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Reasons teenagers do or do not participate in underage drinking

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

May 7, 2012


Filed under Features

Teens across the nation are underage drinking. They know it is illegal and they know it isn't the healthiest thing to for them . Then there are teens who do not drink even when their peers are drinking around them. Teens decide whether or not they want to involve themselves with underage drinking based...

Spring Spirit Week Results

Spring Spirit Week Results

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

April 4, 2012


Filed under Video

Results are in for Spring Spirit Week places on dress-up days and noontime games. Seniors took 1st place with 121 points, Freshmen in 2nd place with 108 points, Sophomores in 3rd place with 87 points, Juniors in 4th place with 82 points. The video (on the right side of the article) is of the tug of war...

Opening Night Of Murder Mystery Play “The Hollow” Stirs Excitement In Teen Cast

Opening Night Of Murder Mystery Play “The Hollow” Stirs Excitement In Teen Cast

Daryl Diaz

February 23, 2012


Filed under Entertainment, Features

As the clock is ticking, "The Hollow" cast and crew are getting prepared to present their anticipated play this weekend. The book by Agatha Christie, a popular murder mystery novelist, has been transformed into a play and will be debuted at Parker School Theater stage opening night on February...

Survey Finds out that US Nation’s Teens Are Smoking More Pot and Less Cigarette

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

February 2, 2012


Filed under News

According to an article from "Education Week" Magazine  by writer Nirvi Shah, American teenagers are more likely to smoke marijuana than a cigarette. The National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that one in nine high school seniors has tried synthetic marijuana. In early December, Monitoring the Future Survey for 20...

Synthetic Marijuana, an over the counter drug, poisons and kills 

Daryl Jim Diaz, Reporter

February 2, 2012


Filed under News

Teens don't know that synthetic marijuana is blamed for several deaths and poisoning. According to Dr. Phil's show on January 17, 2012, synthetic marijuana, also known as K2 or Spice, is an herbal and chemical product that mimics the effect of real cannabis. On Dr. Phil's Website it says, "Dr. Phil highlights...

Survey shows KHS students prefer Mac computers over PC

Survey shows KHS students prefer Mac computers over PC

Daryl Diaz

January 12, 2012


Filed under Features

Twenty six random Kohala High students were surveyed and asked the question, "would you rather have a Mac or PC computer?" The end result showed most students would rather have a Mac. 54% of the students preferred a Mac and 46% preferred PC. Some students elaborated and debated on why they chose what...

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 spirited during Winter Spirit Week

Daryl Diaz

December 19, 2011


Filed under Features

December 5-9 was High the 2011 Winter Spirit Week. Seniors won first place, Sophomores took second, Juniors got third, and Freshmen took fourth place. Here is a short recap of the final days of the winter spirit week at Kohala High.

Winter Play “Santa the Sister Stealer” was first time performing experience for most of cast

Winter Play “Santa the Sister Stealer” was first time performing experience for most of cast

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

December 19, 2011


Filed under Features

Kohala High's performing arts club, KGoodnightMoses, presented a short original winter play, "Santa the Sister Stealer", on Thursday, December 14. The received a lot great reviews from the audience and it was a successful show. For many of the students who were in the cast, this play was their first...

Kohala High welcomes future cowboys

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

December 9, 2011


Filed under News

Kohala Middle School's eighth graders visited Kohala High on December 8th for registration and learn about what the high school is all about. Kohala High students were happy to help the upcoming freshmen get a glimpse of what it'll be like when they attend high school. The eighth graders were divided...

Kohala High Halau to travel to New Zealand for cultural exchange

Kohala High Halau to travel to New Zealand for cultural exchange

Daryl Diaz, Reporter

November 17, 2011


Filed under News

A couple of Kohala High and Ke Kula 'O Ehunuikaimalino students are traveling to New Zealand for a cultural exchange from November 21st through December 3rd.  Kohala High students mention that they are excited, not only about getting off the island, but also to learn more about New Zealand's culture...

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