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Lego Movie seems legit

January 28, 2014

If you are like me when I was 7-13, you probably loved Legos. Building sets, customizing mini figures, and even watching Lego stop motion videos on YouTube. If you really do have such a love for Legos, you should be happy to know that on Feburary 7th, theaters will be releasing a new Lego movie! Directors,...

Colorado, January 1, 2014

Robert Victorino, Reporter

January 14, 2014

January 1, 2014 cannabis was made legal for recreational purchase in the state of Colorado for anybody over the age of 21. That's right, the world's first state-licensed cannabis retailers.  Residents can purchase cannabis like alcohol, but purchases are limited to over an ounce. Non-residents can purchase...

‘Teen Mom’ and ’16 and Pregnant’ Present Unrealistic Views of Teen Pregnancy

Shawn Estabilio, Reporter

January 13, 2014

Lauren Dolgen, the creator of "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom", said the shows have been called "one of the best public service campaigns to prevent teen pregnancy." A new research study conducted by Indiana University finds the polar opposite to be true. The research finds that shows like Dolgen...

Kendama Craze Sweeps Hawaii

Kendama Craze Sweeps Hawaii

Josiah Adams, Reporter

December 19, 2013

Early in December, Hawaii News Now aired a story on the latest craze in Hawaii.   There is a high demand for the traditional Japanese “Kendama” toy.  A simple toy which consists of two wooden cups of different sizes placed on the center of a wooden spike, with a smaller cup at the spike's base a...

American Jungle Under Investigation

Robert Victorino, journalist

December 16, 2013

The TV show American Jungle is under investigation for illegal hunting in the state of Hawaii.  The second episode featured the cast hunting at night, which is illegal on private and public land at all times.  The fist episode depicted "the spear clan" hunting a cow.  It's illegal to hunt feral cattle...

Christmas Origins: Santa Claus

Josiah Adams, reporter

December 12, 2013

Christmas is a joyful, holy, and commercialized time of the year for many. We’ve all decorated a Christmas tree, told stories of a big old jolly man dressed in red, and exchanged gifts with loved ones. Christmas was originally celebrated as a day to honor the birth of Jesus Christ, yet is enjoyed by...

Christmas In Rockefeller Center

Denae Rivera, Reporter

December 10, 2013

Wednesday December 4, 2013 at Rockefeller Center, NEW YORK in the heart of New York City  was the annual Christmas tree lighting. It has yet again been a success! Millions of people around the globe tuned in to NBC as the 81st annual tree-lighting ceremony took place. Leading up to the sparkle and shine...

Because the Internet

Shawn Estabilio, Journalist

December 9, 2013

"Because the Internet" is the upcoming second studio album by the hip-hop artist Childish Gambino. The album is scheduled to be released on December 10, 2013. The recording process for the album began in 2012 and continued until October 2013. In early interviews about the album, Gambino said that...

Hunger Games: Catching Fire – Movie Review

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter

December 3, 2013

The first word that came to my mind when the movie finished was "AMAZING!" The movie was better than the first one because there were no added scenes. The story line followed the book very well. Though they didnʻt add any extra scenes, there were a lot of parts from the book that werenʻt in the movie....

The Guantlet is Back!

Jayden Lewis, Journalist

November 14, 2013

Let the Video Games begin!!!!! For those of you who loved the RoosterTeeth  reality game series The Gauntlet, they have recently released a new season! In October, 2012, the Internet sensation, RoosterTeeth Productions, aired a reality games series called The Gaunlet. The Gauntlet is a show involvi...

The American Jungle

Shawn Estabilio, Journalist

November 14, 2013

The American Jungle. More like American lies! There's a new 'reality' T.V. series on the History channel called "American Jungle." The show is meant to depict wild hog hunting on our very own Big Island of Hawaii. Instead, it showcases a variety of Hawaiian stereotypes such as clans, jungle code,...

HawaiiCon 2014!!!

Jayden Lewis, Journalist

November 5, 2013

What up Geek Flock! Any Con lovers out there? Well for those who are  fans of Cosplay, Panels of shows, and rare pop culture novelty items and don't wish to fly off Island, save your cash because a Con is coming to the Big Island! A new Con called Hawaii Con will be hosted at the Hapuna Prince B...

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