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Kohala Receives Bronze for Education

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

April 30, 2013

Among 65 public schools in Hawaii, Kohala High School received a bronze medal for the National Rankings of the Best High Schools along with 9 other schools in the state. Being a small school from a small town receiving an award for being one of the best High Schools in the nation is an tremendous accomplishment. The aw...

Fit Club Helps Kohala Stay Fit

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

April 25, 2013

At the beginning of March 2011 Kohala's Beachbody coaches started helping the people of Kohala stay in good shape and live a healthy lifestyle by creating a fitness club. The club is active every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Mondays at the Kohala Inter-generational Center and Wednesdays...

Kometani Represents Kohala at Swimming States

Kassie hard training at the Kohala pool paid off in a trip to States.

Yuki Zbotvsky, Reporter

February 21, 2013

This past weekend, Kohala High School Swimmer Kassie Kometani competed in the HHSAA Swimming State Championships. She was entered in her best events (the 50 and 100 yard freestyle) and did amazingly well for her first High School States meet as a sophomore; she placed 3rd in the 50, and 5th in the 100. The...

Congratulations Basketball Girls!

Senior Sheana Cazimero drives to the basket past Kona defenders.

Yuki Zbotvsky, Reporter

February 5, 2013

Congratulations to our Varsity Basketball players for making it through the long journey all the way to states. Kohala's Girl Basketball teams have not attended the state championships since 1980; this is a major breakthrough for our school as a whole. All of the girls worked tremendously hard and  trained...

Congratulations May Day Court Members!

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

January 31, 2013

As May Day gets closer with every passing day, the 2013 May Day court had to be selected. Students who wanted to partake in this special event got their forms turned in on time,  and after a vote done during advisory period that all students participated in, the court members were chosen. The 2013 May ...

Cowboys go for the win in basketball

Cowboys go for the win in basketball

Yuki Zbotvsky, Reporter

January 10, 2013

The Kohala Cowboys basketball team hosted HPA on Wednesday, January 9th at Hisaoka Gym for a very exciting and high tension game. Kohala's students and citizens were all looking forward to this event,  especially the players. Anxious with nervousness and excitement, both JV and Varsity players were...

Homecoming Preparations Begin

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

January 8, 2013

As Kohala High School's Homecoming on January 19th is approaching fast, the students are starting to scramble supplies together to start constructing their Class Mascot Floats. The class mascots for this year are the Stingrays for the Freshmen, Ali'is are the Sophomores, The Juniors are The White Tigers,...

Having a Ball at Winter Ball

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

December 13, 2012

This past Friday,December 7th, Kohala High School had their annual winter ball at the Hapuna Prince Hotel. Approximately 90 students attended this dance and express that it was great fun. Student Alohi Tolentino says "My favorite Part was that we all had a great time and everyone who was there stayed...

Kohala’s Veterans Day Ceremony

women vets

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

November 14, 2012

The Kohala National Guard Alumni honored women veterans at the 1012 Veterans Day Celebration at Hisaoka Gym. Among the honorees were Naomi Laau (Army), Emily DeWitt (Army), Mina Switzer (USMC), Joan Pruchniak (Navy ret), Patricia Champagne (Army).The Kohala National Guard Alumni honored women vete...

7.7 Magnitude Earthquake Causes Water Surges

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

October 30, 2012

On Saturday night, Canada's coastal province of British Columbia was hit by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake and caused a small tsunami that was headed in our direction. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it was luckily not a destructive tsunami, but warnings were issued anyway throughout the islands...

Leo Club Helps out at Kaniohale-Hawaiian Homes.

Yuki Zbotvsky, Reporter

September 27, 2012

On Saturday September 15th, Kohala High School's Leo Club members volunteered to take the early morning ride to Kona. The reason for their trip was to  help the Habitat for Humanity organization  build five houses in ten days. Although they were only able to participate on one of those days, the...

Remembering 9/11

Yuki Zbytovsky, Reporter

September 13, 2012

Tuesday was a day to remember the lives that were lost during the tragedy that occurred in New York City on September 11, 2001. We honor nearly 3000 of the lives of innocent men and women who were taken from this world too soon and commemorate them for their bravery to protect our country. 9/11 is a...

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