Kapiʻo News

We are the student newspaper of Kapiʻolani Community College.

Sarah Hendrix
Staff Writer

Sarah is a second-year college student with plans to major in Communications. She has been able to travel to 22 countries, primarily in Asia and Europe doing humanitarian projects such as typhoon relief work and serving refugees fleeing the Middle East. In the future, Sarah hopes to start her own relief organization to help the victims in crisis situations.

To read all of Sarah’s stories, click here. She can be reached at hendrixs@hawaii.edu.

Kayla Valera
Staff Writer

Kayla Valera is a second-year college student with the intention of majoring in Pre-Engineering. Her interests include reading, music, and watching odd documentaries. In the future, Kayla hopes to narrow down a career that’s cohesive to her many interests.

To read all of Kayla’s stories, click here. Kayla can be reached at kvalera@hawaii.edu.

Lexus Yamashiro
Staff Writer

Lexus is a second-year college student and 2016 Lunalilo Scholar. She is passionate about writing and plans to major in English to become a novelist. She writes her own books during her free time, and also enjoys taking photographs and playing music.

To read all of Lexus’ stories, click here. Lexus can be reached at lexusyam@hawaii.edu.


Former Staff Writers

Gavin Arucan (Fall 2016 – Summer 2017) | Chaz Au (Spring 2017) | Nakoa Nunies (Fall 2016) | Mac Smith (Fall 2017) | Chris Takahashi (Fall 2016 – Summer 2017)


Contributing Writers

Megumi Gong | Thai Luong | Jared Singh | Giovanni TruglioJustus Wataru 


Kim Baxter is the Faculty Advisor for Kapi’o News. You can reach Kim at kbaxter@hawaii.edu.