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More and more manufacturers entering the driverless car market

Gillian Ward

May 16, 2019

Driver-less cars could greatly decrease the risk of accidents and traffic issues as well as increase fuel efficiency. They could benefit those with physical disabilities, impaired vision and the elderly who can't drive themselves. They would also remove human error such as slow reaction and distra...

Congratulations Kohala Kowbotics for CREATE Award

Mitchell Canniff, Reporter

April 30, 2019

Congratulations to the Kohala High School Robotics team (Grace Todd, Gideon Rabang, Deighton Bell, Kaimi Hook, and Nicolas Tyler) for their achievements over the weekend. The High School Team won the Create Award for their efforts. The award went to our team because they created a robot that was unique,...

KHS Robotics wins CREATE Award at world championship

The Kohala High Robotics teams won the CREATE Award at their national competition in Louisville, Kentucky.

April 29, 2019

The Kohala High Robotics team won the CREATE Award at their world championship in Louisville, Kentucky this weekend. Details will be updated.

The 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake in Waikoloa

Gillian Ward, Reporter

April 15, 2019

The Big Island felt a surprisingly large shake on Saturday. The earthquake was reportedly 14 miles from Waikoloa Village and was 5.3 in Magnitude. It was strongest in the Waikoloa area, but could be felt in Kona and even North Kohala. Because this quake was seismic, and not volcanic, it was a shake rather...

Kū Like Kākou unites the community prior to HUB burning down

Resource tables set up at the Ku Like Kakou event to provide information to the community..

Kamaile Gusman, Reporter

March 14, 2019

On March 13, 2019 the "Kū Like Kākou" event took place from 5:30-8:00pm at the HUB Barn in Hawi. The event's purpose was to unite the community together through social emotional health. There were multiple resource tables available for people to look at and interact with professionals, free dinner...

Banning cigarettes


February 11, 2019

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

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

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

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,...

Kohala High School construction continues throughout the campus

Donna Botelho and Cj Aludino, Reporter and editor

December 17, 2018

Krispy Kreme Pick-Up During Holiday Craft Fair!

Jonard Asencion, reporter

November 20, 2018

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

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...

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