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November: The Gratitude Month

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The Halloween month was fun and all but now it's time to get ready for the Thanksgiving Month. There are lots of things happening this month and that's why we should be so thankful. Redeem yourself with thirty days of gratitude to prove that you have thanks and you appreciate everything that has happen...

#ShoutYourAbortion: Embrace or Criticize?

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It's been spreading all over social media, and only one question to ask - why should women be criticized for talking about their abortions? The recent news about the Republican Party eliminating funding from Planned Parenthood inspired a woman to post her opinion on how  her abortion affected her. Eventually...

Kim Davis Still Refusing!

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Kim Davis, the now "infamous" marriage license clerk who recently got released from jail is now still refusing to give same sex couples their marriage license when they come in asking for them. She recently got jailed for not giving the police any other option but to jail her. But when another same...

What would Donald Trump Do?

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Could it be? Donald Trump running for president? Wel,l it seems Donald Trump knows what he's doing. He plays smart. Just as he said yesterday night on national television. He envisioned a future of how everything could change. Certain things about nuclear global warming, releasing prisoners in Iran,...

Drive Responsibly; Don’t Drive Drunk!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

September 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Driving is a privilege  to everyone who owns a vehicle. Especially teens who don't drive safely or drive irresponsibly. Police officers have been pulling over many drunk drivers due to bad driving. You wouldn't want to be caught by the police for drunk driving or else you'll be given a DUI. A DUI...

Kim Davis Jailed? Conflicting Worlds!

Donna Botelho, Reporter

September 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

A Kentucky Clerk was recently jailed for refusing to give out a marriage certificate to a gay couple in the state! Not giving the police any other option but to jail her, Kim Davis' religious beliefs usually conflict with a lot of things, but many people have forgotten about the separation of church...

Hawaii Gets Some Unusual Weather!

Jonard Asencion, Reporter

August 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It was such a beautiful day, and now it's ruined. The weather these days are getting stranger by the minute. Just yesterday there was a flood on such a rainy day. Then all of a sudden it gets to the point where it's so hot, you start sweating like a greasy pig. Something's up with this weather. Coincidence?...

Stop focusing on what we wear and worry about what we learn

Amber Malasig, Reporter

April 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Many students wonder why do we have dress code or why do they make a big deal about dress code? Students, mainly girls, come to school to learn, not to get detention for dress code. Like it's not even that important on how we dress. They should be happy that students actually come to school. It's like...

Christmas Season Starting Early

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

December 11, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It is said over and over again. The Christmas season is starting earlier every year!  Retailers and other big companies put out ads, sales, decorations and products out every year, some starting as early as September. According to a news site CNBC, consumer searches started on October 23rd last year,...

High School Stress

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

December 1, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Students at high schools in America are too stressed. Grades, athletics, and social life all contribute to a stressed environment. High schools and colleges are too demanding that you get good grades and even go beyond that. It seems that the only reason people volunteer in their community or run for...

Cyberbullying

Amber Malasig, Reporter

November 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Cyberbullying in our school is getting way out of had. Some people will say, "oh, it's nothing," and all those things, but honestly cyberbullying can really hurt people. We tend to believe what they say because we wonder if that is true about us. We believe them because it hurt us a lot. People would...

Safe Search too Strict?

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Kohala High’s internet safety feature is too strict. Whenever someone is using the school’s WiFi and goes on a site that the DOE (Department Of Education) deems to be inappropriate for school, they cannot access it unless the “system administrator” comes all the way down to unblock the website...

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