Hawaii Scholastic Journalism Association

Nothing is JUST Black and White: ‘The Good Person of Szechwan’

Mayuri Natsu, Journalist for Imua

September 20, 2018

Gender politics, capitalism and class-power struggles are all relevant issues in today’s society. But the source of this upcoming UH Manoa performance is a play written during the rise of Nazis in 1930 Germany. "The Good...

New Voices with New Stories

Maile Morrell, Ewa Naupaka Editor

September 16, 2018

When she was still in high school, Chavonnie Ramos struggled with writing relatable and enticing stories for her school’s newspaper because administrators kept a tight grasp on the type of content students could publish. Discouragement...

Audience No Longer Audience in the Remake of Bertolt Brecht’s Play, ‘The Good Person of Szechwan’

Jaxine Wong, Roosevelt High School Yearbook Staffer

September 15, 2018

Ike Webster shifts in his chair with an almost nervous energy, seeking questions and ready to give answers, passionate about his adaptation of Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan. Webster is following in Brecht’s foo...

Softball player Heather Cameron

Daniel Cho, 'Iolani School Imua reporter

September 12, 2018

Heather Cameron, who is a catcher of the UH Mānoa softball team, provides a great example of time management and leadership. Being a catcher, she said, trained her to become responsible of the team, as she had to maintain control...

Heather Cameron’s life as a student athlete

Kelvin Ku, McKinley High School's The Pinion assistant editor

September 9, 2018

Heather Cameron is a softball player at UH Manoa and she leads her team as a catcher. She received a scholarship to come from southern California to play as a softball player and is currently majoring in marine biology. She is a ver...

Michelle Pits’s Choice

Michelle Pits’s Choice

September 11, 2017

Being A Tennis Player

Kanani Orta, McKinley High School's The Pinion reporter

September 11, 2017

Michelle Pits, a University of Hawaii sophomore tennis player, was born in Australia and raised there. When she was 4 years old she would always watch the other girls while they played tennis. Pits wanted to practice with them bu...

Pits trains for next tennis season

Alexandria Buchanan, McKinley High School's The Pinion assistant editor

September 9, 2017

At 4 years old, Michelle Pits had her first opportunity to play tennis. As a teenager she qualified to play singles and doubles in the Australian Open, and now, as a sophomore in college, Pits has big plans this year for her tea...

Rachael Uyeno

Noah Agnea, Student

September 9, 2017

Rachael Uyeno started out as a little toddler, running around the fields singing “The Hills Are Alive,” from the musical, The Sound Of Music. Now she is pursuing her acting career playing the role of Shelby, a 30-year old,...

Jorin Young

Brady Goo, Student

September 9, 2017

Background Info: Best Musical of 2001 (New York Magazine) Based on a 1996 film by Lee David Zlotoff Book and music by James Valcq Book and lyrics by Fred Alley Spitfire Grill Who: Jorin Young (Percy), Christine Lamborn...

Hope-filled musical,”The Spitfire Grill” to perform at Kennedy Theater

Mikaella Liban, WHS Staff Writer

September 9, 2017

Frolicking in a field reenacting The Sound of Music is Rachael Uyeno’s earliest memory of acting, as for Jorin Young, her memory is of her as a munchkin in a play, before both of them are reborn into the musical The Spitfire Gr...