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Amoreena Godoy

Amoreena Godoy

December 6, 2018

Hey I'm Amoreena Godoy and I'm a senior at McKinley High. This is my first year as a Pinion reporter and I am excited to be a voice for McKinley Tigers. Aside from school, I enjoy going to the beach and performing. I have done four musicals at Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center and have been...

Kevin Lee

Kevin Lee

December 6, 2018

Hello, my name is Kevin and I am a reporter for the Pinion. I am freshmen. Every Monday and Tuesday, I watch Wrestling, including the highlights. Every Wednesday Night, I watch NOVA on PBS-Hawaii from 9 to 10pm. Every Friday Night, I go out to buy juice and food. Every Saturday, I go out to buy bread,...

Mari Faufata-Pedrina

Mari Faufata-Pedrina

November 8, 2018

My name is Mari Faufata-Pedrina, and I am a senior this year. I am now 19 years old. I've been through many difficult things while growing up. I wanted to share the things that are important to me. I’ve had multiple surgeries since I was a baby. All the doctors that would stay overnight to watch a...

Ashanti Brown

Ashanti Brown

October 22, 2018

Hi, my name is Ashanti Brown. I'm a 9th grader. My favorite accomplishment was riding the fireball at the 50th state fair. I am proud that I did that because I'm afraid of heights and during that ride, you go up in the air and hang upside down for a couple of seconds. The three words that I think bes...

Hannah Rouillard

Hannah Rouillard

October 22, 2018

I'm Hannah Rouillard.  I am a sophomore here in McKinley. When I am not in school or working for The Pinion, I like to go to the beach or spend time with friends. Some hobbies of mine are writing, drawing, playing guitar, working out, and eating food. I can speak more than one language. My first language...

Ryan Vanairsdale

Ryan Vanairsdale

October 22, 2018

I'm Ryan Vanairsdale, the Assistant Editor for The Pinion. I originally chose newswriting in 9th grade because I liked the class in middle school. I also liked writing and journalism. Although it was a lot of work, I really enjoyed seeing my articles published and printed, so I came back for sophomore...

Trent Pham

Trent Pham

October 22, 2018

Hi, my name is Trent Pham and I am a freshman at McKinley High School. I finish my homework sometimes but not always. My favorite excuse for not doing homework is "I forgot." If you were to ask people to describe me, I think the most common words that would be said are loud, smart, bold, lazy and some...

Thompson Wong

Thompson Wong

August 25, 2018

My name is Thompson Wong and I am a senior at McKinley High School. This is my second and last year in newswriting, so I'm dedicated to helping The Pinion grow and be successful. You will be seeing new changes in the design towards the print issues, taking a more modern magazine approach. I enjoy reading...

Kelvin Ku

Kelvin Ku

August 25, 2018

My name is Kelvin Ku and I am a Junior attending McKinley High School. My hobbies are reading and my favorite book is warlock of the magus world about a normal person from earth transported to another world. I joined newswriting because I liked reading and writing so I wanted to polish my writing skills....