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Student Spotlight – Kuhaʻo Case

Student Spotlight – Kuhaʻo Case

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter

November 5, 2013


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Kuhaʻo Case is currently a sophomore at Kohala High and is one of the most musically talented students in the school. What makes his ability so exceptional is his non-ability to see. Kuhaʻo is visually impaired but has found a way to express himself through music. Kuhaʻo says his high school experience...

Spotlight- V.P. Mr. Brian Simone

Spotlight- V.P. Mr. Brian Simone

Kassie Kometani, Editor

October 1, 2013


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Kohala High welcomes another fresh face this school year, the new Vice Principal Mr. Brian Simone. He resides in Waimea with his wife and three children. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends. One day he hopes to visit the South Pacific Islands. When asked about how he likes Kohala High,...

Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Katie Lambeth

Teacher Spotlight – Ms. Katie Lambeth

Kassie Kometani, Editor

September 15, 2013


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Katie Lambeth is one of several teachers working through Teach For America now presiding at Kohala High School. She attended school at the University of Richmond and is new to Kohala after recently moving from Minnesota. Adapting to a rural town like Kohala was not a big shock to Ms. Lambeth as it reminds...

Teacher Spotlight – Dr. John Quinn

Teacher Spotlight – Dr. John Quinn

Genevieve Boyle, Reporter

September 15, 2013


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John Quinn, one of the new additions to Kohala High School, is known as Dr. Quinn to his students after earning a PhD in Mathematics. He attended school at the University of California Riverside. He moved here from southern California with his two sons. They enjoy going to the beach, snorkeling and skating....

Student Spotlight – Gabriella “Ella” Boyle

Student Spotlight – Gabriella “Ella” Boyle

Isabel Steinhoff, Reporter

September 5, 2013


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Introducing one of this year's freshmen is Gabriella Boyle.  She is known as Ella and its what she prefers. Geronimo Boyle, senior, and Genevieve Boyle, junior, are her siblings that also attend Kohala High. When asked about her high school experience so far she said, "it has been pretty good.  She's...

Josiah “Ironman” Adams

Josiah “Ironman” Adams

Ricky Ching, Reporter

August 27, 2013


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This week's student spotlight is on junior, Josiah Adams.  Mr. Adams is a running Fanatic.  He is a part of, and a huge factor for, Kohala's Cross-Country team.  In the 2012 season he was ranked 5th on the Big Island, and represented Kohala at BIIFs,  and did a phenomenal job, coming in 44 out of...

Student Spotlight – Tezrah Antonio

Student Spotlight – Tezrah Antonio

Alexis Ella Matundan, Reporter

August 12, 2013


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Tezrah Antonio is back as a sophomore this year. She was oddly excited to come back to school because she hasn’t seen any of her friends since she was so busy with basketball. She felt that her first day back was the best because she didn’t do anything at all. Knowing this girl can talk, she fel...

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