Editorial

Which presidential candidates have impressed you? Are you planning to vote in the election next year?

Which presidential candidates have impressed you? Are you planning to vote in the election next year?

The only presidential candidate who has caught my attention in a positive way is Senator Bernie Sanders. He stands up for the middle and lower class and truly wants to better our country. I will definitely vote in this election because in no way do I want Donald Trump to […]

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How do you use and feel about social media?

How do you use and feel about social media?

On average, I spend about two hours a day on social media and texting. Some days a little more, others a little less. The positive impacts of this technology include the ability to keep in touch with friends and family that may live far away. FaceTime allows us to visually […]

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Governor Ige – Courtesy of the Governor's Office

If you were to meet with Governor Ige, what issue(s) would you ask him about and why?

I would ask Governor Ige what issue is most important to you to resolve at this time. Why, and how? I’d ask this questions so that I know where he stands, or what he values and what his plans are to resolve it. – Michelle Medeiros   It would be […]

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What do you think of the $1 million pay raise being given to University of Hawai’i executives and managers?

What do you think of the $1 million pay raise being given to University of Hawai’i executives and managers?

One million dollars certainly is a sharp pay raise. It would be fantastic to see that extra money invested back into the school, such as repairing and updating sections of the school, funding clubs and programs, and making expenses less costly for students. – Thomas Rose   Personally, I don’t […]

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How informed are we?

How informed are we?

Are Americans apathetic about current events? Do we rely on social media for our news? Ka ‘Ohana recently conducted a poll on campus to see if these concerns were true. Sixty-two students were given questions and asked NOT to use their mobile devices to look up answers. The idea for […]

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Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea?

Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea?

I believe the people in protest of the TMT to be built on Mauna Kea have legitimate reasons to be outraged. Thirteen telescopes are already built on the land and to have this one built would demolish five acres of land. However, this is no ordinary telescope; it propels Hawai‘i […]

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How many hours a day do you spend on social media? What are the impacts of this technology on society?

How many hours a day do you spend on social media? What are the impacts of this technology on society?

In total, possibly two hours. Social skills, communication and physicality all go out the window. On one hand, we have not been more connected as a people. Conversely, we have not been more disconnected to the people around us. We drown ourselves in technology and become dependent on it in […]

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