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Kohala High students participate in “Kohala’s Got Talent”

Daryl Diaz

December 19, 2011


Filed under News

Around twenty talented children and adults shared a variety of entertainment judged by three local celebrity guests. The One Holistic Place organization held its first major fundraising event on Dec. 9 at Luke's in Hawi.    The event promoted awareness about chronic illness prevention and presented...

Kohala High Students Eager for Christmas Break

Kohala High Students Eager for Christmas Break

December 7, 2011


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Features

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...

K-Factor Talent Show impresses community

K-Factor Talent Show impresses community

CJ Yamamoto

November 18, 2011


Filed under Video

The Kohala High School Talent Show was a great success this past Thursday November 10, 2011. It was held in the high school cafeteria. The talent shared that evening was wonderful.  We had over 9 performances and over 100 spectators attending the talent show. Starring in the talent show were: Ms. Kira...

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


Filed under Features

  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 ...

Scenic Byway: A Threat to Kohala

Scenic Byway: A Threat to Kohala

CJ Yamamoto

October 26, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Over the past few months, a plan for a scenic byway in Kohala has been started. My opinion on this scenic byway is a NO GO because of how many locations that will be held from us locals. These locations were here way before this byway came into play. But as a young boy I could always remember my grandfather...

Students throughout Hawaii express voice through Slam Poetry

CJ Yamamoto, Reporter

September 27, 2011


Filed under Features

Slam poetry is a performance and type of poetry that uses speed as the mood. Participating in slam poetry it puts you in a political atmosphere that should be a motive for yourself. Slam poetry began in Chicago in the 1990s; it took place in Hawaii for the very first time with Mr. Travis Mora. If it...

Rumors Spread of Akoni Pule Highway Scenic Bypass

CJ Yamamoto, Reporter

September 26, 2011


Filed under News

“The Way of Kohala” Aloha Kohala. I know a lot of you were worried about our one and only Akoni Pule highway losing its name. I have great news for you. Akoni Pule Highway will not change. What is scenic byway you are probably wondering? It’s a program that’s part of United States Department...

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