Na Pueo

2020-2021 Staff

Jessica Hanthorn
Adviser

Jessica Hanthorn

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dillon Balantac

Dillon 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

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 Jr.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Watanabe
Staff Writer

Mehana Watanabe

Mehana Watanabe 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.Â...

Josephine Brewer
Staff Writer

Josephine Brewer

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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