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Banning cigarettes

Malie

February 11, 2019


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In 2016, Hawaii became the first state to ban cigarettes to anyone under 21.The state Legislature now wants cigarette sales to be effectively banned by 2024.The ban will start progressively by changing the age to 30 in 2020, and by 2022, the age limit will be anyone 50 and older can buy cigarettes. And...

Weather alerts

February 11, 2019


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A handful of alerts from The National Weather Service was released. High wind warning in effect for Big Island summits, wind advisors in effect for most of the Big Island until noon Monday. High surf warning for various shores across the state. Choppy, rough, life-threatening conditions are expected....

Second Government Shutdown To Be Expected?

Kamaile Gusman, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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President Trump recently signed a bill, reopening the government for 3 weeks while negotiations about the border wall continue. The 5 week government shutdown caused over 800,000 workers to live without pay for over a month, and cost the economy approximately $11 billion. The 2018-2019 government shutdown...

Homecoming Spirit Week January 8-11

Donna Botelho, Reporter

December 20, 2018


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Kohala High School will spread the school spirit with another Spirit Week planned for the week that we get back from school after break from January 8-11! Tuesday is camouflage day, come to school 50-100% dressed show off your hunting spirit and come dressed in your camo.   Wednesday is Tacky Tourist,...

Krispy Kreme Pick-Up During Holiday Craft Fair!

Jonard Asencion, reporter

November 20, 2018


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For anyone who bought Krispy Kreme doughnuts from any Kohala High seniors, pick-up will be this Saturday, November 24th, from 8:30am-2pm. Pretty sure everyone got the memo when they bought their box of twelve, it was printed on the ticket you received, but just incase you forgot, this is a friendly reminder....

Turkey… Pardon?

Gillian Ward

November 20, 2018


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Well, here it comes. Thanksgiving is in just 3 days. That means it's time to whip out the turkey and pumpkin pie, or ham... if thats how you roll. (ba dum tss...roll) No matter your traditions, there is one age old tradition going on in America that many people actually don't know about. It's the Pres...

PTP Deadline is Nearing

Dexter Lamigo, Reporter

November 20, 2018


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December 3rd is the deadline for PTP from all seniors.  A good amount of seniors have yet to come close to finishing half the assignments and the rest are grinding to get this done, because it is needed in order to graduate. With senior project and PTP going on at the same time, as of now some seniors...

Thanksgiving is almost here

Kailee Paro, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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The time for delicious turkey, gravy, ham, etc is just a couple of days away, including a 4 day weekend!  This holiday is a very nice event that brings family and friends together while enjoying a tasty meal and bonding with one another. This time of year is a perfect time to express yourself and...

Muslim Americans raised over $120,000 for affected Pittsburgh synagogue shooting victims

Maile Kamaile-Isabel, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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Muslim Americans raised over $120,000 for those affected by the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. October 27, 2018 mass shooting affected so many friends and families in Pittsburgh with at least 11 killed. One of the organizers of the campaign CelebrateMercy told NBC News that the money raised will serv...

The Passing of a Comic Book Legend

Donna Botelho, Reporter

November 14, 2018


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Stan Lee was a comic book legend who wrote many popular titles and created many different superheroes like Iron Man and Spider-Man. Throughout his life he created heroes to make sure no child or adult ever felt alone in the world and that being different wasn't a bad thing. People have more recently...

Home to endangered species submerged after hurricane!

Malie Kamaile-Isabel, Reporter

October 26, 2018


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About 550 miles Northwest from the island of Oahu the home to endangered species has been wiped out by hurricane Walaka.  The remote island was a refuge to two of the most endangered animals in the world the Hawaiian green sea turteals and Hawaiian monk seals. This place and was also the birth location...

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