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Graduates of 2012

Graduates of 2012

Colleen Pasco

May 26, 2012

Congratulations to the Kohala High School graduating class of 2012.  Ka Leo Na 'Opio says good-bye to Editor Jenna Nickl (3 years), Assistant Editor Andrew Trump (2 years), Daryl Jim Diaz, Clayton (CJ) Yamamoto, Jr., and Kiana Reyes. We will be back in August under the leadership of Editor Kanani W...

Opposing Viewpoint: Non-drinker population faltering as peer pressure increases

Jenna Nickl, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2012

It all starts with a choice. Do I take this drink from my friend or do I walk away? In a town as small and remote as Kohala, there isn't much to do. So what do students resort to? Drinking, smoking and partying. Partying is a drug itself. Students get hooked to drinking on the weekends like it's a...

Mrs. Snelling named finalist in award worth a combined $25,000

Janette Snelling, Principal

Jenna Nickl, Editor-in-chief

April 13, 2012

Eleven principals across the state will be attending a luncheon this weekend as finalists for the 2012 Masayuki Tokikoka Excellence in School Leadership Awards. The event is held to recognize public school principals who go above and beyond to make sure their schools provide high quality education. The...

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 ...

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...

The student voice of Kohala High School
Jenna Nickl