Hawaii Scholastic Journalism Association

Hruba for the Win

Mahina Henry, Student Journalist

September 10, 2016

University of Hawaii freshman tennis player Marina Hruba accomplished what some say might be the impossible. In the Czech Republic Hruba was unable to balance school and tennis. Her coaches and classmates did not take a liking ...

Hruba leaves unsupportive Czech and strives in UH

Leigh Acio

September 10, 2016

Marina Hruba, sophomore attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa, overcame the obstacle of people not supporting the one thing she loves to play: tennis. Hruba, who was originally from Prague, Czech Republic, was recruited...

Hruba’s Transition to Hawai’i

Emily Moriyama, Student Journalist

September 10, 2016

Wearing her puka shell necklace and slippers, UH tennis player and 2016 Big West Freshman of the Year, Marina Hruba, spoke out about her school and career transition from Europe to Hawaii. She experienced a huge but smooth transition. ...

Art preservation through Hawaii’s first billenial

Janet Chavez, Tamera-Leialoha Vivao, and Angelica Relente

September 10, 2016

Breathtaking beaches, vibrant blue skies and hula dancers. A typical snapshot of Hawaii, correct? Not according to curator Isabella Hughes. Co-Founder and Director Hughes will showcase the work of local and international artist...

UH Manoa Sophomore Athletes

Alanis Santiago-Rodriguez,Camille Nevarez-Hernandez, Caitlin Barbour, Coby Foreman, Destiny St.Amant, Reporter

September 10, 2016

University of Hawaii Manoa sophomore tennis player Marina Hruba and swimmer Aiden Pike share a common mindset to focus solely on themselves and the game ahead, instead of other competitors. Both also do not want to pursue professional...

Common Cause Hawai’i works to Register Voters

Amy Nakamura, 'Iolani School

September 10, 2016

Due to low voter turnout numbers, Common Cause Hawai'i is championing the implementation of an online automatic voter registration system. This would mean that Hawai'i residents would be automatically registered to vote in local...

Art: A Cultural Window

Julia Kim and Emily Kim, Ka Punahou Staff Writer

September 10, 2016

According to Isabella Ellaheh Hughes, the Co-Founder of the Honolulu Biennial Foundation, “There’s a beautiful culture beyond what media says.” Many people have an artificial understanding of other cultures around the w...

Voting barriers will decrease via driver’s license registry

Kailanianna Ablog

September 10, 2016

With the disappointing 34 percent voter turnout during the August primary election, it is essential that barriers hindering citizens from exercising their rights are eliminated. A new proposal submitted by Common Cause Ha...

Marina Hruba, Tennis All Star

Becca Meyer and Noe Nekotani

September 10, 2016

Becca Meyer & Noe Nekotani Sacred Hearts Academy Ka Leo   Becoming an athlete can be taxing, especially in the case of European tennis player, Marina Hruba. Currently a sophomore at the University of Hawai’i ...