Hawaii Scholastic Journalism Association

As Humble As A Bee

Thalia Khau, Student

September 10, 2016

A towering 6 feet tall, Marina Hruba, a sophomore tennis player at the University of Hawai’i, had a superb first season as a freshman transitioning from her culture in the Czech Republic, to being given the honor as the Big Wes...

Sports Non-stop?

Yankun Zhao, Ka Punahou Staff Writer

September 10, 2016

From diving into a pool at 6:30 in the morning or swinging a racket at 2:30 in the afternoon, the lives of many college athletes goes unnoticed. Having sacrificed many opportunities, these players want to become the best in their...

Bringing Art to the Island

Chelbi Juan, Student

September 10, 2016

Isabella Hughes grew up on the island of Oahu, as a young girl she was always fascinated by the arts and frequently visited the Bishop Museum. “[My parents] would always take me to the Bishop Museum when I was younger, back...

Oceania’s Creative Capital

Isabelle Rhee, Ka Punahou Staff Writer

September 10, 2016

In the eyes of tourists and non-locals, Hawaii is viewed as the land of beaches, hula dancers, and the stereotypical tropical paradise. Although much of Hawaiian culture is portrayed through movies and TV-shows, Isabella Ellaheh...

Common Cause pushes for Automatic Voter Registration

Annissa Burcham, Jannah Kalai, and Chaeley Winkler

September 10, 2016

      Common Cause Hawaii is once again advocating for automatic voter registration despite systematic concerns with federal law and privacy.      Under the proposal that will go before the state Legislat...

Bringing Cultures Together

Floyd Ravago, Co-Editor and Chief

September 10, 2016

 From March 8 to May 8 the Honolulu 2017 Biennial will come to Oahu and hopes to merge Hawaiian culture and other international cultures together. “Hawaii is the middle of nowhere or in the center of everything. We believe ...

Not Just for Vacation

Alisha Churma '19, Eve Huddleston '19, and Jasmine Kung '19

September 10, 2016

     With 2,285 miles of open ocean isolating the Hawaiian Islands from the nearest body of land, people perceive the Aloha State as a heavenly vacation destination -- not a center for art.    However, Isabella Ellaheh Hug...

Automatic Voting Registration Tries Again

Amanda Herolaga and Cana Tagawa

September 10, 2016

In the near future, anyone obtaining a driver's license in Hawaii would automatically be registered to vote under a plan announced by a non-partisan advocacy group. Common Cause Hawaii says it plans to lobby the State Legislatur...

2017 Honolulu Biennial Celebrates Culture and Art

Taylor Ann Ono

September 10, 2016

“Middle of Now and Here,” the theme of the 2017 Honolulu Biennial, is the celebration of Hawaii’s unique culture through contemporary art. The biennial, which takes place in various locations across Oahu from March 8th to May 8th...