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The stars call … for writing and art! WCC’s literary journal seeks student submissions

The stars call … for writing and art! WCC’s literary journal seeks student submissions

The Pueo wants you to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no one has gone before and create what only you can create. We ask you to create and submit your art, stories, poems, screenplays, comics — your proud works to […]

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Poet, writer and Windward Community College student Ashley Shankles (a.k.a, Ashley Nakanishi) – Patrick Hascall

Student’s poetry gets published

WCC student Ashley Shankles (a.k.a. Ashley Nakanishi), shares her life experience through poetry and just had her first poetry collection published by Pueo Press. She titles the book, Blood, Sweat, and Breast Milk, as a response to the grief over the loss of a dear friend and ex-lover of hers […]

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Legalization of marijuana could present a solution for Hawai’i

The state of Hawaiʻi has the highest cost of living in the U.S., and many residents struggle to make ends meet. Nonetheless, state legislators are eyeing tax hikes on gas and the general excise tax (GET), which has already gone up more than 25 percent since the 1990s. Legislators raised […]

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The struggle: Immersion education for a westernized world

The struggle: Immersion education for a westernized world

Aikue Napoleon can often be found sitting at his usual table at the Kailua Starbucks–laptop and textbook open, earbuds in, hard at work. The 20-year-old Kapi‘olani Community College student is a regular at the coffee shop, where he spends a few hours most weekday afternoons studying. He said it takes […]

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Chef Reza Azeri sits at the bar top of his restaurant Baci Bistro located in Kailua. – Kristen Kumakura

Cooking with passion at Baci Bistro

He runs back and forth in the kitchen, opens the walk-in fridge and freezer, checks to see if the line is ready and chops up fresh vegetables all while keeping an eye on a pot of simmering fresh tomato sauce. Baci Bistro executive chef and co-owner Reza Azeri is always […]

Brian Cox catches air on his BMX – Sean Romuar

Black and white is worth the fight

Brian Cox’s life is a study in duality – and perseverance. The 23-year-old WCC student is a talented BMX rider and photographer as well as a recovering drug addict. “I’m on both ends of the spectrum,” Cox says. “I’m either really stoked or excited on something that I’m doing or […]

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Pau violence on UH campuses

April is both Child Abuse Awareness Month and Sexual Violence Awareness Month.   Child Abuse The statistics on child abuse are staggering. According to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, one in five girls and one in six boys in the U.S. are victims of child sexual […]

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