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Express Your Appreciation on Campus This November

Maya Kaniaupio, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2017


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Once Halloween passes, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of the holiday season. There are days of anticipation leading up to that endless Thanksgiving buffet, and Christmas starts to take over every aspect of the commercial world. While all enjoy these holidays, many tend to only appreciate these...

Does Silent Lunch Eliminate Freedom of Speech or Teach Discipline?

Does Silent Lunch Eliminate Freedom of Speech or Teach Discipline?

Amber Arima, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2017


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During the quarter four of the 2016-2017 school year, seventh graders at Kamehameha Middle School weren’t allowed to talk during lunch. Vice Principal, Mr. Kyle Atabay, initiated this policy due to the disrespect of some students when told to be quiet. Eighth grader, Liliana Ciraulo, said, “I felt...

The demise of Hawaiian youth falls upon lack of ancestral understanding

Christopher Jenkins, Guest Writer

April 18, 2017


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  Today, Hawaiians are rated higher than any other ethnicity. The statistics of such native islanders soar higher than any other cultural people. Unfortunately, the demographical categories in which our people are leading are “obesity, illiteracy, and incarceration” (Hawaii). Our Hawaiian people as a whole have veered away from the perseverant and strong-willed chara...

Does Song Contest Unite or Divide?

Does Song Contest Unite or Divide?

Staff Editorial, Photo Courtesy of Michael Young

March 19, 2016


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This year’s song contest theme is ‘O Hawai’i Ku’u Kulāiwi: “songs of my be­loved homeland”. Specta­tors probably assume that, as students of Kamehameha, we all have the mindset that allows us to take the theme to heart as we share our songs with the world, but that’s almost never the...

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