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Boys Basketball Preparing for Playoffs

Boys Basketball Preparing for Playoffs

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

February 6, 2012

The Kohala High boys basketball team finished their regular season last Thursday losing in a close one against  Konawaena. The talented Wildcats played with a lot of emotion on Senior night en route to a 48-45 victory. However the Cowboys were happy with how they played as it was their last tune up...

Kohala High Students Eager for Christmas Break

The Ka Leo Na 'Opio staff wishes everyone a happy holiday.

December 7, 2011

By: CJ Yamamoto   For many students and teachers at Kohala High school, Christmas break is the most anticipated vacation of the year. Although the holidays can be stressful for many, it is also an exciting and joyful. The time has flown by over the years where we count down the days until...

STUCO and Class Officers bond over leadership workshop

STUCO and Class Officers bond over leadership workshop

Jenna Nickl, Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2011

Taking some much needed time away from school, the Student Council and executive class officers took a trip to North Kohala Public Library to discuss topics on Homecoming, Winterball, spirit week, and other assorted events that STUCO puts on. The hard-working officers were treated to a speech by Mayor...

Kohala High Student Credit Union parades for Kona Coffee

Kohala High Student Credit Union parades for Kona Coffee

Jenna Nickl, Editor-In-Chief

November 15, 2011

  On a steamy Friday in Kona, Kohala Student Credit Union officers, tellers and one board member participated with Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union in the 41st annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival Parade. The group was joined by student credit union branches from Konawaena and Kealakehe ...

Cowboys Dominate Trojans in Season Finale

Cowboys Dominate Trojans in Season Finale

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

November 7, 2011

The Ka’u Trojans drove three hours into Kohala only to find a fired up Cowboys football team in the final game of the season for both teams.  Ka’u came into the game with only 19 available players and they paid the price for it. The Cowboys ran away to a 44-0 win in the final game for the seniors. On...

Cross Country and Volleyball Teams Gear-Up for BIIF’s

Cross Country and Volleyball Teams Gear-Up for BIIF’s

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

October 19, 2011

The Kohala High cross country and girls volleyball teams are getting ready to conclude their seasons in hopes of making the HHSAA tournaments on neighbor islands. The volleyball team opens up the first round of the BIIF Division II playoffs Wednesday when they host the St. Joseph Cardinals at 6 P.M. ...

Kohala High Teacher Dan Leitner Publishes Book

Kohala High Teacher Dan Leitner Publishes Book

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 23, 2011

Kohala High P.E./Fitness teacher Dan Leitner recently published a book called Power Imagery: Believing & Achieving Through Mental Imagery.  This impressive feat took many years for him to achieve and there is the beginning of a buzz starting around campus among teachers and some students who have...

Mistakes Prove Costly for Cowboys

Mistakes Prove Costly for Cowboys

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 18, 2011

The Kohala Cowboys football team played with great effort, but it wasn’t enough to stop BIIF Division II powerhouse HPA.  The visiting Ka Makani were able to capitalize off of both turnovers and penalties en route to a 63-8 victory over Kohala on Saturday.  HPA was able to limit mistakes and use...

Senior car wash a huge success

Senior car wash a huge success

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 16, 2011

The senior class of 2012 had a car wash on September 4 to help reach fundraising goals for their Senior Bonding. The seniors were in a bind financially weeks before bonding, which was going to put the class into the red.  With the pressing situation at hand, the class officers booked a last minute car...

Project Grad 2012 Planning Underway

Project Grad 2012 Planning Underway

Andrew Trump, Assistant Editor

September 16, 2011

The planning of Project Grad for Kohala High Seniors is now underway.  Project Grad is an all night celebration for seniors on their graduation night, where they can participate in lots of fun activities. This will be the 3rd year that Kohala High School’s graduating class has held the drug and a...

Freshmen Adoption

September 6, 2011

Freshmen Adoption 2011

The student voice of Kohala High School
Andrew Trump