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Tiare Fit: A fusion of Tahitian and zumba

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Kanoe Perreira, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013

Instructor, Kanani Dias, smiled and turned on the music while she walked to the front of the class. Members of Tiare Fit stood in lines, ready for a class that combines both zumba and Tahitian dance. Classes are now regularly held at the Manoa Dance Studio on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. Classes are also... Read more »

Girl Rising


Starr Benson , Staff Writer
November 18, 2013

According to the World Bank Education Statistics, 9.9 million school-aged girls are out of school in Nigeria, Pakistan, and Ethiopia. These are a few of the many countries that perceive the education for girls as unnecessary, unethical, and possibly a threat. While many American teenagers hope to be... Read more »

Top 10: Food places around O‘ahu

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Teagan Waialeale, Staff Writer
November 18, 2013

Here in Hawai‘i, food is a large part of the culture. On O‘ahu, various places around the island specialize in “local kine grinds.” Islanders travel long distances to eat some of their favorite dishes. Here’s a list of some of the Top 10 restaurants around the island known for their grub. 10.... Read more »

Social media turns into personal diaries

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Vina Cristobal, Staff Writer
November 18, 2013

A student had a rough week. She failed her pop quiz in her sociology class. Her boyfriend suddenly calls it quits. None of the workplaces that she applied to gave her the time of day. She wants an outlet to express her feelings of resentment, anger and frustration. She comes home and immediately logs... Read more »

Top 10: K-pop songs

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Alanah Torre, Staff Writer
November 11, 2013

Not too long ago the popular song “Gangnam Style” by PSY was released and has approximately 1.811 billion Youtube views. However, it wasn’t the first Korean Pop song to be a global sensation. To experience the “Hallyu Wave” or “Korean Wave,” here are ten K-pop songs to check out. 10. “Candy”... Read more »

Letʻs take a trip to Almost, Maine

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Starr Benson, Staff Writer
November 11, 2013

“Thereʻs gotta be something that makes you feel good or at least make sense in this world, or whatʻs the point, right?” For most, life doesnʻt always go as planned. While some try to organize every last detail of their life, most of the time it just doesnʻt happen. However, there are others who... Read more »

Hair has no limits


Terrance Aikens, Staff Writer
November 8, 2013

The night seemed more than spectacular for, Carima Robinson, as she got ready for the 2013 Paul Brown Hawaii presents “Candy Land” event. With October labeled as Hawaii’s fashion month, hair stylist Paul Brown made his Hawaii debut with the “Candy Land” PINK LUX Fashion showcase at The TRUMP... Read more »

Top 10: Most amazing video games


Winston Anderson, Staff Writer
November 4, 2013

Video games are an amazing means of entertainment for people of all ages. Both men and women alike spend hours and hours a day playing video games for fun. With all the different genres, everyone can have fun playing a game that satisfies their needs. These are 10 of the most amazing video games. 10.... Read more »

Duo spreads ‘urban aloha’ to Honolulu


Vina Cristobal, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013

Jenna Robinson, the founder of the non-profit event Urban Aloha, had no idea that a voice would impact hundreds of people in Hawaii. Robinson and her partner, Liz Kline, joined forces this summer to create Urban Aloha, a bi-annual non-profit event that benefits the Youth Outreach Center in Waikiki, where... Read more »

Chef Cassie is serving up Jamaican cuisine made with Aloha

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Winston Anderson, Staff Writer
November 1, 2013

Chef Caswell “Cassie” Simmonds is the owner of the most well known Jamaican restaurant on all of the main islands of Hawaii. His establishment, Jawaiian Irie Jerk, offers all of the exotic herbs and spices that blend to create authentic Jamaican cuisine. As time progresses the humble chef continues... Read more »