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Nepal Earthquake

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter May 8, 2015

On April 25th, a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. More than 8,000 people were killed, and 17,000 people injured. Many Nepalese homes are completely ruined, and it will take a long time to...

Dress Code Meeting Wednesday

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter May 4, 2015

On Wednesday, April 26th at 5:00 pm, there was a dress code meeting for students to discuss the possible options with dress code and uniforms. The presentation was in the library. Ms Ubilas and Ms. Brown...

TMT Protests continue

TMT Protests continue

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter April 27, 2015

The TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope) being built on Mauna Kea is causing huge controversy worldwide. TMT is also a non-profit corporation. The 18 story tall and 1.44 acre telescope will be the largest telescope...

End of the Year

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter April 16, 2015

Quarter 4 just started and the school year is almost coming to an end. The Seniors are getting ready for their graduation, on May 30th, 2015. There are constant meetings during morning recess for commencement...

Spring Break

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter April 6, 2015

Spring break this year was during March 16 to the 20th, a full week. Many people did fun and exciting things. Some people went travelling to far-away places, while others stayed on the Big Island. Some...

Snow, Winter Storm and High Wind for Big Island

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter March 11, 2015

On the summits of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa there are currently high wind warnings as well as a winter storm warning up till 6 PM Thursday (March 12, 2015). The winds are between 40 and 55 mph, but could...

Momofuku Ando

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter March 10, 2015

On Thursday, March 5th 2015, Google honored Momofuku Ando with their “Google Doodle”. He invented instant noodles and revolutionized fast food. He was born in Taiwan in 1910, but moved to Japan after...

ACT Testing March 3rd

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter March 4, 2015

The Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors all took an ACT test on March 3rd this year. There was a completely free breakfast served at the Cafeteria at 8 am. Then, at 8:30 testing began. Freshman took the Explore...

Martin Luther King Day

Valerie Hageraats January 29, 2015

  Monday, January 19th was Martin Luther King Day. Kohala High and other public schools across America had the day off, in remembrance of Martin Luther King and the history of racial segregation...

Christmas Season Starting Early

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter December 11, 2014

It is said over and over again. The Christmas season is starting earlier every year!  Retailers and other big companies put out ads, sales, decorations and products out every year, some starting as early...

World AIDS Day

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter December 2, 2014

December 1st was World AIDS Day. The day is meant to bring awareness to AIDS and to show support.  The symbol of the disease is a red ribbon. The first World AIDS day was almost 26 years ago, in 1988....

Election Day

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter December 1, 2014

Election Day this year was on Tuesday, November 4, and hopefully many people will have turned up for voting at the Kohala High school cafeteria. All of the public schools are closed on that day. The Primary...

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