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What do you think about the recent Mauna Loa eruption? (December 5, 2022)
What do you think about the recent Mauna Loa eruption? (December 5, 2022)
Riko Santos, Back Page Editor • December 5, 2022

Question: What do you think about the recent Mauna Loa eruption? At the end of November, the volcano on the Big Island, Mauna Loa, erupted,...

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Ava Kagimoto
Ava Kagimoto
Managing Editor Assistant

Ava Kagimoto is a current sophomore, and first year journalist. She enjoys dancing hula, reading, journaling, and acting. This year, Ava wants to improve her writing skills.

Computer Science Week
Computer Science Week
Emi Lew, Staff Writer • December 6, 2022

Due to technology’s quickly advancing development, Mid-Pacific is making a push to educate its students about the digital world with Computer...

Illustration of a girl thinking about life
An Update on COVID-19
Emi Lew, Staff Writer • November 15, 2022

No more masks, no more distancing, and more owl pride. This year is about introducing a new normal, blending tradition with modifications. “It...

Happy Aloha United Way Week!
Happy Aloha United Way Week!
Riko Santos, Staff Writer • October 25, 2022

Students have kicked off the first Aloha United Way week after two years of its cancellation due to the pandemic.  In past years, Mid Pacific...

New Ninth Grade Social Studies and MPX Teacher: Lanaly Cabalo
New Ninth Grade Social Studies and MPX Teacher: Lanaly Cabalo
Josephine Brewer, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022

New Mid-Pacific ninth-grade social studies and MPX teacher, Lanaly Cabalo, has always had a passion for theater. “I started doing theater...

Infographic on the Cause and Effects of Climate Change around the world.
Hawaii: On The Brink of Ruin
Ellie Fink, Staff Writer • November 17, 2022

Last week, hurricane Ian leveled Florida with winds topping 155 mph; and that’s just the latest sign that the earth is taking a beating. Scientists...

Now Airing: The Fantasticks
Now Airing: The Fantasticks
Ava Kaneshiro, Staff Writer • October 20, 2022

Linda Johnson’s production of The Fantasticks is airing tonight at 4:30 PM, free and exclusive for students tonight. The performance dates...

Students of Mid-Pacific dance Hula in the Pūpūkahi Spring Concert 2022 Pi o Ke Ānuenue.
How to Learn Hula Innovatively
Ava Kagimoto, Staff Writer • December 1, 2022

Michael Casupang, Kumu of the halau Pūpūkahi, had a more unique and positive outlook on the pandemic rather than a negative one. Casupang describes...

Last Year of Mid-Pacific Pac-5 Football
Last Year of Mid-Pacific Pac-5 Football
Alexander Haugaard, Staff Writer • October 13, 2022

Pac-5 Football will be played at Mid-Pacific for the last time this year, after a long history for almost five decades. This season has had...

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...

Mid-Pacific Student: Road Safety Experts?
Mid-Pacific Student: Road Safety Experts?
Ryan Choi, Staff Writer • November 29, 2022

One of the rights of passage for teens is driving. And from the looks of it, Mid-Pacific drivers are making it through this passage safely. Driving can be difficult and dangerous, but Mid-Pacific students are careful enough to not have accidents. We know the potential hazards associated with driving: using electronic devices, and driving when drunk or driving under the influence. The reckless...

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Senior Shin Kaneko shows the green text from chatting with a non-Apple device.
Apple's Ecosystem
Archer Liang, Staff Writer • November 15, 2022

Apple is getting boring. They used the same old design. They market the best sound (picture and quality) ever. They used the most confident pyramid hand gestures while presenting the product. In Apple’s September event, their new products were groundbreaking again. Magical again. Larger again. Supersized again. Yawn… The event exhibits a new series of iPhones, Apple watches and some, honestly,...

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Crowd forms as the Womens March begins to protest for abortion rights.
One Step Forward, Ten Steps Back
Josephine Brewer, Staff Writer • November 1, 2022

It feels like our country is one step forward and ten steps back. We have new AI technology, genome editing, and the first female vice president, which are signs of progress; however reproductive rights are being taken away. After almost 50 years of protecting reproductive rights, Roe v Wade was overturned by the Supreme Court this summer. The protection of the right for women to have a legal abortion...

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