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A Taste of Oahu: Fresh Produce Aloha Style

By Kaiya Arias de Cordoba Seventh-grader at SEEQS charter middle school in Honolulu |  On Oahu, which is part of the Hawaii island chain, there are many different community gardens and farmers’ markets. Because we are an island, a trip to the grocery store is very expensive since food must first be shipped. Locally grown produce is not only less expensive but it is also healthier since everything is so fresh....

Top of the Island: Hiking Diamond Head Crater

By Kaden Arias de Cordoba Tenth grader at Kalani High School in Honolulu, Hawaii When you think of Oahu—one of the islands of Hawaii and home to Honolulu—you might think of beaches and luaus. Yes, we have those. But reaching the top of Diamond Head Crater offers views that are worth the hike! Right after we moved to Oahu in February 2013, we hiked to the top of this extinct volcano. It’s pretty cool! Because Hawaii is tropical, it’s warm...