Na Pueo

2020-2021 Staff

Jessica Hanthorn

Adviser

Jessica Hanthorn is an English teacher and serves as adviser for the Na Pueo staff. This is her fourth year advising student journalists at Mid-Pacific. She previously taught journalism at the collegiate level and worked as a newspaper...

Erin Goya

Editor in Chief

Erin Goya is a senior and a second-year journalist. She is also the Editor in Chief for Na Pueo News. Last year, her article was selected and published on the Best School Newspaper Online website, an accomplishment as only ten p...

Chelsee Sawai

News Editor

Chelsee Sawai is a junior and a second-year journalist. She is also the News Editor this year. Last year, her article was selected and published on the Best School Newspaper Online website, an accomplishment as only ten percent of submissi...

Siena Usui

Features Editor

Siena Usui is a junior and a third-year journalist. She is also the Features Editor this year. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, eat new foods, travel and take naps. This year in journalism, she hopes t...

Kamm Kojima

Sports Editor

Kamm Kojima is a junior and a second-year journalist. She is also the Sports Editor this year. In her free time, she plays piano, sings and watches TV and TikTok. She is a member of the Christian club at Mid-Pacific and the Fel...

Willow Hutchison

Editorial Editor

Willow Hutchison is a senior and a first-year journalist. She is also the Editorial Editor this year. In her free time, she likes to exercise, read and spend time with her family. This year in journalism, she hopes to be a great opinion...

Dillon Balantac

Social Media Editor

Dillion Balantac is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. He is also the Social Media Editor this year. In his free time, he enjoys photography. He is also a peer tutors for Study Buddies and participates in the Model Unite...

Amanda Yip

Online Editor

Amanda Yip is a senior and a first-year journalist. She is also one of the Online Editors for Na Pueo this year. In her free time, she enjoys sewing, exercising and spending time with her family and friends. She loves to desig...

Steven Aspera Jr.

Online Editor

Steven Aspera is a sophomore and a second-year journalist. He is currently one of the online editors for Na Pueo this year. He enjoys going to the beach, playing soccer, hanging out with friends and eating tons of food. This y...

Tia Shimabukuro

Backpage/Infographic Editor

Tia Shimabukuro is a junior and a second-year journalist. She is also the Backpage / Infographic Editor this year. In her free time, she likes to play with her three cats, sell her clothes on Depop, read stories on Wattpad and go ...

Charlize Gaudiello

Staff Writer

Charlize Gaudiello is a freshman and a first-year journalist. In her free time she likes to read and write. This year in journalism, she hopes to continue improving her writing skills. She also wishes for everyone to wear a m...

Riko Santos

Staff Writer

Riko Santos is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to dance hula, bake, hang out with her friends and go to the beach. This year in journalism, she hopes to improve her writing skills and learn...

Kenna Kaneshiro

Staff Writer

Kenna Kaneshiro is a sophomore and a second-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to cook, watch Netflix and go to the beach. This year in journalism, she hopes to advance in writing articles for all sections of Na Pueo. ...

Wyatt Cullison

Staff Writer

Wyatt Cullison is a senior and a second-year journalist. In his free time, he likes to play video games, board games and read. This year in journalism, he would like to grow and become a better journalist....

Kaitlin Yoshihara

Staff Writer

Kaitlin Yoshihara is a freshman and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to read, play tennis and video games and write. This year in journalism, she hopes to grow her knowledge in the different styles of writ...

Mehana Watanable

Staff Writer

Mehana Watanable is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to paddle and go to the beach with her friends and family. This year in journalism, she hopes to learn more about writing and publishing ar...

Taro Tsuji

Staff Writer

Taro Tsuji is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In his free time, he likes to swim, take photos and watch sports (such as basketball, football, and soccer). Within this year, he hopes to learn new skills in journalism ...

Kayla Tom

Staff Writer

Kayla Tom is a sophomore and a first year journalist. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, go to the beach and hike. She also likes boba. This year in journalism, she hopes to get better in writing, gain ...

Katelyn Oshiro

Staff Writer

Katelyn Oshiro is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to watch YouTube, nap, play tennis and listen to music. This year in journalism, she hopes to gain a different and more objective view on even...

Archer Liang

Staff Writer

Archer Liang is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In his free time, he likes to bake bread and croissants. He also likes to do academic arts with oil paints and charcoal. This year in journalism, he hopes to get more connected ...

Jamie Hiremath

Staff Writer

Jamie Hiremath is a junior and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to dance ballet, paint/draw, shop online and exercise. She is looking forward to contributing her ideas and creativity to the paper and learning more ...

Liam Higgins

Staff Writer

Liam Higgins is a freshman and a first-year journalist. In his free time, he likes to hang out with his friends and sleep. This year in journalism, he hopes to improve his writing skills.

Tyrael Goo

Staff Writer

Tyrael Goo is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In his free time, he likes to play piano and ukulele. He also writes and composes music and fiction series. He is also a current editor for Mid-Pacific’s Yearbook team....

Josephine Brewer

Staff Writer

Josephine Brewer is a freshman and first-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to play guitar, read and perform magic. This year in journalism, she hopes to become a better writer and be able to form good questions and...

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