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Exit Interview with Dr. Emily McCarren

After 16 years at Punahou School in roles ranging from Spanish teacher to Summer School Director to her current position as Academy Principal, Dr. Emily McCarren is leaving at the end of this school year for a position as head of Keystone Academy, a K-12 independent school in Beijing. In this interview, McCarren reflects on her time at Punahou and outlines her future hopes for both herself and the school.


Local Teens Impersonated in Instagram Scam

When Alice’s phone started buzzing, she didn’t know what to think. Some of her friends were texting her to say that her Instagram account had been hacked. They must have been wrong, though, because she had just gotten a DM from her cousin saying someone was impersonating her. Opening the message, she discovered a new account with her name, profile picture, and posts. The bio talked about “18+ content,” and there was a link to what looked like a pornographic website, with her name and photo at...