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Life Hacks For The Aspiring College Student

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

May 22, 2015

Most of us are already aware of the usefulness of life hacks such as immersing your wet phone or electronics in a bowl of rice overnight to repair water damage. Maybe some of us even follow life hack blogs and forums online. For the Kohala Cowboys and Cowgirls about to venture off into their independent...

Summer’s Top Travel Destinations

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

May 14, 2015

If you're like me, you can't stand to sit around in one place, or on one island, for too long. Most of the students are either taking a holiday this summer or graduating and are quite eager to visit new places and try new things. Travel is one of life's greatest adventures, and should be experienced...

Your Home Away From Home

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

May 8, 2015

As many of Kohala High School's graduating seniors embark on their journey to university or college, there are many essentials or items of comfort that can help ease the sometimes difficult transition to a new place. Along with the obvious household necessities, such as dishes, bed sheets and cleaning...

Students speak on Thirty Meter Telescope

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 28, 2015

For years, Mauna Kea on the Big Island has been revered for its astounding collection of interstellar telescopes and observatories. It is the highest mountain in the world from its base 56,447 feet below sea level, to its awe-inspiring 13,796 foot-above sea altitude, making it an obvious candidate for...

Book of The Month- May 2015

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 28, 2015

As our school year comes to a grinding halt, many of us lose interest in our former academic pursuits, and may begin to lose some of the knowledge we have earned through hard school labor. I for one would be devastated to watch our youth’s minds deteriorate and lose valuable practice and exercise that...

Book of the Month- April 2015

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 13, 2015

To Kill A Mockingbird Author: Harper Lee My choice for this months' BOTM was chosen for it's powerful dialogue, insightful messages, and moving themes. This book centers around young Scout Finch, her brother Jem, and their widowed father, Atticus. The small family lives during the Great Depression...

52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 13, 2015

April 5, 2015 marked the opening date of the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival, celebrated in Hilo to honor King David Kalakaua. This festival is hailed as the most prestigious hula competition in all the world, and is also filled with non-competitive events such as parades, live entertainment and...

End of Term Stress

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

March 10, 2015

Most students throughout the course of their academic careers have faced stress or anxiety in one shape or another. Many students, myself included, suffer from panic or anxiety disorders or attacks, which can make completing the school year with successful grades seem like a momentous and impossible...

Book Of The Month – March 2015

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

March 9, 2015

My pick for the book of the month was chosen because of its creative and individualistic use of imagery throughout the text, as well as it’s enrapturing plot and relatable characters. Written by J.D Salinger in 1951, Catcher In The Rye carries heavily it's themes of teenage angst, alienation from p...

2015 Astrology Forecast

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

January 29, 2015

ARIES: (21 March - 19 April) Sign of the Ram. Adventurous, innovative, daredevil, confident, smug, impulsive, arrogant. Ruled by Mars. Advice for 2015: Do not act immediately upon finding yourself in a precarious or complex situation. Keep digging and investigating, and the outcome will be worth your tim...

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