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Do video games cause violence? A new study from American Psychological Association task force

Stephen Pagano III, Reporter

August 21, 2015


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Ever since the beginning of video games there has been that one question that almost every parent has wondered. Do video games make you violent? The controversy on whether they make people violent or not dates all the way back to 1976 when a game called "Death Race" came out. The 8-bit game featured...

Fire Effects the Kohala Teens

Donna Botelho, Reporter

August 11, 2015


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Over the weekend a fire hit Kawaihae, blocking roads and such. But there were other effects, not just for the adults of Hawaii trying to get to work and to do their normal afternoon routine. Because of this fire the WIFI and TV had gone down. Most teens were posting on Social Networking like Snapchat...

Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 26, 2015


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The Kohala Hospital Charitable Foundation Fundraiser took place on Saturday, May 16 at Kahua Ranch. The theme of the fundraiser was "Beer, Boots, Brats, and BBQ".  They held a silent auction, live auction, donation and ticket sales. The main live auction item was a handmade ukulele made out of koa...

Riding the School Bus

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 26, 2015


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Students that are planning to ride the school bus next year,  make sure that you fill out an application with your information and payment plan. The application will ask if you are going to go on the round trip, morning only or afternoon only. The payment options consists of a round trip which costs...

Life Hacks For The Aspiring College Student

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

May 22, 2015


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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...

The School Year is Almost Over!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

May 22, 2015


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The School Year is Almost Finished!!! Majority of the students are jumping with joy but others are gonna be saying goodbye to Kohala High School and are very sad. The last day of school is on June 3rd. That means less than two weeks for people to get in their late assignments and college papers. Students...

Congratulations All Kohala High School Athletes!

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

May 22, 2015


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The annual Kohala High School end of the year year sports banquet took place in the Cafeteria on May 20. The banquet started at 6:00pm and many athletes came with their families to enjoy the delicious food. The athletes and parents got to talk story about their sports memories. The banquet continued...

Yearbooks Being Sold

Maya Anderson, Reporter

May 21, 2015


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See Mrs. Pasco if you would like to buy a yearbook for $60. Students are reminded to check the book for errors such as missing or torn pages BEFORE writing in the book. Once you write in the book, it's yours. After checking your yearbook, write your name inside and make sure you know where your book...

Summer’s Top Travel Destinations

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

May 14, 2015


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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


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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


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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...

End of the Year

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

April 16, 2015


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Quarter 4 just started and the school year is almost coming to an end. The Seniors are getting ready for their graduation, on May 30th, 2015. There are constant meetings during morning recess for commencement committee and Senior Banquet Committee on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Seniors are in suspense...

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