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In 1963, Bernie Sanders was arrested while protesting racial segregation in Chicago – Courtesy of the Chicago Tribune

Gracie’s take on the 2016 presidential candidates

Note: Content in the Editorial page represents the opinion of the writer and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Ka ‘Ohana or its staff. The 2016 presidential election has been one of hot debate. The country wants serious change from someone not in cahoots with harmful political agendas. Both […]

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Atelier director William Zwick – Courtesy of Bonnie Beatson

Hone your art skills this summer with Atelier

Interested in taking up art as a profession? This summer, WCC is offering the atelier art course, which will meet Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from May 23 to July 1. Atelier (pronounced ah-tell-yay) is the French word for workshop or studio. The six-week course follows […]

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Brandy Kahawai (left) and Michelle Ah Mook Sang (right) – Cynthia Lee Sinclair

My journey back to school

A tale of two moms This is the tale of two different moms who have successfully come back to school after many years. Michelle Ah Mook Sang is the current president of WCC’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society of two-year colleges and academic programs. Phi Theta […]

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The Hokulani Imaginarium’s new show ‘eclipses’ all other entertainment.

‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ arrives in Hawai‘i

On Friday, March 11 at 8:15 p.m., Hōkūlani Imaginarium will host the premiere of “Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon,” a computer-generated graphic and light show. It will feature the classic rock band Pink Floyd’s eighth studio album, which was one of the most popular amongst its fans […]

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Maximizing the minimum wage

Maximizing the minimum wage

Hawai‘i ushered in a hike in the minimum wage this year, bringing it to $8.50 an hour. The increase will be followed by additional raises in 2017 and 2018 to a maximum of $10.10 an hour. The bill, which was signed by former Governor Neil Abercrombie on May 23, 2014, […]

Oakland graffiti artist Kalani Ware working on his abstract mural at Pow! Wow! Hawai‘i – Dutches K. Richards

Understanding art with Kalani Ware

Pow! Wow! Hawai’i attracts artists from around the country, and among them this year was abstract graffiti artist Kalani Ware. The 28-year-old from Oakland, California, was not an official Pow! Wow! artist but wanted to come to the event to meet other artists, to be inspired and to paint an […]

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Palikū Arts Festival celebrates the creative spirit

Palikū Arts Festival celebrates the creative spirit

WCC will be having its 6th annual Palikū Arts Festival on Saturday, April 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Palikū Theatre Plaza and Hale Pālanakila art spaces. Students and their ‘ohana are welcome at the free event, which brings together WCC art students and artists from the […]