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Why are schools open in the Puna district?

Damian Maria, Reporter

May 29, 2018

I know you’ve all heard about the lava flow in the Puna area, but did you know that the schools in the Puna district are still open? Indeed they are; I have relatives that go to Pahoa High and I think it is ridiculous that they kept the schools open. When knowing that having the school open puts the...

What a disaster! Oahu and Kaua’i hit hard by rains.

Damian Maria, Reporter

April 23, 2018

As you all know, Oahu has been getting hit hard from the past rainy days. From the news, “Two days after torrential rain flooded the area, the clean up continues in many in the hardest hit areas of East Oahu,” many houses where lost or damaged and others were flooded. A man named Jamie Ramirez an...

Student needs should be the priority

Student needs should be the priority

Damian Maria, Reporter

March 6, 2018

I asked some people about their teachers and how they teach. Most of them told me that their teachers are helpful and most encouraging when it comes to something challenging. Others, however, complained that some of their teachers don’t help them at all; they are just given an assignment and when it...

What’s up with school lunch?

What’s up with school lunch?

Damian Maria, Reporter

February 22, 2018

Last year there were various complaints about our school's lunch. Through social media till this day, I’ve witnessed anger towards the school because of the kind of lunch they serve to the kids. Students have been handed out rotten fruits, and grumble about how small portions the workers give out....

Why is Hawaiian such an issue to the U.S.?

Why is Hawaiian such an issue to the U.S.?

Damian Maria, Reporter

February 13, 2018

You may have heard the story of the man Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo, a professor at the University of Hawaii, who refused to respond in court to English and spoke Hawaiian instead. The judge disliked his actions and dropped an arrest warrant against him. However, a new story is now trending about a boy...

No school on Friday and two days next week.

No school on Friday and two days next week.

Damian Maria, Reporter

February 13, 2018

This week Friday there is no school due to Teacher Institute Day. The following week there is no school on Monday, Feb. 19 due to Presidents Day and Friday the 23rd due to another Teacher PD day.  

Terror in Las Vegas

Damian Maria, Reporter

October 3, 2017

Sunday night in LAS VEGAS— A gunman on a high floor of a Las Vegas hotel called the Mandalay Bay issued a rapid-fire barrage on an outdoor concert festival, killing at least 58 people, injuring hundreds of others, and sending thousands of terrified survivors fleeing for cover. The sheriff identified ...

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