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Processed Meats Causing Cancer?

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
November 5, 2015
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Wait; are you telling me bacon can give you cancer? Studies have recently shown that processed meats such as bacon, hot dogs, red meats, etc. have a cancer causing chemical called carcinogen.  Carcinogen is in the same category as tobacco and asbestos (both cause cancer in over exposed).  This doesn't...

The Homecoming Dance Update!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
October 29, 2015
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Didn't go to the Homecoming Dance? Want some info? It was a blast. This year's homecoming  dance was pretty good I guess.  We had many people participate in this year's homecoming and therefore I hope it was good. Most people said "Hey, it was pretty great." Others say "It could've been better." Even...

Kohala students planning a trip to Italy and Greece

Steven Pagano, Reporter
October 20, 2015
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Recently Kohala School has been looking for some students to go on a educational tour to Greece and Italy. The main problem is that each student must find a way to raise a little over $4,000. This tour is a 12 day trip starting off with a whole day in the plane or about 23 hours long according to Go...

Treasure Hunters Reunite Jewelry to Owners.

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
September 10, 2015
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Have you ever lost jewelry on the beach? Do you want to find it? Ask these three vacationist who may have found your jewelry. As they were searching the beach, looking for valuable treasures they stumble upon tons of jewelry. They decided on trying to return the jewelry to whomever owns it. Many people...

Welcome Back Dance – Yay or Nay?

Jashel Jose, Reporter
August 31, 2015
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Kohala High School threw a ‘Welcome Back’ dance at the school cafeteria on August 20th. The purpose of the dance was to welcome the 2015-‘16 school year, but was it a success? I got to interview a few students that attended the dance. A lot of them enjoyed it, and they had a great time. Ther...

Kohala High Superheroes STUCO theme for the year

Kohala High Superheroes STUCO theme for the year

Miranda Canniff, Reporter
August 29, 2015
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What's the first thing that pops into your head when you hear "SUPERHERO"? Probably Batman, Superman, or Spiderman right? This year at Kohala High School, a new school theme has been introduced by this year's student council(STUCO) officers, redefining what it means to be a superhero. This theme is meant...

Happy Birthday Duke Kahanamoku!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
August 27, 2015
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August 24th, 2015 was Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamokus 125th Birthday! Kahanamoku was an American competitive swimmer with a very strong Hawaiian ethnicity. He is very widely credited and well known for spreading the sport of surfing. Kahanamoku was also an actor, businessman, law enforcement...

Do video games cause violence? A new study from American Psychological Association task force

Stephen Pagano III, Reporter
August 21, 2015
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Ever since the beginning of video games there has been that one question that almost every parent has wondered. Do video games make you violent? The controversy on whether they make people violent or not dates all the way back to 1976 when a game called "Death Race" came out. The 8-bit game featured...

Fire Effects the Kohala Teens

Donna Botelho, Reporter
August 11, 2015
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Over the weekend a fire hit Kawaihae, blocking roads and such. But there were other effects, not just for the adults of Hawaii trying to get to work and to do their normal afternoon routine. Because of this fire the WIFI and TV had gone down. Most teens were posting on Social Networking like Snapchat...

Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser

Maya Anderson, Reporter
May 26, 2015
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The Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser took place on Saturday, May 16 at Kahua Ranch. The theme of the fundraiser was "Beer, Boots, Brats, and BBQ".  They held a silent auction, live auction, donation and ticket sales. The main live auction item was a handmade ukulele made out of koa...

Riding the School Bus

Maya Anderson, Reporter
May 26, 2015
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Students that are planning to ride the school bus next year,  make sure that you fill out an application with your information and payment plan. The application will ask if you are going to go on the round trip, morning only or afternoon only. The payment options consists of a round trip which costs...

Life Hacks For The Aspiring College Student

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter
May 22, 2015
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Most of us are already aware of the usefulness of life hacks such as immersing your wet phone or electronics in a bowl of rice overnight to repair water damage. Maybe some of us even follow life hack blogs and forums online. For the Kohala Cowboys and Cowgirls about to venture off into their independent...

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