Student News For Mid-Pacific

Na Pueo

Student News For Mid-Pacific

Na Pueo

Student News For Mid-Pacific

Na Pueo

2022-2023 Staff

Steven Aspera Jr.
News Editor

Steven Aspera Jr.

Steven Aspera is a senior and fourth-year journalist. This year, he is the News Editor. He enjoys going to the beach, hanging out with friends, and playing sports. He enjoys soccer and boxing, and his favorite beach activities a...

Katie Troske
Features Editor

Katie Troske

Katie Troske is a sophomore and a second-year journalist. This year, she is the Features Editor. She enjoys going to the beach, swimming, and spending time with her friends and pets. This year, she hopes to gain more confiden...

Taylor Kim
Social Media Editor

Taylor Kim

Taylor Kim is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. This year, she is the Social Media Editor. Taylor has a strong passion in keeping up with all the latest trends and enjoys dancing in her free time, as well as traveling on b...

Carly Kaneshiro
Staff Writer

Carly Kaneshiro

Carly Kaneshiro is a sophomore and a first-year journalist. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, going on hikes with friends, and listening to music. She does paddling and hula year-round. This year in journalism, she plans t...

Charley Paulino
Staff Writer

Charley Paulino

Charley Paulino is a freshman and a first-year journalist. She likes to play sports like soccer, softball, and any athletic activity. In her free time she bakes and reads. Her favorite genre to read is mystery, young adult sc...

Ryan Choi
Staff Writer

Ryan Choi

Ryan Choi is a junior and first-year journalist. Ryan joined journalism to improve his writing skills and learn about how journalism works. In his free time, Ryan enjoys playing sports, games, and hanging out with his friends. T...

Johnathan Aspera
Staff Writer

Johnathan Aspera

Johnathan Aspera is a freshman and a first-year journalist for Na Pueo. In his free time he likes to go to the beach, watch Netflix and YouTube, play soccer, bodyboard, and skateboard. He plays for the Bulls soccer team and i...

Ava Kagimoto
Managing Editor Assistant

Ava Kagimoto

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.

Ellie Fink
Back Page Editor Assistant

Ellie Fink

Elizabeth (Ellie) Fink is a freshman and first-year journalist. Her hobbies include sleeping, going to the beach, and traveling. She’s also a violinist in the school’s orchestra. This year, she hopes to become a better wr...

Emi Lew
Back Page Editor Assistant

Emi Lew

Emi Lew is a freshman and first year journalism student. She enjoys listening to music, drawing, reading and caring for her two cats. In the coming year, she aspires to improve her writing and get closer with the Mid-Pacific com...

Riko Santos
Back Page Editor

Riko Santos

Riko Santos is a senior and a second-year journalist. This year, she is the Back Page Editor. Riko hopes to better balance college applications, homework, and a job after school as the year progresses.

Alex Haugaard
Sports Editor Assistant

Alex Haugaard

Alex Haugaard is a first year journalism student and a current senior. In his free time, he likes to play sports and hangout with friends. He is excited to be on the Na Pueo team this year.

Roland Nipps
Advisor

Roland Nipps

This is Mr. Nipps’s first year teaching Journalism. Before teaching, he worked as a reporter and editor at several New England newspapers. His journalism hero is Dan Rather. Mr. Nipps has taught Language Arts for 26 years, his...

Charlize Gaudiello
Editor-in-Chief

Charlize Gaudiello

Charlize Gaudiello is a sophomore and second year journalist. This year she is the Opinion editor. Charlize likes reading, writing, listening to music, and taking care of her plants. She hopes for the best for Na Pueo this acade...

Mehana Watanabe
Opinion Editor

Mehana Watanabe

Mehana Watanabe is a senior and a third-year journalist. This year, she is the Opinion Editor. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach, shopping with friends, and spending time with her family. She is excited and look...

Kayla Tom
Co-Social Media Editor

Kayla Tom

Kayla Tom is a junior and a second-year journalist. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her friends, go to the beach, go hiking, shopping, and eating, etc. Kayla plays basketball and is on the Mid-Pacific varsity bask...

Archer Liang
Illustration Head / Design Editor

Archer Liang

Archer Liang is a senior and third-year journalist. He is the Illustration Head and Design Editor of Na Pueo. In his free time, he likes to bake bread, play the violin, and do academic arts. He has a goal of engaging in the j...

Tyrael Goo
Online Editor/Photo Editor

Tyrael Goo

Tyrael Goo is a senior and a second-year journalist. They are the Na Pueo Online editor and the Ke Ānuenue Editor-in-Chief. In their free time, Tyrael enjoys reading, playing games, and hanging out with friends. This year, Ty...

Josephine Brewer
Managing Editor

Josephine Brewer

Josephine Brewer is a sophomore in her second year of journalism. She is the features editor this year. She likes to play guitar, read, and bake. She hopes to produce great work for Na Pueo this year.  ...

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