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Opinions Editor, Co-managing Editor


Kailanianna is Ka Leo O Hawai'i's Opinions Editor. She was born and raised on O'ahu, and is of Palauan, Chamorro and Filipino descent. Kailanianna is in her senior year, majoring in Anthropology and pursuing certificates in Korean and Ethnic Studies.

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Before volunteering at a local animal shelter, Hawaiʻi Pacific University alumna Liberty Peralta did not know a lot about cats. But hugging a …

The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Office of Veteran Student Services will be hosting the 2019 Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 7. The event w…

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When I came home from the shooting range, I did not expect to bring the battle home with me. 

Movie-goers and hardcore Marvel fans have the chance to enjoy “Avengers: Endgame” at the Campus Center Board Activities Council’s Movie Night.

With the Hawaii Cat Cafe and Popoki + Tea’s upcoming Kaimuki location, Oʻahu is slowly including animal cafes on its list of fun activities. S…

The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa offers over 200 degree programs to its students, according to its main website. With various pathways, stud…

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Kailanianna Ablog commented on Busting the myth of ‘reverse racism’


Mahalo everyone for your thoughtful comments and valuable insight. The writer of this story will be doing a follow up with a possible response from another writer of Ka Leo. Feel free to send a letter to the editor to opinions@kaleo.org

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Kailanianna Ablog commented on Equality and religious freedom

Thank you for your thoughts. If you look at the article you can see that it is in the opinions section meaning yes it will absolutely lean to one side as every opinions piece and editorial does in every newspaper. As the opinions editor, I would not be doing my job if any piece in this secti…

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Kailanianna Ablog commented on Charles Djou

A. Mullen from Waikiki said:
As a city council member of Honolulu, Djou seemed interested in doing what his constituents called for. But once becoming a temporary member of the US House of Representatives, he stopped working on behalf of his constituents and rather, became only a rubber …