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Ka Leo O Kalani

The student news site of Kalani High School

Ka Leo O Kalani

The student news site of Kalani High School

Ka Leo O Kalani


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Meet the Staff

Shya Morinaga is currently a Freshman at Kalani High School. She likes animals, the color green, and mac and cheese.

Mr. Masuda, one of Kalani High Schools Japanese teachers holds up manga in front of a board with Japan’s prefectures in room C26. In class, students learn about the language and the culture.
Japan has deep roots in Hawaii, Kalani
Jack McLellan, Marvin Munroe, and Princeton Co November 14, 2022

Today, 14% of people in Hawaii have Japanese ancestry, and it has been a popular, sometimes imperative language...

A student plays a pink ukelele.
Who wants to learn to play the guitar?
Oliver Greenleaf and Azriel Togle-Wilson November 14, 2022

Registration is coming up on Tuesday, Nov. 29, and Kalani High School is offering a wide variety of engaging electives...

Eric Chan (10) works on his Christmas Recital during his Period 6 Piano class.
Learn to play the piano!
Preston LaPorte, Laakea Nishimoto, and Samuel Stowers November 14, 2022

One of the electives here at Kalani is piano, and students say they love the independent, project-based work environment.  Anna...

The collage above shows my friend Tessa and I through the years. The best way to learn about friendship is through experience. I would have never grown as a friend or in my ability to make friends without people like her.
The Rules of Friendship
Lily Washburn, Blog • May 26, 2022

She said yes.  The next week, we were best friends, playing together on the monkey bars after school and...

Wiki Commons.
Abortion: A crucial right in danger
Shea Brown, Editorial • May 25, 2022

Abortion is a procedure that ends a woman’s pregnancy. For many years, it has been legal in the United States...

A selfie taken 3 days after Hawaii’s first stay-at-home 
order went into effect on March 25, 2020.
An Extrovert In Isolation
Lily Washburn, Blog • March 22, 2022

A week into the first state-wide quarantine, I didn’t know what to do with myself. I was an anxious, sheltered...

How to SAFELY access the Dark Web
How to SAFELY access the Dark Web
Alika Gusman, Satire • March 10, 2022

Are you trying to commit credit card fraud? Hire a hitman as a prank? Well, I’ve got just the plan for you. Not...

Elden Ring’s starting area, Main Limgrave.
Local Teen’s Free Time Completely Eaten by Hit Game Elden Ring
Haruto Gannon, Satire • March 10, 2022

Elden Ring, FromSoftware Inc.’s new hit released on Friday, Feb. 25 on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox platforms, has...

Our Modern World comic created and illustrated by Alana Nakafuji.
Our Modern World
Alana Nakafuji , Comics • March 9, 2021

Leilani Phan (10) sprints to the finish line at the Michael Doran Invitational cross country meet at Kalani High School on Saturday, Oct. 1. Phan is sophomore on the varsity team after competing at the XC State Championships on the Big Island in 2021 as a freshman.
Fall Falcons are Back!
Courtney Ito, Feature • October 18, 2022

The Falcons are more motivated than ever and excited for this year's fall sports season. “We got a lot more...

The Falcon Marching Band in October 2019. Normally photography at Football events requires a written letter of consent from the athletics department, so I got permission from Jason Knavel of the Athletics Department.
Varsity Football Upsets Kalaheo
Samuel Stowers, Sports • September 26, 2022

The Kalani varsity football team has high hopes for the season after a 28-7 win over Kalaheo on Saturday, Aug....

Wiki Commmons 2018.
Kaiser vs. Kalani Football Game - Break or Bond?
Grace Won, Sports • September 26, 2022

On Friday, Oct. 7, starting around 6 p.m. after the JV football game, there will be a Kaiser vs. Kalani High School...