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Kohala | Hometown

Destiny Souze, Reporter
October 1, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Kohala has been my home for the majority of my life. My earliest memories, my friends, my best days, and my worst have all been here in the small town. It's wild to think about how much impact a town can have on a person, and I can definitely say that if I was raised anywhere else I would be completely...

Transgender Bathroom law – hurt or help?

Donna Botelho, Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Obama has ordered all public schools in the US to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice. He continued by saying, "They are vulnerable, and I think it’s part of our obligation as a society to make sure everybody is treated fairly, and our kids are all loved and protected, and...

Students React to Finals Week Being Cancelled

Jashel Jose, Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The faculty came up with an idea of having a finals week and announced it on April 25th. However, they have decided to cancel it a week after. The official announcement buzzed throughout the school and shocked the students who were already committed to finals week. "I actually liked the idea of finals...

Yearbook mistake or not?

Donna Botelho, Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

High school yearbooks, we all have them and love them, looking back on them in coming years to laugh at the memories we shared. However, there can be mistakes that are made, and some are just purely for laughs while others are borderline offensive. A Muslim student wearing a hijab (Bayan Zehlif) was...

Trump Wins Hawaii???

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter
March 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

On March 7, 2016, @ 2:36 am, Donald Trump won the Republican  presidential caucuses in Hawaii.  This is just another addition to Trump's wins in other states that include Michigan and Mississippi.  This is a big surprise for many people coming mainly from the fact that Trump's proposition is to export...

Trump Wins? No Problem! Canada has room

Donna Botelho, Reporter
February 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion

With the presidential elections almost in full swing, some people (like myself) are scared out of their minds if Donald Trump of the Republican party wins. The candidate has been on the internet as a meme and many younger people of the country strongly dislike this man. Apparently not just people in...

Feminist or not?

Donna Botelho, Reporter
December 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

A lot of celebrities like to claim themselves as supporters of certain subjects; regarding politics and such. Music star Nicki Minaj is one of those people. She claims to be a "feminist" and has made many statements regarding to it. But is that famous music producer really true to her word? Recently,...

In the Spirit of Christmas

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
December 8, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Christmas time is almost here. It's a time where families come together to enjoy the spirit of the holiday to give gifts, put up the christmas tree, wear ugly sweaters that keep you warm and drink some nice hot cocoa. The colors of the christmas lights shining in the night, the hot steam from your hot...

State Supreme Court shuts down TMT

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
December 3, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Is TMT shutting down? It seems so. There have been some activity going on with the Supreme Court about TMT construction on hold. The Court ruled the permit for TMT is invalid. That's right INVALID. This is good but we only know that TMT is being put on hold until this gets sorted out. The Thirty Meter...

Feeling “Left” Out?

Kaid Nickl, Reporter
November 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

If you are, it's alright. Only an estimated 12% of the worlds population is left-handed. (The author makes up a part of that minority) Although many people bear pride at being left-handed, this wasn't always the case. During the Middle Ages, left-handed people were believed to be possessed by the...

ISIS Threatens To Attack Washington D.C.!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter
November 19, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Terrorists have finally come to an understanding to bring America to its knees. There have been bomb strikes in Paris  and their next target may be D.C., the stronghold of our nation. They have begun to threaten the U.S. demanding that if  the Crusader campaign try to stop them they will do to Washington,...

#PrayForTheWorld

Donna Botelho, Reporter
November 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

It is not just Paris we should pray for, but the entire world. Beirut who was bombed two days before Paris is not in the news or covered by the press. In Baghdad a bomb went off at a funeral. And no one's status says "Pray For Baghdad" Why? Because not one "American" died in that fire. What  abou...

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