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November 28th, 2011 - 10:39 am § in Features, News, Photos, Videos

Breaking the ‘ice’

Group aims to lower meth use among young adults with bold new campaign By Alvin Park     The Hawai‘i Meth Project, a nonprofit organization aimed at curbing methamphetamine (or “ice”) abuse among teens, hopes to educate Hawai‘i’s youth about the dangers of the drug through a reva[...]

December 13th, 2010 - 10:55 pm § in Features, News

UH Mānoa takes steps to reduce sexual violence while increasing resources to victims

By  Alicia D. Partridge. This semester alone, five people have been sexually assaulted on campus: three female students, one male student and one female faculty member. Knowing how to prevent these instances and protect yourself is critical. “Statistically we know that one in three people will ex[...]

November 10th, 2010 - 12:25 pm § in Features, Photos

Experiences with court from law-abiding citizens

Compiled by Alicia D. Partridge with responses from: Erenia Michell, Rajan De Los Santos, Cynthia Thurlow, Alicia D. Partridge, Arlen McCluskey and James Kim. For most of us, our first time in court was intimidating. On Monday Oct. 18, our combined undergraduate Journalism 401 and graduate communica[...]

November 1st, 2010 - 10:03 am § in News

Honolulu swears in new Prosecutor: Keith Kaneshiro

By Alicia D. Partridge. The City of Honolulu swore in the new Prosecutor on Oct. 11, marking the start of a two-year term for Keith Kaneshiro This is a familiar process for Kaneshiro who served as city prosecutor 14-years ago. He sealed his fate and won the vote in the primaries against Franklin “[...]