Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Kekaimalie Woods

Kekaimalie Woods, Reporter

Kekaimalie Woods is currently a junior at Sacred Hearts Academy. This is her first year in Journalism. Outside of school, she plays soccer for Hawaii Surf SC, enjoys going to the beach, hiking and volunteering at her church. As a new student reporter, Malie hopes to share her experiences with readers. She looks forward to working with her fellow journalist classmates and making new friends, while also getting students more involved with Ka Leo.

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Making haku lei involves braiding floral pieces with twine. Photo courtesy of NPS.

Making haku lei For May Day

April 21, 2017

In celebration of May Day, Sacred Hearts Academy students will learn how to make haku lei and bamboo-themed hair picks through a series of after-school...

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Students save three lives donating blood

April 19, 2017

This week, students and faculty at Sacred Hearts Academy helped save three lives by donating a pint of blood to the Blood Bank of Hawaii. This was part...

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The class rings are distributed during the Junior Ring ceremony, marking the junior class’ transition to becoming upperclassmen.

Junior bling rings in upperclassmen status

March 9, 2017

Last week, Sacred Hearts Academy juniors officially became upperclassmen through the annual Junior Ring ceremony. The ceremony has been a school tradition...

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Picture courtesy of Kevin Kirk

Running into track and field season

February 21, 2017

As the winter athletic season comes to an end, athletes are getting ready for the upcoming spring season. Sacred Hearts Academy’s track and field...

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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Super Bowl Ll break records, goes into OT

February 16, 2017

This year’s Super Bowl broke multiple records, including the biggest comeback by any team and the first game in Super Bowl’s history to go into overtime. The...

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Melina O’Reilly  shares with teacher Mary Ellen Miller how she plans to purify guinea worm infested waters in Ghana.

Young chemists find ways to purify water

February 7, 2017

Millions of people across the globe lack clean drinking water, which is a leading factor in increased rates of poverty, hunger and illiteracy. It is also...

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Sacred Hearts Academy sophomore Christiann Arakawa defends the ball against Pac-Five High School senior Kayla Kunihisa. The Lancers said Pac-Five was one of the toughest teams they played. Photo by Malie Woods.

Lancer soccer heads to state championships

January 31, 2017

After a competitive season, the Sacred Hearts Academy varsity soccer team will take on the best in the state this week. The Lancers (2-9-1) kick off...

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Dance concert leaps into winter with dance medley

January 4, 2017

Every year, Sacred Hearts Academy gets into the holiday spirit with a student performance of “The Nutcracker.” This year, however, the annual winter...

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After receiving the state championship trophy, the Saint Louis football team sings the schools alma mater to family and friends at Aloha Stadium. Photo by Kekaimalie Woods.

Crusaders take Open Division title over Kahuku

November 22, 2016

Among a crowd of more than 20,000 football fans, drenched with team pride and soggy weather, Saint Louis School took the high school state championship...

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Butter Mochi Pancakes and KFC Waffles are customer favorites at Koa Cafe. Photo credit: Danelle Vicencio


November 14, 2016

Those craving a classic pancake breakfast know to go to Koa Pancake House, which has been a Kaimuki favorite for years. Recently, however, the eatery opened...

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The Academy’s Air Riflery team pose for a picture after the tournament. Photo Credit: Coach Ryan.

Riflery shoots for the best at ILH championships

November 8, 2016

This year, eight air riflery members from Sacred Hearts Academy made it to the Interscholastic League of Honolulu (ILH) championships. This was the most...

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Photo credit: Jenelle Ho

‘Empowering Yourself by Empowering Others’

October 20, 2016

For 15 years, juniors at Sacred Hearts Academy have coordinated an annual FAST for the high school. The theme for this year’s event, which happens this...

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Category 4 Hurricane Iniki hit Hawaii in 1992 and was among the most severe hurricanes in the state’s history. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Are you prepared for a hurricane?

October 11, 2016

Hurricane season in Hawaii is in full effect until November. And although residents have experienced minor damage from hurricanes over the past several...

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Photo credit: Ellena Igari

The Club Lowdown

October 4, 2016

Glee Club Q & A with: Mahealani Sims-Tulba, President The Glee Club provides an opportunity for those who have a passion for singing to showcase...

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[Video] Happy 107th Birthday, Sacred Hearts Academy!

September 15, 2016

Click on the video above and watch an audio slideshow put together from the 107th Sacred Hearts Academy Birthday Assembly. Check out this video recap...

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Trending App: Wishbone

Trending App: Wishbone

September 14, 2016

Iced fraps or milk teas? Vans or Converse shoes? These are just a few “this or that” type questions found on trending app Wishbone. The app allows...

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Lancers gear up for Fall sports season

August 31, 2016

As a new school year begins, Academy students are not only hitting the books but the courts and fields as well. This fall, the sports line-up consists...

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