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Women’s March on Washington a Success

Keiko Yamura, Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under News, World News

A Women's March was conducted on January 21st to make women's voices heard in this country. This march was an effort conducted by four national co-chairs and a national coordinating committee that have been working diligently to put it all together. This is a peaceful protesting organization that welcomes any...

Kohala High School’s gym legacy to get update

Kohala High School’s gym legacy to get update

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under News

Kohala High School's gym has been an icon for the whole school and community since its construction in the 1930's, and is one of the two original buildings that are still here.  The gym has been the sight for hundreds of school assemblies, events, talent shows, and most importantly, Graduations. Despite...

Kohala vs. Kealakehe in Girls Basketball

Kalia Emeliano, Reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Our Cowgirls had a basketball game at Kealakehe on January 18. The JV had lost by two points as they went into an over time. It was an exciting game to watch as they went back and forth with their scoring. They did their best and that's all we could ever ask for. The Varsity girls on the other hand...

Help Wanted with Renovation of Our Gym Letters!

Keiko Yamura

January 17, 2017


Filed under News

Artist Patrick Ching is looking for help in renovating our high school gym "Cowboys" lettering! This will become an after school project requiring a 21st Century application prior to attending. The dates requested for students to participate are as follows: Thursday, January 19 from 3-5pm Friday,...

Obama’s last days in office

Destiny Souze, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under News

President Obama's second term is (sadly) coming to an end. Here's what he's been up to in his last days in office. Obama has banned drilling in parts of the Atlantic and the Arctic. Using a version of the "Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act" he was able to put a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas...

Are You Aware of Leukemia?

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under News

Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow by creating a surplus in white blood cells. Leukemia, although extremely rare, has affected over 170,000 people in 2016 alone.  No one is safe from leukemia, or any type of cancer for that matter, and this type of cancer is affecting...

2016 Waimea Christmas Parade Preparation

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter

December 6, 2016


Filed under News

As December 3rd rolls in, Waimea Christmas Parade is upon us. The parade will begin with the Scout troops marching units, both boy scouts and girl scouts, followed by the sights and sounds of the great West Hawaii County Band as they perform "Mele Kalikimaka!" Following the county band, a fire truck...

Winter Ball at The Hub Dec. 17

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under News

Get ready to go to the moon and back.  Every year our school has a Winter Ball dance and this year's Winter Ball will be held on December 17th at The Hub. Ticket sales started on November 28 for $45 and will remain that price through December 2nd.  During the following weeks, if tickets are not bought...

Farm to Schools comes to Kohala

Destiny Souze, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under News

Kohala High School is testing out a new lunch program. "Farm to Schools" is a fairly new program that works to bring fresh, local foods into cafeterias all around the world. The definition of Farm to Schools as provided on by their website is, "Farm to school enriches the connection communities have...

Senior Project Due Dates.

Bradlee Estabilio, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under News

Ready to graduate Seniors?   Well hold on because Senior Project is the one thing that might stop you from doing that.  But if you remember these dates,  you could see yourself walking down that aisle in no time.  1st draft for the Senior Project research paper is due Monday, Nov. 21st to your En...

Safety Pin equal Safe place.

Destiny Souze, Reporter

November 13, 2016


Filed under News

Why are people wearing safety pins after Trump won the election? Safety pins are a symbol of solidarity with victims of hate crimes. The idea of wearing safety pins originally started in the UK, the safety pin is to show that you are a "safe place" and a person people can trust and seek out when they're...

2016 Presidential Election goes to Trump

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under News

On Tuesday, November 8th, the Presidential Election was held in all 50 states as all the people were gathered to vote for our next President of the United States. It was declared that the Republican candidate, Donald Trump, was elected to be the 45th President of the U.S. President Trump won Florida,...

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