACAC), is “dedicated to serving students as...

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Robotics team ‘feels the rush’ at Hawaii Regional

Robotics team ‘feels the rush’ at Hawaii Regional

April 10, 2015

The Lancer Robotics team took 3rd place and claimed the “Industrial Safety Award” at the 2015 Hawaii Regional competition, hosted by FIRST, whose mission...

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Ceramics bowls feed ‘Meals on Wheels’

April 9, 2015

Bowls created by the Academy’s ceramics classes will be sold at the fourth annual 2015 Empty Bowl Hawaii event which benefits “Meals on Wheels” to...

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‘Meridian’ portrays battle between angels

‘Meridian’ portrays battle between angels

April 2, 2015

“Meridian” by Amber Kizer is the story of Meridian Sozu, a human-angel hybrid which guides souls to Heaven. Since her youth, Meridian has had multiple...

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VIXX returns to past in ‘Boys Record’

March 23, 2015

Taking a break from their darker concepts, Korean boy band “VIXX” begins the year with a cute, bubbly image in their new ‘special single’ album...

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Dance competition at ‘Honolulu Festival’ inspires senior

March 23, 2015

Senior Alexandrea Somera performed with dance company, “Boogie Down Productions,” (BDP) at the annual Honolulu Festival. The event, sponsored by the...

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On the path to gold

On the path to gold

March 16, 2015

Imagine a pool filled with cold, crisp water, lined with spectators on either side. The air buzzes with energy, hearts pulsing in sync. The only thing...

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Natural remedies successful in treating colds and flus

March 9, 2015

Mucus, aches and runny noses, common signs of the common cold and flu, are a struggle for many at this time of year. Although one solution is inexpensive...

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Cocoa shows promise in lowering health risks

February 20, 2015

Chocolate has been a treasured confection for centuries by children and adults. The history of chocolate can be traced back to the Aztecs, who had chocolate...

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Valentine’s Day celebrated worldwide

February 12, 2015

Valentine's Day is famous all over the world. The holiday paints store aisles with hearts and candy in the name of romance. Although the practice of...

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[Video] Integrity

February 11, 2015

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Competition seeks mathletes for math Olympics

February 10, 2015

The Academy hosted the American Math Competition (AMC) exam, sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), whose mission is to "to advance...

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February raises awareness for Teen Dating Violence and Heart Health

February 6, 2015

February is Teen Dating Violence and Heart Health awareness month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, teen dating violence...

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Water essential for life

February 2, 2015

Water is one of the basic necessities for all life on Earth. On average, humans should drink eight cups of water a day to replenish moisture lost from...

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Lower school students promote literacy through ‘Big Book Swap’

Lower school students promote literacy through ‘Big Book Swap’

January 29, 2015

For Catholic Schools’ Week, the Academy’s lower school library celebrated its annual “Big Book Swap” with students in grades JK to 6 donating their...

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K-Club creates sisterhood with Korean middle school

January 26, 2015

Members of  the Academy K-Club welcomed special visitors from Duk Sung Girls’ Middle School, a group of 15 students and four teachers representing the...

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Lancer Robotics ‘go green’ in latest competition

Lancer Robotics ‘go green’ in latest competition

January 14, 2015

The Lancer Robotics team has begun the 2015 FIRST Robotics Competition, “Recycle Rush,” a recycle-themed game of stacking totes and disposing litter...

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Academy prepares annual language forum

January 9, 2015

The World Languages department will host the 5th Annual Language Forum which was created to remind students about the importance and long-term benefits...

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VIXX’s ‘Error’ combines dubstep and piano melodies

VIXX’s ‘Error’ combines dubstep and piano melodies

January 8, 2015

Known as “Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis,” South Korean boy band VIXX sings about the difficulties of life and love in its newest mini-album, “Error.”...

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Seniors pursue passion in ‘World of Dance’ competition

December 11, 2014

Seniors Alexandrea Somera and Larene Ujimori will be performing in the “2014 World of Dance Tour,” a worldwide dance competition with dance companies...

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