Workshop Focuses On Intimate Partner Violence


Writer: Tyla Smith

Photos from: Laurie Libarios


To kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month at Leeward Community College, Love Pono and Reaching Out Club held a Support and Safety Interventions for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence open to all faculty and staff on Oct. 3rd.


6 things to do for Halloween


Writer: Amanda Marie Wheaton

1.  Ghost Story “Chicken Skin”
This tour takes people to the most scariest places on Oahu. It starts at Iolani Palace and a bus and they take you to the places The tour takes you to spots like Pail Lookout and other creepy places. The ghost tour ends at Morgan’s Corner. Tours begin at 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 and ends at 4 a.m. on Halloween morning. Tickets are $66, adults only. For more information, call 524-4944.

UH offers discounted football tickets to students



With four remaining University of Hawaii home football games, UH Manoa is offering discounted tickets to students who attend UH’s community colleges, UH West Oahu, and UH Hilo.

Stand-Up Comedy: Do you have what it takes?


Writer: Coe Snyder


Many people have, at one time or another, watched a stand-up comedy special. It is an artform that is enjoyed by the masses. There are those who feel they have what it takes to be a stand-up comedian, even if they have never tried it before. If you feel that you are funny, and have what it takes to pursue the dream, I encourage you to test yourself. Sign up for an open mic night and see if you have what it takes.


Students Remember 9/11

Article by Ka Mana'o Staff
Photos by Elisha Qalo

On September 11th at 8:50 a.m. Leeward Community College students and faculty gathered around the flagpole located at the front of the campus. The ceremony of remembrance was hosted by Student Government supported by two Army personnel and a member of the Air Force who raised the flag to half mast.

Love Pono: Leeward Program Helps Students

Love Pono’s mission is “to provide a safe environment, to help the Leeward Community College community to build and maintain healthy relationships, through education, intervention, campus and community resources and counseling.”

Rape Culture: Does It Matter What She Wears?

By Tyla Smith
Photos by Joel Gaspar

In March of this year a student was sexually assaulted at Leeward Community College. The perpetrator violently grabbed her arm, hugged her and then attempted to kiss her, according to the emails sent out by Campus Security officers. A hunt was initiated for the assailant, who was caught and escorted off campus. Security cameras were ultimately used to identify and apprehend him. He was issued a trespassing citation and told never to come back on campus again.

8 Things They Don't Teach You In College

Educate yourself to make learning more effective...  We know that the life of a student can be rough.  Don’t exacerbate your life by being ignorant. Enlightenment may only be an article away. We have assembled eight tips for you to improve your educational experience.  It’s up to you whether you will utilize them.

How Effective Is Rate My Professors?

By Jasmine Bautista

It’s that time of year again! With the new semester approaching, students are once more getting ready to complete their credits by finding those perfect classes. And a perfect class wouldn’t be complete without that perfect professor. has been one of the many essential websites that help college students avoid a bad semester. However, even with comments written by classmates and fixed ratings for easier reviews, students still wonder how effective the site really is.

New Education Building Opens at Leeward

By: Coe Snyder
Photos: Cara Ahn and Jasmine Bautista

The Associates of Arts in Teaching (AAT) program at Leeward Community College was once just an idea. Back in the fall of 2006, the program started with just 21 students and Bobbie Martel as its only instructor.

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