• Kohala Places 3rd in States for Division 2 Boys Basketball March 9, 2015

  • Shoe Donations

    Shoe Donations

    Kailena Kaaekuahiwi, Reporter

    March 31, 2015

    On Monday, March 23, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai`i was delighted to donate gently used Reebok athletic gear to the students of Kohala High School for use during athletic practices and physical education classes. The hotel had a surplus of the Fairmont Fit athletic gear, and when they learned that the... READ MORE »»

  • Kohala High School gets a new mural

    Kohala High School gets a new mural

    Nicole Castillo, Reporter

    March 10, 2015

    Over the past years Kohala High School has been getting new murals put up around the school and this March Kohala High welcomes a new mural through the Hawaii Meth Project. The Mural consists of a beautiful background of marine animals and the words NOT EVEN ONCE in the middle of the mural. Not Even... READ MORE »»

    Kohala High students posed with the artists of the Not Even Once Mural Project at the mural's dedication on March 6. The NEOMP works in conjunction with the Hawaii Meth Project to encourage everyone to live drug free lives. This was their 10th mural in Hawaii.

  • We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

    We Are Proud of You Cowboys!

    Nicole Castillo, Reporter

    February 23, 2015

    Congrats to another great season Cowboys. This season they won all 13 of their regular scheduled games. They have now qualified to go to states. With only 9 players on the team they manage to take down almost every team that comes in their way.  The secret weapon to winning is the most important part... READ MORE »»

  • Will Mauna Kea Ever Erupt?

    Will Mauna Kea Ever Erupt?

    Maya Anderson, Reporter

    October 2, 2014

    In the Hawaiian language, "Mauna Kea" means "White Mountain." Mauna Kea right now is a dormant volcano and will likely erupt again. Mauna Kea last erupted about 4,500 years ago. A few earthquakes beneath Mauna Kea could signal an eruption that may happen within a short amount of time. But groups of earthquakes... READ MORE »»

  • Kohala High School Earns Bronze Medal Recognition

    Kohala High School Earns Bronze Medal Recognition

    Kassie Kometani, Editor

    April 29, 2014

    Every year, U.S. News ranks more than 31,000 schools from all 5o states. The most notable schools are awarded a gold, silver, or bronze medal based on their performance on state assessments along with how well they prepare students for college. To be eligible for a state ranking, schools must receive... READ MORE »»

Shoe Donations

Shoe Donations

Kailena Kaaekuahiwi, Reporter

On Monday, March 23, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawai`i was delighted to donate gently used Reebok athletic gear to the students of Kohala High School for use during athletic practices and physical education classes. The hotel...  Read More »

March 31, 2015 • 0 comments

Snow, Winter Storm and High Wind for Big Island

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

On the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa there are currently high wind warnings as well as a winter storm warning up till 6 PM Thursday (March 12, 2015). The winds are between 40 and 55 mph, but could get as high as 50 to...  Read More »

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North Kohala Radio (KNKR) to start later this year

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

Among the new developments in Kohala include the introduction of its very own radio station, KNKR 96.1 FM. KNKR's start-up will be locally integrated, relying on volunteers and the community to provide broadcasts. The station's...  Read More »

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Cowgirls make a come back

Kiera Javillonar, Reporter

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015 the Cowgirls hosted the Honoka'a Dragons for a softball game. This game was very important for both teams. It determined where they will play...  Read More »

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Kohala Tennis Beats Honoka’a Rivals

April 16, 2015

Cowgirls Spoil WaveRiders’ Senior Game

April 6, 2015

Tennis Story

April 2, 2015

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Stop focusing on what we wear and worry about what we learn

Amber Malasig, Reporter

Many students wonder why do we have dress code or why do they make a big deal about dress code? Students, mainly girls, come to school to learn, not to get detention for dress code. Like it's not even that important on how...  Read More »

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End of the Year

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

Quarter 4 just started and the school year is almost coming to an end. The Seniors are getting ready for their graduation, on May 30th, 2015. There are constant meetings during morning recess for commencement...  Read More »

April 16, 2015 • 0 comments

52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

April 13, 2015

From Freshmen to Senior to Freshmen

April 9, 2015

Class of 2015 interview

April 9, 2015

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  • Book of the Month- April 2015

    To Kill A Mockingbird Author: Harper Lee My choice for this months' BOTM was chosen for it's powerful dialogue, insightful messages, and moving th...

  • Book Of The Month – March 2015

    My pick for the book of the month was chosen because of its creative and individualistic use of imagery throughout the text, as well as it’s enraptu...

  • Competing For The Top

    During our Homecoming week we held our girls powder puff flag and boys powder puff dance. The Sophomore and Junior girls played in the first game whic...

  • 2015 Astrology Forecast

    ARIES: (21 March - 19 April) Sign of the Ram. Adventurous, innovative, daredevil, confident, smug, impulsive, arrogant. Ruled by Mars. Advice for 2...

  • Christmas Traditions

    Many families put up a tree in a house and Santa Clause comes down the chimney and puts presents under the tree. Some kids don't get to experience the...

  • 44th Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

    The 44th Annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival was held November 7-16. I went on November 15th and got to perform at the Keauhou shopping center.  At ...

  • Halloween is Coming Soon!

    Halloween is a time of the year when people of all ages dress up and go trick-or-treating. October 31st is dedicated to remembering the dead. Trick re...

  • Never Enough

    Eminem, a music legend in the Hip Hop community, has released a new song and set a date on his next album, Shady XV.  This is a shock to many of his ...

  • How is Bubblegum actually made?

    Bubblegum, today, is made out of rubber and plastic. The rubber and plastic act as the base, in which the base is poured into a mixer where they add c...

  • Kohala Students Participate in Okinawan Festival

    Every year Ryukyukoku Matsuri Daiko (RMD) participats in the annual Okinawan Festival. This festival consists of things from Okinawan food to Okinawan...