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Origins of Valentine’s Day

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

February 13, 2016


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The origin of one of the most widely known and celebrated holidays in the world, explained by Kohala High School news reporter Angelique Kokal.

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Ben and Jerry’s Vegan Ice Cream?!

Donna Botelho, Reporter

February 4, 2016


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Ice cream--what makes the world go around. With the famous ice cream truck song and all the different companies that produce this delicacy, Ben and Jerry's will stay in our hearts forever as one of the best companies in our world. Okay maybe a little biased, but everyone loves ice cream, and Ben and...

Happy Groundhog Day!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

February 4, 2016


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February 2nd, 2016 marks the famous Groundhog Day! According to legend, if a groundhog called Punxsutawney  Phil sees his shadow, winter will hold out for six more weeks. If not, then winter will end at it's normal time. The belief was also widely spread in 1993 by the film of the same name, in which...

Kohala High code 7556 for Foodland’s Shop for Education program

Kohala High code 7556 for Foodland’s Shop for Education program

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

February 4, 2016


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Foodland will be awarding $200,000 in college scholarships to 100 Hawaii high school students. This program begins today through March 15, 2016. Represent Kohala High School during the program period and help us earn Maika'i points. The greater the amount of Maika'i points we earn, the more schola...

Join Kohala High School’s SCU!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

January 27, 2016


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Join the Student Credit Union today!

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History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

January 19, 2016


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Martin Luther King Jr. Day was promoted as a holiday in 1979 by U.S. Senator Edward Brooke and U.S. Representative John Conyers. They introduced a bill in Congress to turn King's birthday into a national holiday. When the bill first came to a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, it fell five votes...

Second Semester Has Arrived

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

January 12, 2016


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Winter break is over and school is now back in session! For a majority of us students, this means stress, annoyance, discontent and horrible sleep schedules. A majority of students also share the opinion that our break went by too rapidly, leaving us feeling unsettled. Although students wish their...

Join Michael Bartolome On KNKR!

Kaid Nickl, Reporter

January 12, 2016


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Yes, that's right! Kohala High School's very own senior Michael Bartolome hosts his own show at KNKR radio station (96.1 FM) where he plays music ranging from rock to rap! Cleverly named the "Mike on the Mic " show, tune in during 4-5 P.M on Tuesday to listen to Michael crank out some jams! The show...

Happy Holidays and Break!

Donna Botelho, Reporter

December 17, 2015


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Finally, the last day of stress and the coming of the holidays! Whether you celebrate the upcoming holidays or not, be safe and have a happy Holiday and New Year! Make sure you bust out the hot cocoa and the candy canes since finals are finally over; go and have fun or burn your old work and dance...

New Year’s Traditions; from old to new!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

December 17, 2015


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There are many holiday traditions but there is one holiday that is quite different from any other. New Year's; the time of romance and indulgence. We all welcome the New Year by having big parties, lighting fireworks and starting a New Year. Under all the great sparkle, glimmer and magic is an ancient...

The NiceBot

Steven Pagano, Reporter

December 17, 2015


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Did you know that something mean is posted on Twitter every 60 seconds on average. That's also only statistics for Twitter, not including other social media like Facebook. Cyberbullying is a major problem in today's day and age. Champions against Bullying was aloud to be the first people to be a...

Winter Ball 101: Tips and Advices for Girls

Jashel Jose, Reporter

December 17, 2015


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Hi y'all! Winter ball is coming up and here are some of my tips and advice for all of those attendees. 1. Don't wear heels! This tip is for those girls who are insecure about their height. Don't worry about your height because you're perfect just the way you are! Please avoid wearing heels u...

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