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Technology is Taking Over Our Lives!

Nicole Castillo, reporter

September 23, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In the last few years technology has been growing all over the world. From phones to computers to tablets. It's like everywhere you go people are always on some type of technological device and probably, if they are in front of a phone screen or tablet screen, they are most likely to be on some type...

Spirit Week Participation

Nicole Castillo, Reporter

September 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Every once in a while at Kohala High School has Spirit Weeks. Some students from Kohala High are very enthusiastic about spirit weeks but others usually do not even care and do not participate. I think Kohala High School should have votes on what types of days we should have for spirit weeks. I think...

Directive Study

Valerie Hageraats, Reporter

September 15, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Almost every week, we go to advisory for directive study to read something. Apparently, Kohala High’s reading scores are too low and we don’t read enough, so to fix this we are told to read more. Every week we are supposed to bring a book to read for about an hour. In my opinion, it doesn't work,...

What if Cars Disappeared?

Tanya Adams, Reporter

September 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

There are over 240 million cars in United States alone; that is a bunch!  Do you ever wonder, "What if we stopped driving?"  Would it help our society or would our society go crashing down? During 2012 it has been recorded that 33 thousand lives are gone because of car crashes.  Thousands of lives...

Is the Board of Education getting too powerful?

Timothy Pontius, Reporter

August 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Should the Board of Education be able to apply there one size fits all test method to everyone in high school? I don't think so. The Board of Education has a monopoly on all the major pre-college tests.  At the end of high school one of the major evaluations that determines, in part, what the rest...

Why should we have PTP?

Amber Malasig, Reporter

August 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

PTP is Personal Transition Plan. Why should we have PTP when we don't do anything. To be honest, having PTP is just a waste of students' time. You say that PTP is suppose to help us by preparing us for college, but it doesn't. It just makes more stress. You make like all of the students are going to...


Denae Rivera, Reporter

May 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Procrastination: The act or habit of putting off or delaying something requiring immediate attention. Are you a procrastinator? Procrastinating because you have poor time management skills? Hmm, lets just face the fact that the truth is you don't want to think about thinking. Scrambling at the last ...

What Do Your Grades Mean To You?

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter

May 15, 2014

Filed under Opinion

You spend around 13 years dedicated to going to school and to learn as much as you let yourself learn. Times have definitely changed from when our parents and even our grandparents have gone to school. Before, it didn't matter what letter grade you got in class, as long as you got an education. Now,...

Are Surfers Bad Or Good?

Kaimipono Solomon-Lewis, Reporter

May 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

What are your perspective amongst surfers? Does surfing turn you into a bad person? Maybe for most, surfing can turn you into a party animal, it can get you into drugs, it can almost be considered as a gateway drug. Just look at most of our professional surfers today. They all party hard, do drugs, and...

Mothers and Their Eternal Love

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter

April 29, 2014

Filed under Opinion

"A mother's arms are more comforting than anyone else's." -Diana, Princess of Wales Mothers are the glue to a family. Not every family may have a mother, but there may be a mother figure somewhere in their lives. As kids, we don't realize how much are mothers do for us and they do ALOT! From the ...

ACT Versus SAT

Kassie Kometani, Editor

April 6, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Some of the most important tests a high school student will take in their life are their college entrance exams. The most noted tests include the SAT and ACT exams. Students from Kohala High School recently had a chance to take both exams in the month of March. During our school-wide testing day on Tuesday...

Giving Up Isn’t An Option

Denae Rivera, Reporter

March 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Whenever you're feeling down, having a bad day, or things in your life aren't going so great you shouldn't give up on yourself. Giving up is not an option. Whether it's in sports or life in general always look toward the positive side of things. Dwelling on mistakes aren't going to change your actions....

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