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Announcing the 2017 Homecoming Court

Pililai Kaai, Reporter

September 1, 2017


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Kohala Cowboys Homecoming game will be on September 30, 2017 against the Pahoa Daggers and your Homecoming Court was announced this past week. This yearʻs Freshman attendants are Harley Yamasaki and Jeffery Francisco. Sophomore attendants are Kianna Kapeliela and Hokani Maria. For your Junior class...

Last First Friday

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

May 4, 2017


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The last First Friday for the school year is tomorrow, May 5th, so come on down. Check it out, socialize, eat, and shop! There's a lot of amazing stuff you can do. You can buy a lot of great food and baked goods. Go and check if there's some jewelry that you might find a liking to. There's going to...

Fundraiser at Kohala High School May 6

Fundraiser at Kohala High School May 6

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

May 4, 2017


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Just as one last reminder, the fundraiser for Michael, Kohala High School graduate who was recently diagnosed with leukemia, will be on May 6 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Flyers have gone all around Kohala and we have even gotten some of the local churches involved with spreading the word through thei...

Prom Is Near

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

April 17, 2017


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Juniors and Seniors, are you ready? Prom is April 29th so purchase your tickets now from Mrs.Pasco. The ticket sales end TODAY!  If you don't have a ticket,  it's your last day. The price of the tickets are $70 but if you had a pledge form from the walk-a-thon , it's $55. I sure hope that all of...

Michael Fundraiser Update + Thank you

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

April 3, 2017


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We are more than 3 months into the planning and fundraising of my project prior to the big bazaar-like event that I mentioned in my article back in February and we have raised more money than we could’ve hoped for.  With the help of our most generous community, our fundraising has proven to be su...

Na’au ‘Oiwi Academy Food Bank Drive

March 9, 2017


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The Na'au 'Oiwi Academy is holding a Food Bank drive as a community service project. Nonperishable food items can be dropped off at the Academy room at anytime this month. Rice, Cereal, Vienna Sausage, Spam, Pasta, and any other kinds on nonperishable foods you can think of. Some donations have already...

Way To Go on the ACT

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

March 6, 2017


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Congratulations on the testing on Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Kohala High School. You've all done so well! Freshman and Sophomores have completed the majority of their ACT Aspire Summative Tests. Soon, they will finish their writing and reading exams. Keep it up! To celebrate your spirit, you will...

Na Leo Hou All-State Choral Festival

March 2, 2017


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Seven of our Kohala High School students had the chance to go to Oahu to participate in the Na Leo How All-State Choral Festival. They spent 2 days practicing really hard for their performance which was on Saturday, February the 18th. Their music director was none other than Karen Kennedy. She is the...

Seven Earth Sized Planets Found

Destiny Souze, Reporter

February 23, 2017


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Seven Earth sized planets have been found orbiting a dwarf star named Trappist-1.   Trappist-1 is about 40 light-years, (235 trillion miles) away from Earth, which is surprisingly close. With Trappist-1 so close, and the orbit paths of the planets being fairly consistent, NASA is able to study...

Zealandia continent in Pacific Ocean

Destiny Souze, Reporter

February 16, 2017


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A new continent has been found! Zealandia, a 4.9 million km2 area of the southwest Pacific Ocean was believed to be apart of Gondwana according to CNS Science. Today Zealandia is 94% submerged. GNS Science geologist Dr. Nick Mortimer stated his opinions on the discovery : “Several islands, notably...

Funding for a Friend

Funding for a Friend

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

January 27, 2017


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Michael Bartolome was a Kohala High School student, just like me, and also happened to be my long time friend for almost 5 years now.  He was extremely athletic and stayed committed to tennis, and while I played I would notice that he would be the only one who always had a smile on and off the cour...

New menu? Student Opinions.

January 26, 2017


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Kohala High School has been apart of the Farm to Schools program for awhile now, let's find how out how the students feel about it! "How do you feel about the Menu?" "I like how we have new options but sometimes they serve the same things over and over again. It gets boring after awhile." -Kahiau...

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