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April Fools: A Tricky Origin

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
April 5, 2016
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The April Fools origin is a very weird story that happened long ago back in 1000 AD. Many places back then enjoyed the pranks of others and it's been recognized everywhere for the citizens great and funny pranks. April Fools started as a practical joke on a calendar. During March, someone made a mistake...

A Flashlight with High Standard Military Features.

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
April 5, 2016
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The military has just recently invented an amazing heavy duty flashlight able to produce enough light to get you through those dark areas when you're alone.The X-700 was announced supposedly  to help you see on those dark nights to catch robbers and produce enough light for a bright trail when you're...

Hawaii Hot and Cold!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
March 14, 2016
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We have been having some good and bad weather for the past week. It's been raining night and day, cold mornings and cold days. The weather couldn't possibly get worse, but it will get better starting today. Those cold winds are finally leaving for now until it comes back again. Winds have been light,...

This Day In History: March 6

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
March 7, 2016
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On March 6th, 2016, Friedrich Bayer & Co. patented the most common household drug today: aspirin. Aspirin, or acetylsalicylic acid, was originally made from chemicals found in the bark of willow trees. The first people to use a primitive form of the painkiller were the Greeks. Hippocrates used it...

Facebook’s “Like” button is about to get some company

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
February 25, 2016
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Facebook has been testing out several new alternatives in addition to their 7 year old "like" button around the world, in places like Japan, Spain, and Ireland. This past Wednesday, Facebook  announced they would start making a "Haha", "Angry", and a few other responses, including a Heart for Love,...

This day in history – February 16

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
February 23, 2016
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Each and every day has it's own history. February 16th is no exception. Archeologists opened the tomb of King Tut on this day, a massive event in that time period. It was opened by Englishman Howard Carter in 1923. King Tutankhamen was a king that lived around 1400 B.C. It was discovered that he died...

Paul Breese Named “Living Treasure” Of Hawai’i

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
February 22, 2016
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Paul Breese, beloved member of the Kohala community, recently named Living Treasure of Hawai'i.

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Origins of Valentine’s Day

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
February 13, 2016
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The origin of one of the most widely known and celebrated holidays in the world, explained by Kohala High School news reporter Angelique Kokal.

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Ben and Jerry’s Vegan Ice Cream?!

Donna Botelho, Reporter
February 4, 2016
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Ice cream--what makes the world go around. With the famous ice cream truck song and all the different companies that produce this delicacy, Ben and Jerry's will stay in our hearts forever as one of the best companies in our world. Okay maybe a little biased, but everyone loves ice cream, and Ben and...

Happy Groundhog Day!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
February 4, 2016
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February 2nd, 2016 marks the famous Groundhog Day! According to legend, if a groundhog called Punxsutawney  Phil sees his shadow, winter will hold out for six more weeks. If not, then winter will end at it's normal time. The belief was also widely spread in 1993 by the film of the same name, in which...

Kohala High code 7556 for Foodland’s Shop for Education program

Kohala High code 7556 for Foodland’s Shop for Education program

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
February 4, 2016
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Foodland will be awarding $200,000 in college scholarships to 100 Hawaii high school students. This program begins today through March 15, 2016. Represent Kohala High School during the program period and help us earn Maika'i points. The greater the amount of Maika'i points we earn, the more schola...

Join Kohala High School’s SCU!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
January 27, 2016
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Join the Student Credit Union today!

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