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Kamehameha Day Parade

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 28, 2015

This years Kamehameha Day Parade will be on June 11 and theme will be "Na Ohana 'O Kohala". It is planned to honor families and provide an enjoyable day filled with music, food, and activities for all ages. The event will start at the Kamehameha Statue in Kapa'au shortly after 7:30 AM. The Hawaiian societies...

Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 26, 2015

The Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser took place on Saturday, May 16 at Kahua Ranch. The theme of the fundraiser was "Beer, Boots, Brats, and BBQ".  They held a silent auction, live auction, donation and ticket sales. The main live auction item was a handmade ukulele made out of koa...

Riding the School Bus

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 26, 2015

Students that are planning to ride the school bus next year,  make sure that you fill out an application with your information and payment plan. The application will ask if you are going to go on the round trip, morning only or afternoon only. The payment options consists of a round trip which costs...

2015 Hurricane Season

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 22, 2015

We're only two weeks away from the next hurricane season to start which runs from June 1 to November 30. The average number of tropical depressions, tropical  storms and hurricanes is about four to five per year. El Nino causes warmer temperatures in the Pacific northern hemisphere and warm water makes...

Yearbooks Being Sold

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 21, 2015

See Mrs. Pasco if you would like to buy a yearbook for $60. Students are reminded to check the book for errors such as missing or torn pages BEFORE writing in the book. Once you write in the book, it's yours. After checking your yearbook, write your name inside and make sure you know where your book...

Student Government

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 21, 2015

Are you interesting in seeing a change in your class next year? Have you got ideas on how you want to make your class better? Do you like taking charge and making sure that people are on track? If so, student government may be for you. Applications are available and still being accepted. Turn in completed...

Update on Kilauea Eruption

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 18, 2015

A series earthquakes and shifting ground on the slopes of Kilauea have scientists wondering what would happen next at one of the world's most active volcanoes. A lake of lava near the summit of Kilauea has risen to a record-high level after a recent explosion. In the past few days, the molten rock has...

Last Dance of the School Year

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 18, 2015

On Friday, May 22 STUCO will be holding the last dance of the school year. Students that would like to attend the dance can get permission forms in the office. Permission forms must be signed and all obligations cleared in order to attend. This event will be held in the cafeteria from 6:30-10:00PM. The...

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 14, 2015

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory says that a 4.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Big Island. The quake struck at 2:18 AM on Saturday. It was centered about 5 miles north of the small town of Naalehu at a depth of 6 miles. There are no reports of damage or injury. People around the island reported lights...

Athletic Awards Banquet

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 7, 2015

The athletic awards banquet for Kohala High coaches, athletes, and their parents will be held on Wednesday, May 20 in the Kohala High School Cafeteria. The event will be from 6-9PM for a celebration of athletic achievement. Coaches please bring a dessert. Please RSVP by May 13th to Laurie Koustik at...

Eruption of Kilauea

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 5, 2015

The eruption of Kilauea is continuing at two locations, the vent within Halema'uma'u Crater and the Pu'u  'O'o vent. During the day there are vigorous amount of volcanic gas that remind the visitors of the molten rock churning in the lava lake in the crater. After sunset, there is a visible glow that...

Summer Break is Coming Soon

Maya Anderson, Reporter

April 30, 2015

During summer break, students either stay at home, hang out with their friends, get credit recovery, or travel. Every year, I travel either to Japan, Boston, or to Maine to visit my family. Last year was my first year ever to be on the mainland and to see my family there. There was over 30 of my family...

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