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iPhone SE and IPad Pro 9.7 Inch, Worth it?

Donna Botelho, Reporter

April 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Apple, king of innovation or nah? The self proclaimed innovation company seems to have just rushed out a new phone and a better version of the iPad Pro while the hype for the iPhone 7 has died down recently, much more people interested in Samsung's new S7 and S7 Edge. So let's get down to the nitty...

2016 Grammy Award winners

Steven Pagano, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

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,...

Samurai Jack Is Back!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

January 27, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

An overview of a popular Cartoon Network series, Samurai Jack, described and explained by Ka Leo Na 'Opio reporter Kaid Nickl.

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Golden Globe Awards 2016

Steven Pagano, Reporter

January 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

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...

Winter Spirit Week Themes 2015 (December 7-11)

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

This year's winter spirit week has finally arrived! Spirit week is a great chance to show some spirit for the holiday season, by dressing up in the selected themes for each day of the week and by engaging in fun activities created by the school. Spirit week will be lasting from this Monday, Dec...

D’oh!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

December 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Ever heard that noise? I'll give you a hint: It comes from one of the most iconic fathers in television. Still no? The legendary onomatopoeia comes from Homer Simpson, the man of the Simpson family, which in turn, are the stars of one of the most satirical shows ever aired in America: The Simpsons. Created...

The Creation Of Cyber Monday

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

November 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Cyber Monday is the marketing day for the first Monday after Thanksgiving. The designation "Cyber Monday" was generated by marketing companies to sway people to shop online. The deals on Cyber Monday are generally offered by lesser retailers that cannot compete with large retailers. On the past...

Feeling “Left” Out?

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

November 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

If you are, it's alright. Only an estimated 12% of the worlds population is left-handed. (The author makes up a part of that minority) Although many people bear pride at being left-handed, this wasn't always the case. During the Middle Ages, left-handed people were believed to be possessed by the...

The Meaning of Thanksgiving

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

November 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Thanksgiving is coming up just around the corner now, this in most cases means feasting, four-day weekends, football games and family reunions. The first Thanksgiving was neither a feast nor a football game, it was a very simple gathering. Trailing the Mayflower's arrival at Plymouth Rock on Dec 11,...

Winter Ball 2015 tickets go on sale this month

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

November 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The 2015  Winter Ball is scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 18th , 2015 at the Waikoloa Marriott Beach Hotel, from 6:00pm-10:00pm. This year's Winter Ball Theme will be "A Dance With Fire & Ice." The ticket prices and dates include: $55 11/16 - 11/25 $60 11/30 - 12/04 $65 12/...

Winter Ball Court 2015

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Congratulations to all of the students listed below on being voted for the 2015 Winter Ball court!  King & Queen:  Zerex Abellera and Jessica Tenorio Senior Attendants:  Chase Kalua'u and Gabrielle Bartolome Junior Attendants:  Dylan Torres-Salvador and Chloe Kalua'u Sophomore Att...

Letters About Literature Writing Contest

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

October 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Have you ever read a book, a poem, or a play that has changed your life? Have you ever wished that you could write a letter to an author explaining how they’ve affected you? If you answered yes to either of these questions, then you’re in luck.   The 23rd Annual Writing Contest for 2015-16,...

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