Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Sacred Hearts Academy  |   Honolulu, Hawaii

Ka Leo

Mercedes Anacleto

Mercedes Anacleto , Social Media Editor, Reporter

Mercedes Anacleto is a second-year Journalism student in her Senior Year. She is the Social Media and Sports editor.  During her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, being adventurous outdoors, and listening to music. As a student journalist, she trusts herself that she can inspire others and portray her skills. She looks forward to making a change in the school and inspiring others to join. Outside of school, Mercedes is involved with photography, surfing, hanging out with friends, and JROTC. 

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The Crusader and Lancer team show off their winning routine at a pep rally on the Academy campus last week. They won their second national title this year. All photos by Mercedes Anacleto.

Male cheer team hoists over stereotypes

February 28, 2020

For a sport that’s become predominantly female, Saint Louis School senior Odyn Kane is proud to be part of the state’s first all-male cheer team.  “(People...

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Senior Rachel Faith Javier took her passion for performing to a higher level after the passing of her older brother. She plays an ukulele gifted by him and believes its like he is always with her whenever she performs. Music, she said, is also how she coped with his passing. Today, the high school teen enjoys sharing her talents as part of the Academys worship team and recently auditioned for American Idol. Photo by Kirsten Aoyagi.

Singing her way to ‘Idol’ stage

December 5, 2019

As Sacred Hearts Academy senior Rachel Faith Javier stepped out to what would be one of the biggest auditions of her life, she kept her late brother in...

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Artist Jenny Floro paints a mural on a traffic signal box in Kaimuki; it’s one of 26 boxes that got makeovers as part of a project coordinated by Street Art Hawaii. Photo by Kirsten Aoyagi.

Street art colors Honolulu communities

November 2, 2019

 As artist Jenny Floro puts the final touches on a mural near the Kaimuki fire station, onlookers are already praising her work. The painting of locally-grown...

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The varsity volleyball team after the game with the division II championship trophy. The Lancers beat two-time defending champion Le Jardin Academy.

Varsity volleyball takes state championship title

November 6, 2018

For the second time in Sacred Hearts Academy’s 110-year-history, the varsity volleyball team took home a state title, defeating former two-time division...

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Lily Kahawai passing up the first ball for the last point against Le Jardin. The last play of the JV Gold’s season.

Undefeated champions

November 6, 2018

“We’re like a pack of wolves. Hungry for the win and always have each others back,” sophomore and captain of junior varsity (JV) team Sarah Fiaseu...

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