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Why is Hawaiian such an issue to the U.S.?

Why is Hawaiian such an issue to the U.S.?

Damian Maria, Reporter

February 13, 2018


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You may have heard the story of the man Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo, a professor at the University of Hawaii, who refused to respond in court to English and spoke Hawaiian instead. The judge disliked his actions and dropped an arrest warrant against him. However, a new story is now trending about a boy...

No school on Friday and two days next week.

No school on Friday and two days next week.

Damian Maria, Reporter

February 13, 2018


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This week Friday there is no school due to Teacher Institute Day. The following week there is no school on Monday, Feb. 19 due to Presidents Day and Friday the 23rd due to another Teacher PD day.  

Whats in store for this new year; upcoming events!

Sierra Shaw, Reporter

January 23, 2018


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As the new year of 2018 gets kicked off heres what to expect this year, the super blue moon eclipse, the Winter Olympics, and mars closest approach to the earth since 2003. The Super Blue Moon Eclipse is the second full moon in one month, on January 31 2018 the moon will create a mix of a lunar eclipse,...

False alarm missile attack on Hawai’i

Kailee Paro, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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On Saturday, January 13th at around 8:00 a.m, there was an alarm going out that there is a danger of a missile attack from North Korea heading to the Hawaiian Islands.  North Korea for a fact has threatened a missile launch to Hawaii. About a half hour later, another alarm went out that the North...

Kohala Jamboree set for March 10

Pilila'i Kaai, Reporter

January 18, 2018


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Get excited! With a new semester, we have new activities and events for both the students and our community. One of the big events coming up is our first Kohala Jamboree! It will be held on March 10, 2018 on the Kohala High School football field. It will run from 9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M. with a variety of...

Time’s Up

Destiny Souze, Reporter

January 9, 2018


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Time's Up is a movement against sexual harassment. Founded this year (2018), the movement is in response to the Weinstein effect and the #MeToo hashtag. The history leading up to the movement included Alianza Nacional de Campesinas writing a letter of solidarity to the Hollywood women involved in exposing...

Winter Week Assembly to include Lip Sync

Winter Week Assembly to include Lip Sync

Laakea Mamala, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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There will be a Winter Week Assembly on December 21.  It will take place in the Cafeteria right after first recess.  The bell schedule will be modified and posted in the hallway.  There will be energizers, and the Annual Class Winter Lip Sync!  Each class will show off some moves, and their class...

Haleiwa murder suspects charged with crime

Kailee Paro, Reporter

December 14, 2017


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On December 11th, 2017, an update was posted on HNN about Haleiwa murder suspects charged with the murder of Telma Boinville.  The two suspects Stephen Brown and Hailey Kai Dandurand were charged Saturday night with second degree murder and both are being held in police custody. Telma Boinville was...

UH at Manoa “Heart of a Warrior” Scholarship

Pilila'i Kaai, Reporter

November 25, 2017


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Hey Seniors! If you are planning on applying to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, stop by to Ms. Nietfeld to get a the URL and information on the Heart of  a Warrior Scholarship to help you safe money on your schooling. The deadline is on December 13, 2017 so make sure you jump on it now and keep...

After school tutoring every day but Wednesday in room 20

Tiani Perez-Fisher, Reporter

November 25, 2017


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Kohala High School's 21st Century is offering after school tutoring. If you need help in any of your classes come on by! Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from the time school ends until 4:30 in Ms. Greene's room 20. Ms. Greene, along with Jason are here to help you.  

Student Credit Union looking for new tellers

Mark Romero, Reporter

November 21, 2017


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Do you need a Job? If you are 9th , 10th , or 11th grade the Student Credit Union is looking to hire 4 new tellers. This is a PAID JOB!! if you interested please see Ms. Kise ASAP for a application.  All applications must be turned in before winter break, you will start training next semester and...

Veterans Day!

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

November 16, 2017


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This past Saturday, November 11 at the Hisaoka Gym, Kamehameha park was the Veterans Day Ceremony! It was an hour long from 11am-12 noon. All of our veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice were honored at this event. They even honored the last 442nd member from Kohala, Masa Kawamoto.   95...

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