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KPG 2014 On Its Way

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

May 13, 2014

From the beginning of the school year, Kohala Project Grad has been planning and fundraising. Parents and students alike have put in lots of time, energy, and hard work into making this night the best that it can be. With the goal surpassed by a milestone, Grad Night should be better than expected. This...

Tap Dancers Performing Soon

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

May 10, 2014

In the beginning of the school year, Katie Lambeth, a teacher for Teach For America, gave students the opportunity to have extracurricular dance classes. Ms. Lambeth has a wide variety of dance background such as jazz, hip hop, ballet, and more. This year, jazz, hip hop, and tap dance courses were highly...

Seniors Counting Down

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

May 1, 2014

Time has become short for the senior class of 2014. Although school ending and graduation is right around the corner, there are still things left to be done. With less than one month left, the seniors still have to keep on top of things. It's officially May; now is not the time for slacking or falling...

Ka Hana Noʻeau Annual Hōʻike

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

May 1, 2014

This year marks the ninth year that the community mentorship program Ka Hana Noʻeau has been in service to Kohala. It also is the year that the third grant that has been provided will end. Since Ka Hana Noʻeau is a non-profit organization, the grants are extremely important to the presence of this...

51st Annual Merrie Monarch

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

April 22, 2014

Hula hālau all around have been prepping and practicing their hearts out for this time of the year: Merrie Monarch! Expect Hilo to be busy and crowded because Merrie Monarch week of 2014 if officially here. During Merrie Monarch week, people come from all around, either to sell their goods at the craft...

Time to Prep for AP Testing

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

April 17, 2014

Now that fourth quarter has rolled around, it's time for AP students to prepare for their AP test! Through AP tests, students who take an AP course are given the opportunity to get a college credit depending on their scores. Scores range from one to five, five being the highest. To get a college credit,...

Local Eatery Closed Down

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

April 17, 2014

Here in Kohala, there are only few eating places available to choose from, and now there is one less. J&R's Place that was located in the Kapaʻau Town Center has recently closed down and brought sadness to those around Kohala. J&R's served appetizing local foods fit for a hungry stomach. Not...

Kohala to the East Coast

Kohala to the East Coast

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

April 3, 2014

Spring break is long gone, but the memories of three Kohala girls are still thriving today! Two seniors and one sophomore were able to participate in a travel experience all the way on the other side of the country. They met up with two other groups - a small one from Nanakuli, Hawaiʻi, and one from...

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

February 13, 2014

In the beginning of the year, the senior class decided on their class fundraiser. Following in the steps of many previous senior classes, the class of 2014 chose to do the Krispy Kreme fundraiser. Tickets are being sold for $10.00. Each ticket is for one dozen Krispy Kreme donuts. The pick up date will...

Senior Bonfire!

Senior Bonfire!

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

February 6, 2014

With a few months left until graduation, the seniors gathered together to have a bonding activity. It was planned after the homecoming parade with Uncle Sam (senior Arden Dean's dad) to have a bonfire at their house on the first of February. The seniors wanted to burn their homecoming materials from...

Homecoming Spirit Week

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

February 3, 2014

This year's homecoming spirit week was from January 21st to the 24th. Although the students had many other things to worry about like float making and powder puff dance routines, having some class spirit does help out! The dress up days were as follows: Tuesday- Sports Day Tuesday's noon-time game w...

Leo’s Club First Service Project of the Year

Kauanoe Gusman, Reporter

January 9, 2014

Kohala High School's Leo Club members wanted to start off the year right with a service project! And that's just what they did. Better yet, the Leo's Club did a service project for their own school. On January 2-3, 2014 the vision of the project came through. Principal of Kohala High School, Mrs. Snelling,...

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