Ka Leo Nā 'Ōpio

First Friday and Movie Night: Double Feature!

Trees from Christmas tree decorating last month light up the library during movie night!

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

January 11, 2018

If you're interested in attending community events, eating yummy food, and watching FREE movies, Kohala High School is the place for you to be this Friday night (January 12). STUCO will be hosting their monthly First Friday event from 4-7pm in front of the office, where you can pick up all kinds of...

Winter Week Festivities: “Snowball Toss”

Keeshon Santiago participates for the Freshman class

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

December 21, 2017

Following Homecoming, Winter Week is Kohala High School's most beloved spirit traditions. Winter Week includes holiday dress up activities such as "Santa's Helpers" and "Christmas Spirit". Monday's spirit day was "Christmas morning"–classes dressed in their Pajamas as if they just woke up on Christmas...

Bleed Black and Gold: Athlete of the Week Showcase

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

October 19, 2017

A new feature is coming to Ka Leo Na 'Opio! During the second quarter until the end of the school year, watch for spotlight articles on our Cowboys and Cowgirls as they charge through their sports seasons. In order to honor our hardworking student-athletes and recognize their hard work contributing...

FAFSA Finish Event Nov. 9th &18th

FAFSA Finish Event Nov. 9th &18th

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

October 19, 2017

Kohala High School's free FAFSA Finish Events will be held on November 9th at 5:30pm and November 18th at 9:00am for students who are planning on attending college. The FAFSA is due for most colleges on February 1st––come to a FAFSA Finish Event to get it done and receive financial aid.

Federal Impact Aid Surveys

Laakea Mamala, Reporter

September 28, 2017

Have you turned in your Federal Impact Survey ?  If so, thank you; if not, please turn it in as soon as possible.  If you did not give it to your parents please do so.  It provides funding aid to partially reimburse school districts that lose revenue.  Parent phone calls will be made to those people...

Cowgirls take the win against Ka Makani: Varsity Girls Volleyball

Junior Shania Fuertes

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

September 13, 2017

Varsity Cowgirls Volleyball takes the win against Ka Makani in fifth set of an intense match-up while Junior Varsity falls just short of victory.

Discover Student Success: AVID Ohana Night September 20th

Discover Student Success: AVID Ohana Night September 20th

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

September 12, 2017

Discover-Engage-Explore. That's the Advancement Via Individual Determination–also known as AVID–program's motto, but what does it mean? How does AVID prepare students for college and career success? Find out at Kohala High School's annual AVID Ohana Night on Wednesday, September 20th from 6-8pm in...

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

September 12, 2017

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To recognize the 1 in 8 women who struggle with breast cancer, Student Council asks that students wear pink every Wednesday for the month of October. Classes will receive spirit points based on the number of students who participate in raising awareness for breast...

Tennis Travels to St. Joseph’s; February 24th

Ikela Ledward plays against St.  Joseph third string boys doubles alongside William Touchet.

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

February 25, 2016

The spring sports season is finally starting for many Kohala High School athletes. This includes the KHS boys and girls tennis teams. On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016, the team travelled to the east side of the island to play against Saint Joseph’s in Hilo.   Coaches Hermann Fernandez co-coaches with Ko...

2016 May Day Court Announced!

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

January 28, 2016

Announcements for the 2016 May Day Court have, at long last, been made. May Day King and Queen will be Chance Pang and Kiana Alejandro-Cazimero. The island of Hawai'i will be represented by Kainalu Emiliano-Solomon and Kumulani Kaai. The island of Maui will be represented by Anela Medeiros and...

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