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Homecoming Spirit Week

Homecoming Spirit Week

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Spirit Weeks are exciting opportunities for students to show their spirit by dressing up and participating in appointed activities. This year’s Homecoming Spirit Week was held from October 12-16, 2015.   Monday was School Spirit Day, where students dressed up in black and gold to show their ...

Pep Rally Gets Rained Out

Pep Rally Gets Rained Out

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

One could say that the Pep Rally lost its pep on Thursday night when the Kohala High hosted community Homecoming celebration was rained out. The event, held on October 15th, was meant to raise spirits and get the community hyped up for Homecoming, as well as congratulate the Kohala Cowboys Football team...

Kohala High School Brings Back Pep Rally for Homecoming

Jashel Jose, Reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

STUCO and the Kohala High Football team will be hosting a pep rally and letter burning to start off this year's Homecoming festivities, as well as to celebrate the Cowboy's last game of the season. The game will be played against the Pahoa Daggers on Saturday, October 17th as part of Homecoming. ...

Famous MLB Player Yogi Berra Dies At Age 90

October 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News, Uncategorized

"You better cut the pizza in four slices because I'm not hungry enough to eat six." If you've heard this quote before, chances are you've heard of Yogi Berra. Sadly, the legendary baseball passed away at the age of 90 on September 22nd, 2015. Known for his amazing skill as a player and his often paradoxical...

Kohala High School Homecoming Dance General Info

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015 Times: 6:30PM-10:00PM Doors open at 6:30PM and close at 7:30PM Place: High School Gym Costs: $5 10/12-10/16 (presale) $8 10/17 (at the door) $10 for non Kohala High School guests Guests must be 13-20 yrs of age (no middle school students allowed) Req...

Homecoming Competition Requirements

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

September 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Spirit points are an important part of the activities associated with Homecoming. To get spirit points, the Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors at Kohala High School all compete as individual classes to see who can win the most amount of points before the school year is over. Class competitions...

Okinawa Festival On Oahu!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, News

Ever wondered what it would be like to travel to Okinawa? This year's Labor Day weekend gave thousands the opportunity to do this without even leaving the island! The 2015 Okinawan Festival, held at Kapiolani park, was a spectacle to behold. Held on Sep. 5th and 6th, the 2015 Okinawa Festival was...

Dream on at HawaiiCon 2015!

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

HawaiiCon 2015 is a great, SciFi and fantasy like convention that appeared this year at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel on the island of Hawaii on February 13th, 2015! It features a lot of vendors and meeting some SciFi writers and comic book writers hosting some meet and greats. The celebrities also...

Stephen Amell Joins in The WWE’s Summerslam

Stephen Pagano, Writer

September 1, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Stephen Amell who is the actor who plays as DC's character the Arrow on CW joined in the WWE's Summerslam on August 23. It all started when Stephen Amell was watching a wrestling match between Neville and King Barrett. Stardust, another WWE star, ran up to Stephen in the crowd and harrased him. Amell...

Kamehameha Day Parade

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

This years Kamehameha Day Parade will be on June 11 and theme will be "Na Ohana 'O Kohala". It is planned to honor families and provide an enjoyable day filled with music, food, and activities for all ages. The event will start at the Kamehameha Statue in Kapa'au shortly after 7:30 AM. The Hawaiian societies...

Last Dance of the School Year

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 18, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

On Friday, May 22 STUCO will be holding the last dance of the school year. Students that would like to attend the dance can get permission forms in the office. Permission forms must be signed and all obligations cleared in order to attend. This event will be held in the cafeteria from 6:30-10:00PM. The...

Book of The Month- May 2015

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 28, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

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...

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