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The School Year is Almost Over!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter
May 22, 2015
Filed under Features

The School Year is Almost Finished!!! Majority of the students are jumping with joy but others are gonna be saying goodbye to Kohala High School and are very sad. The last day of school is on June 3rd. That means less than two weeks for people to get in their late assignments and college papers. Students...

Congratulations All Kohala High School Athletes!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter
May 22, 2015
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The annual Kohala High School end of the year year sports banquet took place in the Cafeteria on May 20. The banquet started at 6:00pm and many athletes came with their families to enjoy the delicious food. The athletes and parents got to talk story about their sports memories. The banquet continued...

Yearbooks Being Sold

Maya Anderson, Reporter
May 21, 2015
Filed under Features

See Mrs. Pasco if you would like to buy a yearbook for $60. Students are reminded to check the book for errors such as missing or torn pages BEFORE writing in the book. Once you write in the book, it's yours. After checking your yearbook, write your name inside and make sure you know where your book...

Summer’s Top Travel Destinations

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter
May 14, 2015
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If you're like me, you can't stand to sit around in one place, or on one island, for too long. Most of the students are either taking a holiday this summer or graduating and are quite eager to visit new places and try new things. Travel is one of life's greatest adventures, and should be experienced...

Your Home Away From Home

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter
May 8, 2015
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As many of Kohala High School's graduating seniors embark on their journey to university or college, there are many essentials or items of comfort that can help ease the sometimes difficult transition to a new place. Along with the obvious household necessities, such as dishes, bed sheets and cleaning...

Students speak on Thirty Meter Telescope

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter
April 28, 2015
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For years, Mauna Kea on the Big Island has been revered for its astounding collection of interstellar telescopes and observatories. It is the highest mountain in the world from its base 56,447 feet below sea level, to its awe-inspiring 13,796 foot-above sea altitude, making it an obvious candidate for...

End of the Year

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Features

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 committee and Senior Banquet Committee on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Seniors are in suspense...

52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter
April 13, 2015
Filed under Features

April 5, 2015 marked the opening date of the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival, celebrated in Hilo to honor King David Kalakaua. This festival is hailed as the most prestigious hula competition in all the world, and is also filled with non-competitive events such as parades, live entertainment and...

From Freshmen to Senior to Freshmen

Timothy Pontius, Editor
April 9, 2015
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A video of myself (Timothy Pontius)as a freshman, being adopted by Andrew Trump (then a senior). Then the second half is myself as a senior adopting freshman Brogan Colovos and giving him some advice. ...

Class of 2015 interview

Nicole Castillo, Reporter
April 9, 2015
Filed under Features

We asked some students from the class of 2015 on how they feel knowing that it is their last quarter at Kohala High School. We also asked them what kind advice they would like to pass down to the underclassmen.

Spring Break

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter
April 6, 2015
Filed under Features

Spring break this year was during March 16 to the 20th, a full week. Many people did fun and exciting things. Some people went travelling to far-away places, while others stayed on the Big Island. Some people had competitive sport practices and tournaments, such as Tennis and Softball. Isabel Steinhof...

Farewell class of 2015

Desha Yamasaki-Cazimero and Kiera Javillonar
April 2, 2015
Filed under Features

Graduation is coming and the seniors are getting ready to walk the line. Looking back at the beginning of the year, the seniors have impacted the school a lot by making friends with the underclassmen and helping out in student activities. The memories will always be kept with them and will surely be...

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