International education management intern organizes language exchange sessions

by Nate Jaramillo

photo by Marcel Saragena


On Sept. 21, Leeward Office of International Programs intern and graduate student of international education management at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey Hannah Unher organized and held the first session of Talk Talk, conversational sessions focused around different topics each week.

Yogurt Two Ways


by Coe Snyder
photos by Marcel Saragena


Greek yogurt is commonly known as strained yogurt. It is yogurt that has been strained to remove its whey and is normally thicker, richer and creamier than non-strained yogurts.

#luckyweliveHI: Pali Hikes

Article and photos by Melany McAngus


The Windward side of the island is the best place to go for mountainous views, saturated green landscapes, and hidden waterfalls. You just have to know where to look. A good place to start is along Pali Hwy. The Pali is littered with some of the best hiking trails on the island. Due to the heavy rainfall that comes with the mountainous area, these trails are the epitome of the lush foliage, vibrant flowers and gushing waterfalls associated with living in paradise.  

Pokemon No

by Tanner Isaacs
illustration by Tanner Isaacs
Nearly everywhere I go, it’s almost inevitable to see someone staring down at his or her phone, swiping their finger across the screen attempting to catch a Bulbasaur or hear people arguing about Team Mystic, Valor, or Instinct. As a Pokemon fan, I can’t help but be baffled about the unexpectedly sweeping popularity of Pokemon GO - perhaps the greatest video game fad since “All your base are belong to us.” This sudden realization bothered me and led me to start a search for the game’s “problems.”

Scaling up: Leeward students adorn room with new mural

Leeward alum launches escape room business

by Chance Nakazato
illustration by Lily Chan

Escape rooms are adventure-style establishments where players voluntarily lock themselves in a room and use elements of said room to solve puzzles and riddles to escape within a time limit.

Preview: College Bash

by Chance Nakazato
photos compiled by Ka Mana‘o staff
It’s often said that college is a time of discovery, and sometimes rediscovery, for students. This is especially true for students transitioning from secondary to higher education and students who are returning to school post hiatus.

Pokemon Go Out on the Town

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by Jasmine Bautista
With Apple recently confirming that “Pokemon Go” has reached 30 million downloads worldwide, it is currently the world’s biggest trend. Here’s how local businesses are capitalizing on the app:

Mixed Plate

A compliation of random facts & opinions by Ka Mana'o staff

Unagi Travel

A company in Japan offers trips and tours for $55 or less but there’s a catch: it’s only for stuffed animals.

Behind the Seams


interview and photos by Melany McAngus

Shiloh Qalo, a Fashion Tech student at Honolulu Community College, is entering her senior year in the fashion design program. Throughout her three years at the college, she has budded into a promising designer.

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