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Astro Day 2017

Sierra Bedgood, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

Filed under News

The annual astronomy event, nicknamed "Astro Day," for the 2017 made its debut in Kona for the first time after 16 years of the event being held. Normally, it only takes place in Hilo. On Saturday, November 4th from 11-4 PM,...

The Highlights of 2017

Sierra Bedgood, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

2017 could be described as a roller coaster year, filled with ups and downs. It has also, however, been a year of discovery and growth. Here's a recap of major news since January: January: Donald Trump inaugurated as the...

We Can Change The World

Staff Writers

September 8, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

 When hearing that Mr. Randy Ruff was the keynote speaker for this years annual 9/11 memorial ceremony, I knew it was going to be capitivating. I am always incredibly intrigued with his way over words for speeches and ta...

Statehood Day

Statehood Day

August 28, 2017

ELL Festival

Maianna Taylor, writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Interview with Julie Windell How did this start and why? Former ELL (English Language Learning) teacher from Hawaii, Matilde Narido, was traveling in the Philippines and witnessed a similar competition. She came back to Hawaii and...

Kick Butts Day 2017

Cody Ascuncion, Sports Editor

April 22, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

On March 20, 2017, I flew to Honolulu for an annual event called Kick Butts Day. Kick Butts Day is when young minds from every island come to Oahu to rally at the capitol in support of passing a variety of anti-smoking bills f...

The Oscars in Rewind

Ronald Crivello-Kahihikolo, writer

March 10, 2017

Filed under News, Opinion

From starstruck performances to a chaotic ending, this years Oscars didn't do me any justice. I wasn't satisfied at all with the three hours that I'd committed to watching the 89th annual commencement of the Oscars. Regarding...

Women’s March: Kona

January 31, 2017

“I Have a Dream:” a Celebration for Equality!

Ronald Crivello-Kahihikolo, writer

January 13, 2017

Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, for the past 35 years, Frank Bramlett, Mamie Bramlett, and Virginia Halliday have hosted an annual celebration for unity and peace. The event is in honor of the national holiday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This...

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