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Students toss their caps in the air as they transition from high school students to a group of alumni.
Seniors decide on colleges
Chelsee Sawai, Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2022

By Chelsee Sawai Staff Writer Mid-Pacific seniors are able to exhale a sigh of relief and reflect on their college application process...

2021-2022 Editors-in-Chief, Siena Usui and Chelsee Sawai.
Goodbye Na Pueo
Siena Usui and Chelsee Sawai May 23, 2022

“Hope” captures my sense of the year. Restrictions eased, events increased, and normalcy made a comeback. Prom, an integral part of high school life, was an experience for...

With heads in hands, students study in the library, preparing for final assessments.
Do grades actually matter?
Joaquin Mejia, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

By Joaquin Mejia Staff Writer No matter what class you take, you are bound to hear students questioning the education system with “when are we going to use this,” or...

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Late or absent buses due to the lack of bus drivers make student athletes late to practices and games.
Bus shortages affect athletic gatherings
Grant Hogan, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

Athletes' transportation to games and practices had a sudden shortage this year. Mid-Pacific believes that the bus shortages are COVID-19...

Late or absent buses due to the lack of bus drivers make student athletes late to practices and games.
Bus shortages affect athletic gatherings
Grant Hogan, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

Athletes' transportation to games and practices had a sudden shortage this year. Mid-Pacific believes that the bus shortages are COVID-19 related. “There are plenty of...

Freshman Kyler Shojinaga gets ready to release the ball during the JV championships against Kamehameha.
JV baseball brought home championship victory
Kanoa Young, Staff Writer • May 18, 2022

By Kanoa Young Staff Writer Mid-Pacific Institute’s Junior Varsity baseball team grasped victory in the Interscholastic League of Honolulu for the first time since the 2017-2018...

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What is your earliest memory of music?
What is your earliest memory of music?
Rose Matsunaga, Contributing Artist • March 11, 2021

A simple podcast that dives into the thoughts, memories, and lives of different people. Bringing to light the difference in perspectives at focus around the same topic. In this episode we go over the topic “what is the earliest memory of music” with three guests and the host Rose Matsunaga. Many more podcasts produced by Mid-Pacific's Writing for Media class available on Anchor and Spotify

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High school with COVID: what Mid-Pacific’s seniors are feeling
High school with COVID: what Mid-Pacific’s seniors are feeling
Jill Morimoto, Contributing Artist • March 10, 2021

We know that this year has taken a turn, for the worse or better in different aspects. For seniors all over the world, this last, most important year of high school is being taken from them. Jill Morimoto spoke to a few of her classmates and class advisors on the feelings of seniors. Want to know what’s to come and how your classmates are feeling? Listen to Mid-Pacific’s Seniors today! Many...

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How influencers can affect our self-image
How influencers can affect our self-image
Brandon Watanabe, Contributing Artist • March 9, 2021

A teenager discusses how fitness influencers affect teenagers who browse on social media to follow models/body builders/actors that share their workouts and show their physique. Many more podcasts produced by Mid-Pacific's Writing for Media class available on Anchor and Spotify

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