By Katlin Cilliers | Staff Writer

Word on the street:

What is your best childhood memory?

Jasmine Brown
Age: 20
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Liberal Arts

“When I was living in Japan, when I was a kid. I went to Disneyland, I learned the language, basically, coz I lived with my aunties. I speak fluent [Japanese] and I understand fluent, yeah so that’s cool. I went to school there, elementary school. Really different, nothing like the elementary school here, everyone wears uniform, everyone has the same bag, boys and girls, two different color bags, and they were strict. Very strict.”

Richard Aqui
Age: 18
Hometown: Honolulu
Major: Liberal Arts

“It would have to be … the TV shows I watched on Cartoon Network. It was like ‘Kids Next Door’, ‘Fosters Home for Imaginary Friends’, ‘Ed Edd Eddy’. They were all like, old TV shows I watched until … I think it was like, 6th grade. It’s a great memory because back then, it was like, this is when Cartoon Network was very popular, but now … from like, 2013 it just started to get low ratings.”

Kamely Onamwar
Age: 19
Hometown: Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
Major: Liberal Arts

“Camping, I guess. In Waiʻanae. We went camping [with] our church.”

John Ashton
Age: 90
Hometown: Funchal, Ilha da Madeira, Portugal
Visitor at KCC

“I was writing about that this morning. I was [playing] by a river … and then I fell off a little wall, fell on my back … and just before I fell, my father was already by my side.”

Aisha Melendez-Otero 
Age: 19
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Major: Liberal Arts

“I would say moving around. Living in Guam. I’ve lived in Puerto Rico, Florida, here, Guam, North Carolina.”