The Pinion

Tigers take Bulldogs 35-0

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

September 3, 2013

The McKinley Tigers took on the Kaimuki Bulldogs Saturday. The first quarter started off with a bang with a fumble by Kaimuki picked up by McKinley, followed by a pass of thirty one yards to score McKinley's first touchdown of the game. The first quarter ended 7-0 in McKinley's favor. In the se...

McKinley volleyball loses to Farrington

Baby Manu, photographer

August 30, 2013

McKinley loses to Kahuku in varsity volleyball

Tiarrie Woods-Marks, Jada Augafa, and Victoria Koli

August 28, 2013

by Jada Augafa Last night, the girls were excited; the crowd was cheering; the game was on. McKinley blue team’s Alexa Kailieha got five kills on Kahuku, with Lauren Oakland catching her back. Kahuku was on the Tiger’s tail, but McKinley came back strong in the last set in the finishing 3 m...

Tigers beat Moanalua

Tigers beat Moanalua

Corwin Shapiro, reporter; Maelani Taumua‎, photographer, freelancer

August 24, 2013

McKinley beat Moanalua 28 to 21 in the first football game of the season. School spirit was in the air.  The game ran from around 7:45 PM to around 10:20 PM. There were many fantastic plays made by McKinley, both offensively and defensively. McKinley maintained a strong lead throughout most of the g...

Hunting – a way of life on Lanai

Hunting – a way of life on Lanai

Isaiah Blanko-Rettig, reporter

August 24, 2013

My dad and my uncle hunt on Lanai as a sport also as a way of life. I love going with them. This is the hunting life on Lanai. Lanai is the sixth largest island in the Hawaiian chain. It is the only island that sits on a plateau. One of the major sports on the island is hunting. There’s a variety...

Takamori honored at athletic banquet

Takamori honored at athletic banquet

Briana Ribillia-Ramones

June 2, 2013

At this year’s athletic banquet, the athletes said goodbye to athletic director Neal Takamori. He was McKinley’s athletic director for a long time. Junior Van Lea Do said, “I'm going to miss Mr.Takamori because he's done a lot for all sports. Without him the cheerleading team wouldn't have been able...

Journey to the finish line

Journey to the finish line

Sean Gleason, Print Design Co-Editor

June 2, 2013

The 40th Annual Honolulu Marathon was a disaster I’m glad happened. My goal was 4 hours and my time was a disappointing 7 hours and 51 minutes. What happened to my goal isn't important. What’s important is that in the midst of disaster there’s hope, reconstruction and lessons learned… the hard...

Takamori honored at athletic banquet

Briana Ribillia-Ramones

May 17, 2013

At this year'€™s athletic banquet, the athletes said goodbye to athletic director Neal Takamori. He was McKinley'€™s athletic director for a long time. Junior Van Lea Do said, "€œI'm going to miss Mr.Takamori because he's done a lot for all sports. Without him the cheerleading team wouldn't...

Students help raise money in charity run

Annie Lien, reporter

May 17, 2013

McKinley students and teachers took their time out on April 19 to run in support of children battling cancer. The charity run was called €œHeroes for a Miracle.€ The main objective was to run two laps around the school until students or teachers reached the finish line adorned with balloons. McKinley...