Theater instructor Taurie Kinoshita is committed to her students’ success – Cynthia Lee Sinclair

They call her Madame Director

“Theater is the most beautiful thing in the world to me,” said WCC theater instructor Taurie Kinoshita. “It is the only art form which encompasses all art forms: music, dance, literature, poetry, 2D visual art and composition, design, use of line and color, 3D visual art/architecture, use of bodies in […]

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Students at Castle High School use their phones as they wait for class – Courtesy of Esther Higa

Meet Generation Z: The Digital Natives

Technology like iPods and MySpace were introduced to millennials during their teenage years. But Generation Z was born with a digital footprint and soon labeled screen addicts with eight second attention spans. Generation Z (or the Digital Natives) is the group of people after Generation Y (commonly known as the […]

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Final Rain Bird wins national awards

Final Rain Bird wins national awards

Last year, the student editors of WCC’s literary and art journal chose to change its name from Rain Bird to Pueo, but they made sure the final issue of Rain Bird went out with a bang—actually, three of them. The judges’ statement from The American Scholastic Press Association said, “Rain […]

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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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WCC theater instructor grooms future actors

WCC theater instructor grooms future actors

Most know him as the confident man around campus with the loud, theatrical personality. He often, if not always, wears a Boston Scally cap to class. Theater instructor Nick Logue influences his students to strive to be the best actors they can be in and out of the classroom. His […]

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Participants drum and move to the rhythm of Drums Alive by Karen Watanabe – Debbra Baetz

Blue Zones Project promotes health

Free massages, yoga, a smoothie bike ride, a keiki food demonstration and a 75-foot inflatable obstacle course were a few of the activities at the Blue Zones Project Ko’olaupoko kickoff event on Oct. 16 at WCC. Blue Zones Project is a national program administered by healthcare company Healthways to help […]

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Harue McVay’s ceramic artwork: “35.5” x 21.5” x 18” (left) and 30” x 15” x 15” (right) – Courtesy of Bonnie Beatson

Artist displays the possibilities in ceramics

Exploring and experimenting with clay led to new discoveries for Harue McVay and spanned her career. McVay’s diverse ceramic work is on exhibit Oct. 25-Nov. 25 (except Veterans Day) from 1-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and Sundays at WCC’s Gallery ‘Iolani and features about 100 of her contemporary pieces from over three […]

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