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November 28th, 2011 - 11:14 am § in Features, Videos

Hope and help for college students who drink alcohol

By Lance Sabado “The man takes a drink, the drink takes a drink, the drink takes the man.” — Japanese proverb Alison Keolanui drank for the first time in elementary school. What started off as way to escape the reality of family life and school, ended up being an enduring struggle and[...]

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[...]

November 28th, 2011 - 10:27 am § in Features, News

Graffiti: Vandalism or Art?

By Megan Oshiro Graffiti is defined as the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property, according to Wikipedia. It can be found on buildings, overpasses, sidewalks and even on bathroom stalls. It has existed since ancient times, dating back to the gl[...]

October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm § in Features, Photos, Videos

Exhibition showcases ingenuity, empathy of Obama’s mother

By Alvin Park The East-West Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa has put up a special gallery exhibition that showcases the anthropological work of Ann Dunham (mother of Pres. Barack Obama) before her death in 1995.[...]