Hawaii Scholastic Journalism Association

Pits competing at the Big West Conference

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...

ACSLU’s partnership with a free screening of the film, “Marshall”

Shane Grace Deloso and Braeden Bucao

September 9, 2017

Alphonso Braggs and Mark Davis are informing students about the film "Marshall." A partnership between American Civil Liberties Union of Hawai’i (ACLU) and Michael Koskoff, the screenplay co-writer of  the film, “M...

A still from Marshall. Photo courtesy of the ACLU.

We Need Better Leaders

September 9, 2017

Segregation and Justice

Christina Kim, Iolani Imua newsroom member

September 9, 2017

The public is invited to a free screening of the new movie "Marshall," an event of segregation that still happens today. "Marshall," the movie reflects back to the 1930's when segregation was a big problem. Thurgood Marshall,...

Small town troubles portrayed by two local women in musical, The Spitfire Grill

Matthew Calulot

September 9, 2017

  Rebirth. Change. Seasons. Beginnings. These themes are addressed in the newest musical play, The Spitfire Grill. The songs and the story of this character-centric play delve into social issues in the small fictional to...

Marshall a Film Made to Educate

Makena Pauly, Rafaela Sofia Domingo - James Campbell High School, Copy Editor, Journalist

September 9, 2017

The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii (ACLU), presents Marshall, a  true story about the early life of Thurgood Marshall, a lawyer renowned for his role in the Brown vs BOE case. As WWII initiates, Marshall intervenes i...