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While The Pinon does not guarantee coverage or publication of stories, we welcome your contributions. Got story ideas? Email [email protected]. Want to submit an article, photo, video, etc? Send it to [email protected].  In the subject line, please put SUBMIT IDEA or SUBMIT ARTICLE or SUBMIT ART. In the body, please explain why your idea or article or art would be appropriate for publication in The Pinion.


The Pinion has been a tradition at McKinley High School since 1920. The Pinion is produced by the Newswriting class, advised by Cindy Reves ([email protected]) and published by the Reprographics Department. Our newsroom is in W123. McKinley High School is a member of the Quill and Scroll International Honorary Society for High School Journalists.


The Pinion staff strives to provide and maintain accurate, entertaining and informative news for the students, staff and alumni of McKinley High School. We strive to show diligence in creating all our content so that we can make a positive contribution to the public.


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  • $200 Leaderboard main ad – 780 x 90 pixels. This is 10.4  x 1.2 inches
  • $100 Non-home page ad – 300 pixels wide. 300 pixels equals 4 inches.  Height is flexible.
  • $150 Footer main ad – 780 x 90 pixels. This is 10.4  x 1.2 inches

Prices are per month.

Year Discount: 12 months for the price of 10.

If you would like to publish an ad, please let us know by email ([email protected]) the ad type and publication dates you want. In the subject line, please put ADVERTISEMENT. Once you have confirmed your ad type and publication dates with us, send your advertisement picture file (jpg) to [email protected].

Please include the following information with the advertisement.

  • Your contact information
  • Requested ad type
  • The ad can link to a website. If you want that, please include the url.

Make check payable to McKinley High School, and write “Student Newspaper” in the memo. Send payment to:  McKinley High School Business Office, 1039 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814

Principal Ron Okamura talks about The Pinion