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Farewell to Kohala’s Class of 2014

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 28, 2014

It was a beautiful day for Kohala's commencement ceremony on May 24, 2014. Family, friends, and the community packed into Hisaoka Gym to watch the Class of 2014 become official alumni of Kohala High School. This year's graduation brought some new changes, such as all the graduates wore white caps and...

Class of 2015 Senior Pictures

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 22, 2014

We are saying goodbye to Kohala High's class of 2014 seniors, which means the class of 2015 is preparing for their own senior year. Every summer, right before school starts, seniors take their portrait pictures for the yearbook. Once again, Action Photos of Hawaii- Hilo will be taking the Senior Yearbook...

May: The Month of AP Tests

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 13, 2014

The end of the school year brings an abundance of end of course exams. For some juniors and seniors, this means they have to take their AP exams.  There is only one AP class offered at Kohala High School. That is the AP English Language and Composition class taught by Ms. Fern White. If students want...

Athletic Awards Banquet

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 8, 2014

All Kohala High School coaches, athletes, and their parents are invited to an Athletic Awards Banquet on May 20th. It will be in the KHS cafeteria starting at 6:00. This banquet is to celebrate the athletic achievements of the 2013-2014 school year. Usually there is an in-school assembly at the end of...

2014 Tennis State Championships

The Kohala tennis team poses for a picture at the Wailea Tennis Courts.

Kassie Kometani, Editor

May 6, 2014

This year marked an important hallmark for the Kohala High School tennis team as they sent six players to the 2014 HHSAA Tennis State Championships. This was the most that had ever represented Kohala at the tournament,  a fact the made Coach Hermann Fernandez very proud. The tournament was held in beautiful...

Kohala High School Earns Bronze Medal Recognition

Kohala High School Earns Bronze Medal Recognition

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 29, 2014

Every year, U.S. News ranks more than 31,000 schools from all 5o states. The most notable schools are awarded a gold, silver, or bronze medal based on their performance on state assessments along with how well they prepare students for college. To be eligible for a state ranking, schools must receive...

Kometani and Steinhoff Get Last Spot at States

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 24, 2014

Scheduled to play against Iolani at 4:30 at Punahou, Kohala's doubles duo Kassie Kometani and Isabel Steinhoff flew to Oahu yesterday and prepared themselves for a tough match. Iolani finished eighth at the ILH Tennis Championships while Kometani and Steinhoff finished eighth at the BIIF Tennis Championships....

Kohala Teacher Runs Boston Marathon

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 23, 2014

The 40K Boston Marathon is no new ordeal to Melody Nietfeld of Kohala High School. She has represented Hawaii numerous times in this race, which attracts competitors from all over the world. Ms. Nietfeld finished her race with an official time of 4:15:31. Throughout the course she maintained an average...

Tennis BIIF Championships Results

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 20, 2014

The conditions were perfect for the final round of the 2014 BIIF Tennis Championships held yesterday at the Holua Resort tennis courts. The sun was shining, there was a slight breeze, and players from around the island were ready to make their final showing. The morning started off with the semifinal...

National Credit Union Youth Week

National Credit Union Youth Week

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 10, 2014

Credit unions celebrate youth during the month of April. For our Hawaii Community Federal Credit Unions here on the island, the youth week will be held from April 14 to April 25. National Credit Union Youth Week is held to encourage kids to open savings accounts and learn how to manage their money. This...

Independence for Scotland?

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 6, 2014

Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom since the year 1707. More than 300 years later, a Scottish independence referendum is scheduled to take place on September 18, 2014. The referendum follows a Scottish Independence Referendum Bill that was put forth on March 21 of last year. The question...

ACT Versus SAT

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 6, 2014

Some of the most important tests a high school student will take in their life are their college entrance exams. The most noted tests include the SAT and ACT exams. Students from Kohala High School recently had a chance to take both exams in the month of March. During our school-wide testing day on Tuesday...

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