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Lifestyle habits can prevent cancer

Darian Nishida, Reporter

April 30, 2018


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Many cancers can be prevented by not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, not drinking too much alcohol, eating plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains, vaccination against certain infectious diseases, not eating too much processed and red meat, and avoiding too much sunlight exposure. Early...

Art at the Park!

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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On Saturday, April 14th at the KIC in Kamehameha Park, there was an art show from 4-8 at the park displaying the work of students all ages and all grades. Even artwork done by our very own Kohala High School students was showcased. The show was for the artists, their families, and the community. Those...

Taking hats off indoors is a courtesy

Darian Nishida, Reporter

March 6, 2018


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Back in the day, men were taught to remove their hats as soon as they crossed the threshold of a house or public building, and ladies were to remove theirs if they obstructed someone's view. And if you don’t remove your hat it will be considered Rude. I always wear my hat indoors because I don’t...

15 Things to Do When You’re Bored

Jessica Andrews, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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1.Sleep 2. Text your friend something random backwards, and see how long it takes them to figure it out. 3. Draw a horrible drawing of someone, then gift it to them. 4. Repeatedly call a family member on their phone and hang up when they answer. 5. Have an eating contest with someone. 6....

The Complication of Getting a Driver’s Permit

Shaynee Akina, Reporter

February 22, 2018


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You would never think of how much complications are involved to get a permit / provisionals ... To get a permit you will need both parents signatures if you have both parents names on your birth certificate, your social security card, Birth certificate , identification of your parents, proof of residence...

Student’s thoughts on the Superbowl Eagles vs. Patriots

Shaynee Akina, Reporter

February 8, 2018


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Lilly Lindsey said, "My thoughts on the super bowl was that I'm glad the patriots finally lost because they held that title for so long and the Eagles/underdogs played their hardest." Logan Thornton stated, "I'm happy the Eagles won because Patriots are always in the spotlight and it was about time...

Kohala High 2018 Disney Prom, are you going?

Kailee Paro, Reporter

February 6, 2018


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Kohala High School's 2018 Prom is set for Saturday, April 7.  The theme is all things Disney,  and will be from 5:00-10:00pm at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort. Ticket Sales are being sold for $70 through March 5 to the 16th.  On the menu, there will be tasty foods such as, fruit salad, hawaiian...

Stay Safe from Sports Injuries!

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

February 1, 2018


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The thrill of winning a game, the experience of being a part of a team, and the excitement of trying something new is what sparks an interest in playing sports. Here at Kohala High School, we have lots of people who compete with other schools doing what they love. Those who play sports know the risk of being...

Senior Night: Girls Basketball vs. Kea’au

Senior Night: Girls Basketball vs. Kea’au

Tiani Perez, Reporter

January 23, 2018


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  As the regular season comes to an end, the Varsity Cowgirls seeded third entering the playoffs. They faced Keaau Cougars this past Saturday. By halftime Cowgirls were winning 31-25. Kiana Kauka was the leading scorer with 39 points, followed by Jasmine Hook with 16 points. At the end of the...

“Know Your Worth”

Joselynn Medeiros, Reporter

January 23, 2018


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Wassup my peeps. I have attended Kohala high school for 3 years now going on my fourth. Its been a wild ride since day 1. Looking back at my freshman year at this school I've changed and been through a lot. I've ditched, skipped school, skipped class... all done just to be cool. Honestly that's not...

First Friday and Movie Night: Double Feature!

First Friday and Movie Night: Double Feature!

Miranda Canniff, Reporter

January 11, 2018


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If you're interested in attending community events, eating yummy food, and watching FREE movies, Kohala High School is the place for you to be this Friday night (January 12). STUCO will be hosting their monthly First Friday event from 4-7pm in front of the office, where you can pick up all kinds of...

Martin L. King, Jr. Day on Monday the 15th

Joselynn, Medeiros, Reporter

January 9, 2018


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There will be no school on Monday the 15th because of a special birthday - Martin Luther King, Jr. It is an American federal holiday. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year. King was the chief spokesman for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement , which successfully protested...

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