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History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
January 19, 2016
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day was promoted as a holiday in 1979 by U.S. Senator Edward Brooke and U.S. Representative John Conyers. They introduced a bill in Congress to turn King's birthday into a national holiday. When the bill first came to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, it fell five votes...

Second Semester Has Arrived

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
January 12, 2016
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Winter break is over and school is now back in session! For a majority of us students, this means stress, annoyance, discontent and horrible sleep schedules. A majority of students also share the opinion that our break went by too rapidly, leaving us feeling unsettled. Although students wish their...

Join Michael Bartolome On KNKR!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
January 12, 2016
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Yes, that's right! Kohala High School's very own senior Michael Bartolome hosts his own show at KNKR radio station (96.1 FM) where he plays music ranging from rock to rap! Cleverly named the "Mike on the Mic " show, tune in during 4-5 P.M on Tuesday to listen to Michael crank out some jams! The show...

Happy Holidays and Break!

Donna Botelho, Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Features

Finally, the last day of stress and the coming of the holidays! Whether you celebrate the upcoming holidays or not, be safe and have a happy Holiday and New Year! Make sure you bust out the hot cocoa and the candy canes since finals are finally over; go and have fun or burn your old work and dance...

New Year’s Traditions; from old to new!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
December 17, 2015
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There are many holiday traditions but there is one holiday that is quite different from any other. New Year's; the time of romance and indulgence. We all welcome the New Year by having big parties, lighting fireworks and starting a New Year. Under all the great sparkle, glimmer and magic is an ancient...

The NiceBot

Steven Pagano, Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Features

Did you know that something mean is posted on Twitter every 60 seconds on average. That's also only statistics for Twitter, not including other social media like Facebook. Cyberbullying is a major problem in today's day and age. Champions against Bullying was aloud to be the first people to be a...

Winter Ball 101: Tips and Advices for Girls

Jashel Jose, Reporter
December 17, 2015
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Hi y'all! Winter ball is coming up and here are some of my tips and advice for all of those attendees. 1. Don't wear heels! This tip is for those girls who are insecure about their height. Don't worry about your height because you're perfect just the way you are! Please avoid wearing heels u...

The History of Christmas

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Features

Christmas is most well-known as a Christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus. Christmas has evolved over the course of centuries into a worldwide festivity, incorporating numerous pre-Christian traditions into the celebrations. In present day, Christmas is a time for family reunions and a time for...

DUI With Self Driving Cars?

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
December 17, 2015
Filed under Features

Wait, self driving cars?!?!  You heard me right.  Ever since 2011, the first law was passed in Nevada to allow the use of driverless autonomous vehicles on the road.  It is 2015 now and more and more and more states are passing this law as well. These driverless cars are funded by Google and are...

YouTuber controversy; when does prank go too far?

Donna Botelho, Reporter
December 3, 2015
Filed under Features

Recently YouTuber stars have always had some types of hate because of their choice of career and such. But there is a fine line between humor and just being a jerk. YouTube "Star" Sam Pepper has had a lot of hate in the past because of his choice of videos and content. He has assaulted some girls in...

The Meaning of Thanksgiving

Angelique Kokal, Reporter
November 24, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Features

Thanksgiving is coming up just around the corner now, this in most cases means feasting, four-day weekends, football games and family reunions. The first Thanksgiving was neither a feast nor a football game, it was a very simple gathering. Trailing the Mayflower's arrival at Plymouth Rock on Dec 11,...

Airport Contraband Ups Security!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features

Have you carried anything that may be contraband in your hand carry or suitcase? Be aware! Airport security makes sure no contraband gets on the plane. But there have been reports of contraband constantly being sighted on airport scanners. They have found bottles of wine, sharp objects, hidden weapons,...

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