By Cameron Enomoto | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: What is your favorite song?

Kayla Sagon-Gomes
Age: 25
Hometown: Wahiawa, Oʻahu
Major: PTA

“I would say ‘Wanted to Be’ by Hui Pū because the guys that wrote the song are in my hula hālau and I think that the song has a good message.”

Olivia Alexander
Age: 20
Hometown: Eureka, California 
Major: Pre-nursing

“I like ‘Your Song’ by Elton John because it’s really well written musically and I think the story behind the composition of the song is interesting.”

Sumika Matsubara
Age: 22
Hometown: Aichi, Japan 
Major: Hospitality

“I don’t think I only have one favorite song, but I think J-pop is my favorite genre. I like the band Arashi because I used to listen to them almost everyday in my childhood so I have good memories.”

Adrian Arakaki
Age: 23
Hometown: Mililani, Oʻahu 
Major: MLT

“I like ‘Dream Sweet in Sea Major’ by Miracle Musical. I think it’s a bit mysterious, but it speaks to me.”

Liz Yun
Age: 19
Hometown: Makiki, Oʻahu 
Major: Business

“My favorite song is ‘Butterfly’ by Umi. The lyrics are in English but I like that it’s gentle. It helps a lot with burnout and stress.”