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What’s Next, Seniors? P1 Colleges: Universities, and Private vs Public Schools.

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

For many high school students, just completing their final assignments to graduate requires major mental effort. So the question of what comes after can be extremely intimidating. There are many paths to consider for after high school. Post- high school options include trade school, the armed forces,...

What’s Next, Seniors? P2: Trade Schools

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

For many high school students, just completing their final assignments to graduate requires major mental effort. So the question of what comes after can be extremely intimidating. There are many paths to consider for after high school. Post- high school options include trade school, the armed forces,...

What’s Next, Seniors? P3: Enlisting in the Armed Forces

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

For many high school students, just completing their final assignments to graduate requires major mental effort. So the question of what comes after can be extremely intimidating. There are many paths to consider for after high school. Post- high school options include trade school, the armed forces,...

What’s Next, Seniors? P4: Entering the Workforce

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

For many high school students, just completing their final assignments to graduate requires major mental effort. So the question of what comes after can be extremely intimidating. There are many paths to consider for after high school. Post- high school options include trade school, the armed forces,...

More and more manufacturers entering the driverless car market

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

Driver-less cars could greatly decrease the risk of accidents and traffic issues as well as increase fuel efficiency. They could benefit those with physical disabilities, impaired vision and the elderly who can't drive themselves. They would also remove human error such as slow reaction and distra...

What’s Next, Seniors? P5: Gap Years

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

For many high school students, just completing their final assignments to graduate requires major mental effort. So the question of what comes after can be extremely intimidating. There are many paths to consider for after high school. Post- high school options include trade school, the armed forc...

Where Did the Easter Bunny Come From?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

May 9, 2019

Easter is the holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus, but the way the holiday is widely celebrated today doesn't quite reflect religious views. Christian churches do celebrate the victory of Jesus, but many people also celebrate Easter with the secular festivities of Easter egg hunting and...

How can we eat healthier, Kohala?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

April 18, 2019

It can be very hard to eat healthy. Social occasions, on-the-go lifestyles, and just seriously tasty foods make it even more difficult. Today, with the many fad diets and dietary preferences, it is hard to even know what "diet" is healthiest. So what is a healthy diet, and how can we achieve it? D...

The 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Waikoloa

Gillian Ward, Reporter

April 15, 2019

The Big Island felt a surprisingly large shake on Saturday. The earthquake was reportedly 14 miles from Waikoloa Village and was 5.3 in Magnitude. It was strongest in the Waikoloa area, but could be felt in Kona and even North Kohala. Because this quake was seismic, and not volcanic, it was a shake rather...

Dance night at The Kahilu Theatre: a musical escape for the people of The Big Island

Gillian Ward, Reporter

April 15, 2019

The Kahilu Theatre is a 490 seat performing arts theater in Waimea. The Kahilu Foundation offers a wide variety of productions viewed from the rows of seats, as well as youth performing programs. But what many Big Island residents don't know, is that there are now events being held behind the curtain... Now,...

Why Does it Matter if Corals Die?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Corals are a beautiful part of our oceans. There are hundreds of different types of corals, and thousands of different marine species that depend on and call coral reefs home. Twenty five percent of marine species rely on coral reefs to find food, shelter and to breed. This means if the coral reefs d...

What is Coral, Anyway?

Gillian Ward, Reporter

March 25, 2019

Until an older age, many people don’t realize coral isn’t just pristine white rock that washes up on beaches. Not only is coral living thing, it is an animal. Yes, coral is a marine invertebrate that reproduces and even eats. Each coral is called a polyp; they can be microscopic, five inches or ...

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