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Save the bees

Destiny Souze, Reporter
November 2, 2016
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The bees need our help! In the early 1990's, beekeepers started to observe the disappearance of the bees at unusually high rates. Pesticides, industrial agriculture, parasites, and climate change are all to blame for the unfortunate decline of the bees. But fear not! Saving the bees isn't as impossible...

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performance and Information

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter
October 26, 2016
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The world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir of Salt Lake City, Utah has been performing live every Sunday morning on a live broadcast known as "Music and the Spoken Word." This year commemorates it's 88th year since Music and the Spoken Word was first broadcasted in 1929. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir...

2016 Hawaiian Songwriting Festival

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter
October 26, 2016
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On Friday, October 21st, a Hawaiian song writing workshop was held at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea on the Big Island. An opening ceremony began with a traditional Hawaiian welcome protocol presentation, a Hawaiian blessing from a Native Hawaiian practitioner, and hula to honor Doctor Larry Kimura, a composer,...

Quarter 2 Is Here!!

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
October 20, 2016
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Today is the first week of 2nd quarter for students in Kohala High School and tests like SAT and ACT are being are becoming more common in topics of conversation or news on our morning bulletin.  The 2nd quarter of school is the end of the first semester, and it is very vital that you get things like...

Killer Clown Epidemic

Destiny Souze, Reporter
October 18, 2016
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Clowns are widely feared entertainers; throw in "killer" and you've created many people's worse nightmares. clown sighting started during August in South Carolina. Clowns were reported trying to lure children into the woods. It didn't take long for this clown trend to spread to places like Australia,...

Welcome Back Students!!

Keiko Yamura
October 17, 2016
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I hope everyone had a wonderful break and is now ready for the 2nd quarter of this school year! There are lots of exciting things coming up in October so make sure you don't miss out! Here are some of the many things happening this month: Sign ups for soccer and girls basketball are available in...

Presidential Election on Tuesday, November 8th

Kuhao Kawaauhau, Reporter
October 3, 2016
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The General Presidential Election is set for Tuesday, November 8th of his year. That's right! The Presidential Election will be held nationwide and will be televised by major television networks. This broadcast will be carried live to all 50 states as everyone prepares to vote and elect a new President. The...

Did You Miss this Week’s Representative Visits?

Keiko Yamura, Reporter
September 26, 2016
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Aloha Kohala High Students! As many of you know, we not only had a Hawaii Pacific University representative come, but two Dorrance Scholarship representatives also visited our school this last week. They had lots of very valuable information to share and I hope that everyone who wanted to be there m...

Letter of Intent due Monday. GET IT DONE!

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
September 22, 2016
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During your senior year of high school, you will be required to do some sort of activity, or project, that will benefit the community.  For Kohala High School, this has been a requirement to walk on graduation day. You will need a letter of intent to appeal your senior project so it can be sent to...

9/11 Remembered

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter
September 15, 2016
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Sunday, September 11th, was the day where all people were gathered at the World Trade Center in New York to hear the names of all those who died on this tragic and horrific event. Planes attacked the twin towers, the World Trade Center, as well as the Pentagon. Thousands were killed during the event...

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Italy

Destiny Souze, Reporter
August 29, 2016
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On Wednesday, August 24th Ascoli Piceno, Italy was struck with a devastating 6.2 magnitude earthquake resulting in a bodycount of 291 people. A state wide funeral was held for the victims and Italy has marked a day of national mourning for this tragedy. The earthquake not only took lives, but also  irreplaceable...

The Pledge of Allegiance controversy continues

Destiny Souze, Reporter
August 29, 2016
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The Pledge of Allegiance has quite the controversy surrounding it. It was originally written for a children's magazine as a celebratory piece for the 400th year anniversary of the arrival of Columbus. The original version, written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, has been changed multiple times. The current...

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