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Hawaii struggles with rail transit

Stephen Pagano, Reporter

May 12, 2016

From the very beginning when the Honolulu officials started to talk about building a 20 mile elevated train line near the southern coast of the island of O'ahu, there were a lot of concerns. One of them were:  How much would it cost? What would it do to the character of the island that has long prided itsel...

Prince’s family starts dividing his assets

Stephen Pagano, Reporter

May 9, 2016

The family of the late pop star Prince have just started dividing up the singers assets. Prince Rogers Nelson left no known will and his assets are worth over $100 million. Prince died at his Paisley Park house outside Minneapolis, Minnesota on April 21st. His sister, Tyka Nelson, and half-siblings...

Kohala Spring Trip to Greece & Italy 2016 and my experience

Kohala Spring Trip to Greece & Italy 2016 and my experience

Steven Pagano, Reporter

May 3, 2016

During spring break, a few lucky Kohala High School students had the opportunity to travel to Greece and Italy with a company called EF Tours. I was one of them. We left on March 13 from the KOA or Kona International Airport around 10 O'clock at night. We then flew to LAX or Los Angeles Internationa...

Chelsea transfer news: Rome Player Radja Nainggolan

Stephen Pagano, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Rome midfielder Radja Nainggolan has denied the thought that people have been having that he might leave to Chelsea this summer. The Belgium midfielder, age 27, said that to be one of the top targets for Chelsea as the blues attempt to rebuild their team after a troublesome season. He is highly rated according to his Italy manager Antonio Conte. According to Radja Nainggolan h...

The first batch of Hawaii’s last sugar cane plantation workers are being laid off

Stephen Pagano, Reporter

March 10, 2016

Earlier this year Alexander & Baldwin, the last sugar cane producer in Hawaii, announced that they will be shutting down their Maui plantation. The sugar cane business has been in the state for over 180 years. What was once the heart of Hawai'i's economy will soon be history. Alexander & Baldwin...

2016 Grammy Award winners

Steven Pagano, Reporter

February 23, 2016

This year's Grammy Awards was the 58th to ever take place. The first being in 1959. The Grammy's has become a musical phenomenon. The Grammy's is the second most watched awards show after the Oscars. Record of the Year: Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk"Album of the Year: Taylor Swift,...

Hawaiian Style Cafe under fire for overtime pay

Steven Pagano, Reporter

February 23, 2016

If you live on the Big Island of Hawai'i you must've heard of the restaurant called "Hawaiian Style Cafe." Recently, Hawaiian Style has been under a lot of heat because it was recently discovered that the restaurant was not paying employees who were working overtime for their efforts. A recent inves...

Hawaiian Self-Governance Meetings start Monday

Steven Pagano, Reporter

February 2, 2016

A group of people in Hawai'i is urging people to protest a gathering of Hawaiian natives to set up the possibility of a self governing Hawai'i. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that court disputes led organizing the group known as Nai Aupuni to shorten their gathering and allow them to open it to 151 parti...

Golden Globe Awards 2016

Steven Pagano, Reporter

January 19, 2016

Sunday was an interesting day for the Golden Globe Awards. Why you may ask? Well for one Matt Damon won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for his performance in "The Martian" Here is the list of the winners of Sunday's Golden Globe Awards. Best S...

Sugar Cane Ending In Hawai’i

Steven Pagano, Reporter

January 11, 2016

This year 2016, will mark the last year that Hawai'i will no longer be producing sugar cane. The sugar cane industry has been ongoing in Hawai'i for over 150 years and is finally meeting its end. The Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company (HC&S) on the island of Maui will be laying off 675 employees...

The NiceBot

Steven Pagano, Reporter

December 17, 2015

Did you know that something mean is posted on Twitter every 60 seconds on average. That's also only statistics for Twitter, not including other social media like Facebook. Cyberbullying is a major problem in today's day and age. Champions against Bullying was aloud to be the first people to be a...

Obama In Hawai’i

Steven Pagano, Reporter

December 17, 2015

In 3 days 5 hours 20 minutes and 28 seconds from when I'm writing this our president Barrack Obama will be on vacation in Hawai'i. This will be the final Hawaii trip for our P.O.T.U.S (President of the United States). Obama will be leaving on the 18th of December. As I stated earlier this will be the...

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