By Sarah Hendrix | Staff Writer What is the strangest food you’ve ever eaten? Kalani Fujiwara Teaching at KCC: 12 years Hometown: Honolulu Job: Professor in Political Science “Durian a fruit grown in Southeast Asia, primarily in Malaysia and Singapore … it really smells bad. But believe it or not, if you can get over the smell it tastes okay.” Giovanni Truglio Age: 18 Hometown: Honolulu Major: Liberal Arts “Probably escargot … they’re snails.” Sheleg Dekalo Age: 21 Hometown: Honolulu Major: Liberal Arts “Noni … it’s a fruit that smells really bad and people typically use for medicine.” Rena...Read More
Author: Sarah Hendrix
By Sarah Hendrix | Staff Writer The city of Honolulu is a place filled with many cultures and ethnicities. One of the greatest perks in having so many cultures in a city is the different kinds of food that can be found. Cuisines found in Asia, Latin America, Europe and even the Middle East are available right in the heart of Honolulu. Below are some of the most sought after international cuisines located in the city. So if you’re feeling adventurous without wanting to buy a plane ticket, you can check out any of these places that excites your...Read More
- Ben BrowningBen Browning is a second-year student attending KCC. He transferred from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, where he studied kinesiology during his first year. Now at KCC, Browning says that family is what influenced him the most to attend college. He comes from a background where most of his family have attended college, to which he said they are all happy that he has chosen to attend school. Browning values learning new things and is considering majoring in Political Science after taking an American studies course. With the travel ban that President Trump has signed into executive order, Browning said he stands against it as he believes that it will create mistrusts between the United States and other countries. "Once you start giving certain freedoms up for security, it leads to more freedoms being lost," Browning said. Politics aside, Browning said that he hopes that the campus will allow students to get around with skateboards since he does so himself. He said it's convenient for him to get to and from classes via his skateboard, but will often get told to stop since it's not allowed. As a "shout out" to the skateboarding community, he hopes that the campus will be more accepting of skateboarders.