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52nd Annual Merrie Monarch Festival

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

April 13, 2015


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April 5, 2015 marked the opening date of the 52nd annual Merrie Monarch Festival, celebrated in Hilo to honor King David Kalakaua. This festival is hailed as the most prestigious hula competition in all the world, and is also filled with non-competitive events such as parades, live entertainment and...

From Freshmen to Senior to Freshmen

Timothy Pontius, Editor

April 9, 2015


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A video of myself (Timothy Pontius)as a freshman, being adopted by Andrew Trump (then a senior). Then the second half is myself as a senior adopting freshman Brogan Colovos and giving him some advice. ...

Class of 2015 interview

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

April 9, 2015


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We asked some students from the class of 2015 on how they feel knowing that it is their last quarter at Kohala High School. We also asked them what kind advice they would like to pass down to the underclassmen.

Spring Break

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

April 6, 2015


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Spring break this year was during March 16 to the 20th, a full week. Many people did fun and exciting things. Some people went travelling to far-away places, while others stayed on the Big Island. Some people had competitive sport practices and tournaments, such as Tennis and Softball. Isabel Steinhof...

Farewell class of 2015

Desha Yamasaki-Cazimero and Kiera Javillonar

April 2, 2015


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Graduation is coming and the seniors are getting ready to walk the line. Looking back at the beginning of the year, the seniors have impacted the school a lot by making friends with the underclassmen and helping out in student activities. The memories will always be kept with them and will surely be...

End of Term Stress

Zoe Lawrence, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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Most students throughout the course of their academic careers have faced stress or anxiety in one shape or another. Many students, myself included, suffer from panic or anxiety disorders or attacks, which can make completing the school year with successful grades seem like a momentous and impossible...

Kohala High School gets a new mural

Kohala High School gets a new mural

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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Over the past years Kohala High School has been getting new murals put up around the school and this March Kohala High welcomes a new mural through the Hawaii Meth Project. The Mural consists of a beautiful background of marine animals and the words NOT EVEN ONCE in the middle of the mural. Not Even...

Momofuku Ando

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

March 10, 2015


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On Thursday, March 5th 2015, Google honored Momofuku Ando with their “Google Doodle”. He invented instant noodles and revolutionized fast food. He was born in Taiwan in 1910, but moved to Japan after World War 2. Because of the common food shortages, he was inspired to make cheap meals that he believed...

May Day Court 2015

Maya Anderson, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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This year's May Day Court is led by King Ryan Caravalho and Queen Denae Rivera. The island of Hawai'i is  William Perez and Kadence Coito. Representing the island of Maui is Erin Gonzalez and Mikaela Bartch. The island of Kaho'olawe is Kassius Nanka and Ella Matundan. The prince and princess of Moloka'i...

ACT Testing March 3rd

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

March 4, 2015


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The Freshman, Sophomores and Juniors all took an ACT test on March 3rd this year. There was a completely free breakfast served at the Cafeteria at 8 am. Then, at 8:30 testing began. Freshman took the Explore and Sophomores took the Plan. Juniors took the regular ACT test. Seniors presented  their senior...

Seniors

Amber Malasig, Reporter

December 11, 2014


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Seniors are getting closer and closer to the big day. This year has been going a lot faster than all the other years. We can't believe that we are going to graduate soon. It's already almost the end of first semester. This first semester has come by in a blink of an eye. My class has not been as...

Kohala Radio

December 9, 2014


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Testing testing 1 2 3 this is KHKR 96.1 broadcasting live from North Kohala.  Thats right, our little town of north kohala now has its own radio station broadcasting from Hawi. Having our own station is important beyond just being able to hear music we like.  Radio is one of the best ways to give...

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