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Lights off, game on: Kukui Cup back at UH TAYLOR MORRIS Staff Writer The Kukui Cup, a game-based energy challenge that debuted in the Hale Aloha towers last year, is back for its second year. “We are hoping this is going to be one of the funnest things students do at the University of Hawai‘i this year,” said information and computer sciences professor Philip Johnson. The Kukui Cup is a nine-month challenge that includes games, workshops and excursions to help fi rst-year students living in the Hale Aloha towers understand energy issues. Students can rack up points both individually and within their lounges to compete for various prizes. Individual prizes include gift cards, clothing, a skateboard, a bike and an iPad. Lounges can win various parties, many involving food, with the grand prize being a pool party. When participating in events, students have the opportunity to win “swag” which includes T-shirts, water bottles, tumblers and bandanas. There will also be raffle prizes for participants. The Kukui Cup began on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. with a kickoff party in the Hale Aloha Courtyard, where students were introduced to the challenge. Throughout September, the challenge will feature workshops on Wednesdays and Thursdays revolving around food, movies, meditation, recycling Tshirts and poetry slams, as well as weekend excursions.

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NEW CHANGES The challenge has been extended to nine months as opposed to last year’s three weeks. “We felt that most of [the students’] habits went back to usual afterwards,” team member and research assistant in renewable energy and island sustainability Robert Brewer said. “Hopefully extending it to a whole year for fi rst-year students will make these habits stick.” After the initial round, the game will change. Students will have the opportunity to earn points by designing games, workshops and d excursions. Certain classes and d projects during the second semester mester can also count for points, as will participation ipation in the sustainabilainability community munity outside of the university. A l o n g with the time ime extension,, a few otherr changes have been en made. This his year the he dorm resiid e n c e advisers are extensively involved in the challenge, seeking eking to increase resident participation. The web application ication has also

been redesigned so that it will run on cell phones and iPads. In addition to the Hale Aloha residence halls, this year the Kukui Cup is expanding to include Hawai‘i Pacific University and the East-West Center.

MO R E I N VO LV E M E N T In 2011, 40 percent of the eligible students participated, but this year the organizers said they are hoping for much more. “This year, I want to have 60 to 70 percent participation, which would be the largest of any dorm energy challenge,” said Johnson. Johnson added that the Kukui Cup may be the most advanced

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energy challenge because not only does it encourage students to conserve energy, but it also includes workshops and energy education. The Kukui Cup is sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the HEI Charitable Foundation, Hawaiian Electric Company, the Center for Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability, Student Housing Services, Facilities Management, and the Department of Information and Computer Sciences. The website for Hale Aloha residents to participate online is kukuicup.manoa.hawaii.edu. For more information, anyone can go to kukuicup.org.

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Athletics complex A LEX ANDER BIT TER Contributing Writer Delayed construction and infrastructure upgrade projects at the University y of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s athletics complex could see new life soon, thanks to state money released last month. The funding, part of $92 million set aside by the state for construction projects and upgrades across the UH system, received final approval from Governor Neil Abercrombie Abercr Ab crom ombi b e in a signing ceremony em e mon o y on on Aug. A ug ug. 15 15.

“The release of these [Capital Improvement Project] funds represents our investment for future economic stability,” Abercrombie noted in a press release, referencing both UH’s new campuses in West Hawai‘i p and West O‘ahu, as well as the maintenance of the older facilities. Included in the funding measure is $60 million for “capital renewal and deferred maintenance” projects on multiple UH campuses (including UH Mānoa), $19.4 million for system-wide health and safety code requirement upgrades, upgr up grad ades es,, $7.5 million for the construction con nst strru r uctt io ion


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receives state funds of a combination culinary arts/ health sciences/student services building at West Hawai‘i Community College and just over $5 million for last-minute additions to UH’s newest campus at West O‘ahu.

NEW FACILITIES The Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex will receive $12.5 million of the funds. The project, which began in 2008, seeks to renovate UH Mānoa’s multi-purpose Cook Field and will share its allotment with smaller upgrade efforts at the Stan Sheriff Center,

the Les Murakami Stadium, the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex and the Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. According to a memorandum sent to Abercrombie by Associate Vice President for Capital Improvements Brian Minaai, the additional funding for the complex will help to fi nish construction on portions of the facility “which were left incomplete due to lack of funds” after the project’s initial allotment ran out. In the memo, Minaai noted the need for the construction of

permanent platforms at the complex for filming football practices, citing the safety hazards associated with the current use of scissor lifts for the task. A lthough money has been set aside for the improvement of UH’s athletic facilities, work cannot begin until after the project is put out to bid and a contract is awarded. The $12.5 million allotted for the work on the athletic facilities represents the most money awarded to capital improvement at UH Mānoa so far this fiscal year.

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Four fashionable fall trends K ARISSA MONTANIA Contributing Writer Fashion is as dramatic and ever-changing as the seasons. Summer was the time for key pieces such as f lowing maxi dresses, f loral print skinnies and bandeau bustiers. But this fall, there has been an evolution of edgier and sophisticated styles relegated from the runway to ever yday. Four reoccurring trends have been seen in the likes of InStyle, Elle and Marie Claire magazines: burgundy lip color, Baroque-inspired pieces, cap-toe heels and embellished collars.

B U RG U N DY L I P S Ever yone loves a good red lipstick, but this season’s “in” color is far darker. The shade of burgundy or Bordeaux is a dark cherr y purple – almost plumlike – that gives off a maroon illusion. Actresses like Kate Bosworth and Leighton Meester have been photographed sporting this deep matte shade, and fashion houses such as Badgley Mischka and Viktor & Rolf used the Bordeaux lip in their runway shows. Since the burgundy color is bold and dark, the makeup you coordinate with it should be kept light and clean.

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When it comes to neck accessories, statement necklaces were all the rage over summer. Now, the time of collars has arrived – and with a twist. Whether you’re layering a sweater over a button-down or adding a removable collar to your ensemble, it’s clear that the collar – with a few embellishments – has become the new statement piece. By adding an embellished collar to your outfit, whether studded or sequined, you are able to integrate a taste of your own personality into your wardrobe. A collar can accent your dress, blouse or sweater and add a sense of intrigue due to its unconventional ornamentation. Sonia Rykiel, Lanvin, and Marni have all incorporated decorated collars into their collections, and with a trend as eccentric as this, other designers are sure to follow.

CAP-TOE HEELS Cap-toe heels (shoes with a different colored “cap” over the toe) have got celebrities and designers in a shoe craze.


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Features Topshop, Louis Vuitton, and Sam Edelman are just a few designers who have caught on to the ever-popular trend. Cap-toe heels are very versatile. The selection of colors ranges from a sporty bright neon to classic feminine neutrals. Though some cap-and-heel color combinations may seem extreme – such as a mint heel capped with a silver toe – the end product surprisingly works. Due to its adaptability, you can wear the cap-toe in the office or to events as formal as weddings.

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Those majoring in art history are probably aware of the definition of Baroque and what it entails. Baroque is an art movement that spanned the late 1500s to 1700s and was defined by its decadent and ornate detail. Designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta and Michael Kors have adopted the grandiose style and added their own spin of intricate regal detailing into pants, dresses, coats and jewelry. The result of Baroqueinspired pieces transports their audiences back to the times of Rubens and Rembrandt.

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‘Lawless’: an ‘intoxicating’ watch JOSEPH H AN Staff Writer

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“Lawless” opened to $13 million, reaching number two in the Labor Day weekend box office.

“Lawless” brims with grit and brutality in a story about the Bondurant brothers– moonshine bootleggers in Franklin County, Va., during the Prohibition era – and how they struggle to violently survive and suceed in a world full of fear and loathing. “Lawless” blends tropes and themes from western and gangster films: What emerges is a mystic tale of loyalty, pride and romance that is sure to entertain, though it may not last long in your memory. This fi lm is well-made and takes its time to envelop you in the intimate affairs and business proceedings of the brothers: Forrest Bondurant (a controlled and magnetic performance from Tom Hardy) conducts the operation and protects his kin. Howard (Jason Clarke) is the wild, sometimes unreliable boozer who also serves as the muscle and howling watch-out, and

kid-brother Jack desires to prove himself as an essential part of the family (Shia LaBeouf’s best performance to date). But Special Agent Charlie Rakes (Guy Pearce), the slimy and pompous villain of the law, is keen on proving that the brothers are not immortal and wants to subjugate them to his force. The Bondurants are excellent at what they do, as well as relentless about protecting their turf and name with honor. However, opposing forces, such as Rakes’ sadistic vengeance and even Jack’s quest for higher appeal, inhibit the brothers from an idyllic lifestyle. Success, principle, and love – Jack’s love for the preacher’s daughter Bertha (Mia Wasikowska) and Forrest’s repressed feelings for Maggie (Jessica Chastain) – cannot harmonize and cohabitate with the dangers involved in illegal activity. People react with blunt force and consequences are often throat-cutting when

tension escalates to viciousness and then to war. Although the brothers may be invincible, as legend around the community has it, the Bondurants can hurt and have to make sacrifi ces for one another – costs that are sometimes better left unspoken. The fi lm is not perfect: Although wellcrafted, it lacks the memorable kick that would secure it a place in the canon of classic gangster fi lms. But this ensemble cast and the excitement of the plot will hit you with tommy-gun force and make you want more. Surprises come and play off as winks, and when the chaos settles into calm, even the smoke of what’s left behind will leave you with fl avors of a bygone time that may last longer than one of Forrest’s tossed cigars. The charm of “Lawless” is clear, intoxicating and delivered to you by the truckload.

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Language has power in presidential race SARAH NEAL Senior Staff Writer

When Mitt Romney introduced his wife to a Michigan crowd on Aug. 24, he probably thought he was being witty when he said, “No one’s ever asked to see my birth certificate. They know that this is the place we were born and raised.” Romney points to his previous statements on the “birther” issue to validate his claims that this quip was merely an off-the-cuff joke. I don’t buy it.

BIRTHERS Romney’s statement was a nod to the basest of America’s Republican base, the right-wing ideologues who believe that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States and that, therefore, his presidency is illegitimate. This belief has enough respect within the party that birthers Donald Trump, actress Janine Turner, Attorney General Sam Olens (Ga.), former governor Mike Huckabee (Alaska), Governor Rick Scott (Fla.), Representative Cathy

McMorris Rodgers (Wash.) and Governor Bobby Jindal (La.) were invited to speak at the Republican National Convention. The people who repeatedly bring up this issue are playing a race card, something Vice President Joe Biden was accused of doing a few weeks ago: Biden was pandering to his mostly AfricanAmerican audience when he announced that Romney’s plans would put them “back in chains.” Biden’s statement was over-the-top and inappropriate, but it lacked the racist implications that lurk behind the constant Republican rhetoric that associates Obama with all that is foreign.

W H AT I S ʻF O R E I G N ʼ? The race card Romney and other Republicans are playing serves to remind us that they are “real” Americans. It is a pandering to white Americans who are increasingly concerned about the slippage of their status in American society. Combine this most recent remark with others and a pattern emerges: Obama has “never had a job in the free economy,” “Obama isn’t working,”

Obama is running a “campaign of division and anger and hate” and he should take that “back to Chicago.” These are all statements filled with negative racial connotations. These comments indicate one of two things: either Romney’s public relations team is so awful that they cannot see racially loaded and problematic words at first glance, or Romney’s words are chosen to subtly imply that Romney is the “real” American in this race and that he will oppose this scary, black, socialist president with a foreign name in order to further the interests of other Americans just like him. The dilemma lies in figuring out which explanation they want to use to justify this language, but both explanations are equally terrifying for a man pursuing the highest government office in our nation.

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Cigarettes should be banned JACKIE PERREIR A Associate Opinions Editor Tasmania, Australia, has taken a stand against smoking by proposing a ban prohibiting anyone born after the year 2000 from smoking cigarettes. This approximately 500,000 -person state is setting a precedent that we in A merica need to emulate.

D O N ʼ T L E T T H E M S TA R T The idea is to keep younger generations from ever being able to legally buy and smoke cigarettes in Ta s m a n i a . Once those born after 2000

turn 18, the legal age to buy cigarettes will be raised each year. It has already been unanimously passed by Tasmania’s upper house and is awaiting approval from its lower house. “Tobacco smoking remains the single greatest preventable cause of ill health and death in Australia. The prevalence of smoking in Tasmania remains higher than the national prevalence,” according to the Tasmanian Tobacco Action Plan for 2011-2015. Just under 16 percent of Tasmanians age 14 and over are smoking cigarettes, which is why the Tasmanian government is “committed to reducing smoking prevalence in the Tasmanian population and preventing young Tasmanians from taking up smoking” in their Investment in Tobacco Control 2010 -2011.

DA N G E RO U S E F F E C T The ban will be a steppingstone for others like it around the world – hopefully in A merica. One in five adults (compared to Tasmania’s one in four) smoke (a number that seems less severe until you consider A merica’s much-larger population), and 443,000 A mericans die of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke each year. For years, studies have shown that more than 7,000 harmful chemicals found in secondhand smoke increase a plethora of major health issues, ranging from cancer to respiratory illness.

The total annual public and private health care expenditures caused by smoking in the U.S. totals $96 billion. $30.9 billion of that consists of Medicaid payments paid through taxes. This means even non-smokers fund the damage control. Professor Simon Chapman of the University of Sydney said, “If tobacco were invented tomorrow, there wouldn’t be any government in the world that would allow it to be sold if they knew what they knew about it now. I think as a society, we need to work out what we’re going to tr y and do about that. A re we going to say it ’s inevitable, or are we going to tr y and act?” As someone with asthma, this ban is a godsend and an encouraging step in the right direction. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had the choking stench of cigarette smoke suddenly throw me into a coughing fit. It’s even more frustrating when it happens to my younger siblings, who are also asthmatic. So why is something this detrimental legal? W hy does Hawai‘i enforce a fireworks ban but not a cigarette one? How does a 20 -feet-away smoking law save us from secondhand smoke? It doesn’t. None of it makes sense. It’s amazing how a country famous for its freedom is being so controlled by something as repulsive as tobacco companies. Tasmania is taking a step in the right direction, and it’s time we follow.

Should smoking be banned in Hawai‘i? Y: It is a danger to public health. AUSTIN KAMIMURA / KA LEO O HAWAI‘I

According to the American Lung Association, smokers can expect to live 13.2 years (for men) and 14.5 years (for women) less than non-smokers.

N: It is my right to inhale what I want.

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‘Sealy’ing the deal; defending a national title MARC A RAKAKI Sports Editor

UCLA head coach Mike Sealy has what University of Hawai‘i head coach Dave Shoji has been searching for since 1987 – a national championship win (2011). But the Shoji and Sealy relationship goes back further than that. Shoji took Sealy under his wing as his associate head coach from 2006-09. “You learn so much, it’s hard for me to put it into words,” Sealy said about coaching at Hawai‘i. “Being around the culture and the community and the team itself and how well it was supported, it was always nice to feel special.” And with No. 3 UCLA (3-1) coming to town this week, Shoji will have No. 9 Hawai‘i (5-1) primed and ready to go. “It will be fun to go against the Bruins again,” Shoji said. “It will be a challenge for our team. He’s [Sealy] always got something up his sleeve.”

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While at UH, Sealy helped the Rainbow Wahine reach the NCAA final four in 2009. The ‘Bows lost to eventual champions Penn State. “It was big because in my four years there, we had four different types of teams,” Sealy said. “They

were all successful to a certain extent. But it was nice to see that they had certain components good enough to make the final four. I’m still thinking when I go out and recruit, which players have the components of an Aneli [Cubi-Otineru] or a Kanani [Danielson].” “He used to come up with a few schemes that I never really considered,” Shoji said of Sealy. “They usually worked – kind of off the wall, put our defense in a particular formation. I had a lot of confidence in him where I would give him a lot of freedom.” For defensive specialist Emily Maeda, the lone senior on this year’s UH squad, she remembers playing for Sealy. “He was a great analyzer of other teams,” Maeda said. “I had good memories of him breaking down other teams’ tendencies and helping us to be prepared.”

A B RU I N O N C E AGA I N When Sealy got the job at UCLA in 2010, he replaced Andy Banachowski, who retired after coaching for the Bruins for 43 years. Banachowski amassed a record of 1,106-301 and was the first women’s volleyball coach inducted into the National Volleyball Hall of Fame. “It was sad at first that my chapter at Hawai‘i was coming to

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a close,” Sealy said. “It was never ver about replacing a legend. It was about getting to work.” Sealy’s first season at UCL A LA didn’t end in regular Bruin fashshion. Normally a perennial Top-5 p-5 ranked team, UCL A didn’t make ake it out of the second round of the NCA A Tournament, something ing they have only done once since nce 2003. Sealy made his return to Hawai‘i and lost to the Rainbow ow Wahine earlier in the season. But something clicked for Sealy and his Bruin squad in 2011. 011. After falling to USC in its regular ular season fi nale, the Bruins stormed med through the NCA A Tournament, ent, defeating six teams while dropping ing only three total sets. “It was a blur,” Sealy said. “I talked to my team about it this year. ear. Every year is going to be a differententlooking journey. The team last year, ear, we were just as good in the preseason son as we were in the finals. You just got to keep playing hard.” “I was happy for him [to win a national title],” Maeda said. “He knows ows so much about volleyball, and he’s really passionate about it, so I was really ally happy for him. I was also a little sad since we weren’t there.” For Sealy, who will make his return once again to Hawai‘i, the memories still remain.

“I get to Hawai‘i three or four times a year so I can come out here and work out the nostalgia of it,” Sealy said. “The first year coming back was really, really heavy. Thee more you have to do it, you get used to it.” But for two past colleagues, distance does not keep them from being close friends. “I get to see Dave [Shoji] on the road – I get to see him around pretty often, so it’s not so terrible anymore,” Sealy said.

Hawai‘i vs. San Diego State Friday, 7 p.m. Hawai‘i vs. Idaho Saturday, 7 p.m. Hawai‘i vs. UCLA Sunday, 5 p.m. All matches are held in the Stan Sheriff Center. All UH Mā noa students with a valid ID get in free.

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Current UCLA head coach Mike Sealy was an assistant under UH head coach Dave Shoji from 2006-09.

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