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From Preventing Burnout to the Pressures of Trying to Fit In

HIKI NŌ #1305

Tues., November 16, 2021 7:30 pm

The students of HIKI NŌ — Hawai‘i’s New Wave of Storytellers — take time to reflect and look within themselves in this episode, which captures introspections from students across the islands.

Santana Sebastian, a junior at H.P. Baldwin High School on Maui, kicks off this episode as host with his personal reflection, a creative short film about finding out who he is while pursuing filmmaking.

Jaqueline Cano, also a junior at H.P. Baldwin High School on Maui, shares in a personal reflection the lessons she’s learned about life and storytelling from her family tradition of watching movies.

From Olivia Faiola at Pearl City High School on Oʻahu comes her own reflection about taking the opportunity to try new hobbies to prevent burnout.

Christian Arellano, a student at Pearl City High School on Oʻahu, speaks about the experience of losing friends and making new and stronger relationships with others during the pandemic.

Karina Park-Okuna from Roosevelt High School on Oʻahu shares a Student Reflection about the pressures of trying to fit in and the benefit of staying true to yourself.

Gabrielle Kia, a student at Highlands Intermediate on Oʻahu, talks about how the pandemic affected her entire family and how they got through it together.

And finally, HIKI NŌ shares a special spotlight on HIKI NŌ mentor Terri Inefuku, who reveals more about the HIKI NŌ process and what it is like to work with students and teachers.

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