text and photos by Melany McAngus

Monochromatic fashion is a current and very prevalent fashion trend, worn by celebrities and fashion bloggers alike. The term refers to separates of the same color, but with a mixture of different textures, tones and patterns to create a streamlined, tonal look. This look adds depth and dimension to any outfit and makes people look taller and leaner by creating an uninterrupted line from head to toe.

#LuckyweliveHI Structural Integrity

text and photos by Melany McAngus

#LuckyweliveHi has historically been attributed to sunsets, hiking, and beach pictures strewn across instagram. However, there are more dimensions to the beauty of the islands than just the earthly attributes. There is also a cultural aspect that is uniquely diverse and more easily accessible here than, arguably, anywhere else. One way to experience another culture is by visiting a place that is dedicated to specific traditions of a certain culture. The places listed below will not only give one a new appreciation for the nuances of different cultures and how they incorporate architecture into their lives, but also as a way to step into a place of history.



by Chance Nakazato
illustrations by Lily Chan and Matthew McAngus

Hoping to improve his inking capabilities and adopt healthier drawing habits, Utah-based illustrator Jake Parker established InkTober, a month-long ink-based drawing challenge that to this day, thousands of artists participate in annually.


Uncommon Traditions

by Chance Nakazato
illustrations by Lily Chan


In places like India, Singapore and Malaysia, a popular Hinduism festival known as Thaipusam takes place in the month of Thai (January or February) on the night of the full moon. Thaipusam, which is a combination of the words “Thai” — the name of the month in which the festival is held — and “pusam” — the name of a star — is held over several days, drawing thousands of Hindu devotees.

Parking Stalls


by Chance Nakazato
photos by Marcel Saragena



Parking at Leeward Community College seems to be a constant struggle. For students, faculty and staff, finding stalls at reasonable times and at convenient locations often proves difficult. With so much construction occurring simultaneously, and during the busiest hours of the day, some drivers take close to half an hour to even one hour to find parking, and in the most extreme cases students will skip class entirely.

Night out in Chinatown

by Melany McAngus



62 N Hotel St, Honolulu, HI 96817



11am to 2pm


Kaepernick's motive targets U.S. flag, anthem

submitted by Ikaika Nakagawa
illustration by Trina Sisomvang


Colin Kaepernick is a name not in headlines too much due to the 2016 election. But with him possibly returning to start as quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, we all have to wonder will he continue to kneel towards the United States anthem and flag.

Gaming Genres: Rehashes Never Die

by Gerick Banga
illustrations by Matt McAngus


The gaming industry may be getting oversaturated with unoriginal content due to constant rehashing from game companies for profit. Unlike other forms of media, gaming genres can struggle with originality due to the formulaic approach some developers take to making games and the accessible tools to make the process easier like pre-made game engines.  


Off The Eaten Path: Keep on Truckin’


article and photos by Melany McAngus


Food trucks are a local staple and with a new wave of food trucks, there are some new and interesting alternatives to the classic plate lunch. Spurred on by events such as Eat the Street and HNL Night Market, along with the renovation of the Old Fisherman’s Wharf into bonafide food truck park Makers & Tasters, a new scene has been created for food enthusiasts eager to try these truck’s inventive creations. These trucks have mastered their niche specialties and are definitely worth trying.

Toxic relationships


by Gerick Banga

illustration by Lily Chan


Many people will experience a toxic relationship in their lifetime. Whether it be a social or romantic relationship, there are those willing to lend a hand when times get rough.


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