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Thought 100 was big? Honokaa High gets ready for 130th anniversary bash in July  West Hawaii Today

“Decades of Dragons” — From left: Daisy Ikeuchi, Class of 1946; Roland Kaneshiro, Class of 1957; Milo Ferreira, Class of 1962; Sammie Pung, Class of 1976; ...



Former governor reminds grads to be thankful  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

STEPHANIE SALMONS/Hawaii Tribune-Herald Former Hawaii Gov. John Waihe'e, who was born and raised in Honokaa, spoke Thursday at the Honokaa ...



VIDEO: Honokaa Jazz Band Hopes For Na Hoku Nomination  Big Island Video News

WAIKOLOA, Hawaiʻi - The Honokaʻa High School student musicians are seeking a Na Hoku Hanohano Award nomination for their CD, "Playin' In Traffic.".



Honokaa schools closed Monday - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather  KITV Honolulu

Civil Defense message for Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6 in the morning reported - This is a special school closure report. Due to power outage The ...



Wright On: Honokaa has its man, again, and climbs to D-I  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Fred Lau, who coached Honokaa to the BIIF Division championship in 2009, said the Dragons are returning to D-I when he returns to the sidelines this year.



Honokaa Dragon Jazz Project To Play With Johnny Nicholas  Big Island Video News

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - Blues master Johnny Nicholas will perform with the young musicians of the Dragon Jazz Project for three concerts on Hawai'i Island in ...



Bluesman Nicholas, Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band hana hou this weekend  Hawaii Tribune Herald

courtesy photo Grammy-award winning bluesman Johnny Nicholas will play with the Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band, 7 p.m. Friday at Honokaa People's Theatre, ...



Wright On: Hometown hero Kanekoa heeds much-needed call at Honokaa  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

BART WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald Last-minute replacement Keisha Kanekoa inherits a girls basketball roster at Honokaa that features seven players. “We need to ...



Making music that matters: Honokaa Jazz Band releases 'Playin' in Traffic'  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Music is a big deal in Honokaa. The Grammy-winning home of the Dragons is also home to an ever-evolving music program at Honokaa High ...



Johnny Nicholas will rock the island with Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Blues master and roots music aficionado Johnny Nicholas from Austin, Texas will perform with young musicians of Honokaa High's Dragon Jazz ...



HHS alum holding 130th anniversary T-shirt design contest  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — All community members have a chance to be a part of history by participating in a souvenir T-shirt design competition for Honokaa High School's ...



Red tape: Honokaa High School gym completion further delayed  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Jan. 20 was a day Honokaa High School (HHS) staff and students had long awaited — the day when all team practices, games and events were ...



A walk down memory lane: Three Honokaa buildings added to National Historic Places list in 2018, further preserving the town's history  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — Taking the 1-mile walk down Mamane Street in Honokaa Town is like a step back in time — as far back as the late 19th and early 20th centuries.



Young at art: Na Opio Youth Art Show winners announced  West Hawaii Today

The Waimea Arts Council celebrated National Youth Art Month with the 35th Na Opio Youth Art Show and Competition during the month of March at the ...



Honokaa earns first win of BIIF season with a thrilling 14-9 victory over rival Hawaii Prep  West Hawaii Today

HONOKAA — For Honokaa, the victory formation never felt so good. With one final knee from quarterback Malu Kanekoa, Honokaa (1-5 BIIF D-II) watched the ...



'Imiloa, UH-Hilo work to build wayfinding program  West Hawaii Today

HILO — The resurgence of traditional wayfinding techniques began more than four decades ago and they are now finding their way into classrooms, the ...



Northern Notes: 05-13-19  West Hawaii Today

Hundreds attend Newbery Quiz Bowl. Nervous chatter filled the ballroom of the Westin Hapuna Resort as 21 teams and 250 spectators from all around the Big ...



Wamil graduates from basic training  Hawaii Tribune Herald

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Krystle L. Wamil graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...



Waimea beats Radford, to play for 5th place  Thegardenisland.com

Waimea High School's varsity softball team advanced to the fifth-place game at the 2019 DataHouse Softball Championships-Division II state tournament.



Top of the class: Three HHS seniors reach mutual goal  West Hawaii Today

Roland Afaga, Zhanelyn Cacho and Rod Neil Burbano are among six HHS valedictorians who will graduate from Honokaa High School this Saturday. (LANDRY ...



Kapaa No. 3, Waimea unseeded at softball tourney  Thegardenisland.com

Kapaa base runner Kaylana Maghanoy slides past the tag effort of Waimea catcher Aliyah Nordmeier-Kanahele in the second inning of the KIF softball ...



Hawai'i Forest Institute awarded $82500 in grant funding  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hawai'i Forest Institute was recently awarded $82,500 in grant funding through the generosity of the Ka'upulehu Foundation, whose mission is to amplify ...



Honokaa High School grad profiles: Skyla Lee and Romilly Benedict  Hawaii Tribune Herald

About 130 students are projected to graduate from Honokaa High School on Saturday. The commencement ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in the Honokaa Gym.



VIDEO: 300 Page “White Paper” Details Honokaa School Problems  Big Island Video News

During a community meeting at the People's Theatre Thursday night, school teacher Miles Okumura talks about the 300 page "white paper" documenting ...



Teen boy killed in Big Island crash was Honokaa High basketball player  Hawaii News Now

A 15-year-old boy died after a motorcycle crash Monday in Honokaa, Big Island police said.



Kauai hosts Kalaheo to start football preseason  Thegardenisland.com

The 2018-19 Kauai Interscholastic Federation schedule was released Thursday afternoon. The high school football preseason for Kauai will begin Aug. 3 when ...



David De Luz Sr. remembered by friends, family  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Prominent Big Island businessman David De Luz Sr. is being remembered by those who knew him as a role model and self-made entrepreneur who worked ...



VIDEO: Honokaa High School Jazz Band gets Grammy  Big Island Video News

Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Stephanie Salazar On Thursday evening, the Honokaa Peoples Theater was packed with fans of the Honokaa High School ...



More students taking, passing Advanced Placement exams  West Hawaii Today

HILO — The number of Hawaii students taking and passing Advanced Placement exams continues to increase throughout the state. The state Department of ...



Three Honokaa seniors receive Maunakea Scholars awards  West Hawaii Today

(Left to right) Yuko Kakazu from Subaru Telescope; Doug Simons from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope; Shania Ebreo, Keilani Steele and Kiralee Tanaka ...



New ob-gyn joins NHCH  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Dr. Mark Villarin is the newest addition to North Hawaii Community Hospital's team of physicians and certified nurse midwives at their Women's ...



Runnin' with Rani: A look back at the top 2018 performances in swim, bike and run  West Hawaii Today

Another year of Big Island swim-bike-run is just about in the books. As we are just a few days away from ringing in the 2019 New Year, now presents the perfect ...



Waimea beats Classical Academy in preseason game  Thegardenisland.com

HANAPEPE — Big Blue got its first win of the season against a team from the Mainland. Waimea High School's varsity football team defeated Classical Academy ...



School sidelines football players for cyberbullying  Hawaii News Now

The photograph posted on Instagram then published in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald shows five Honokaa High School football players flashing middle fingers ...



Paniolo Parade carries on for its 43rd year  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Paniolo and pa'u riders representing all eight inhabited Hawaii islands marched down Mamalahoa Highway Saturday morning for the 43rd annual ...



Calendar for June 30  Hawaii Tribune Herald

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Project aims to prevent suicide, encourages students to seek help  Hawaii Tribune Herald

LAUPAHOEHOE — A teen suicide prevention project kicked off Friday at Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School. Project Reach Out, sponsored jointly ...



Austin bluesman Johnny Nicholas 'Hell Bent' on Hawaii Island  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Photo by Brandon Aguilar Austin bluesman Johnny Nicholas and Hell Bent will play three shows on the Big Island with the Honokaa High School Dragon Jazz ...



Dreams really do come true: HHS graduate joins CFHT tech staff  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — After 10 years aspiring to work at an observatory, Eric Dela Rosa's technology and science interest paid off in mid-November when he was hired as ...



Pacific Media Group Celebrates Shining Seniors  Big Island Now

Distinguished students from around the island gathered on Saturday at Nani Maui Gardens in Hilo for Pacific Media Group's 33rd Annual Salute to the ...



Revised Kukuihaele park plan presented  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After more than a year of neighborhood contention regarding construction of a park in Kukuihaele, county planners presented a new and largely well-received ...



Project Reach Out: Volunteers spread motivational message to teens, one school at a time  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — A lot of giggles could be heard inside Kahilu Town Hall Friday afternoon as 60 or so Waimea Middle School (WMS) sixth graders listened intently ...



Hospitality industry awards $52000 in scholarships to public school seniors  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo Scholarship recipient Crismel Juan of Kea'au High School with Dave Kennedy, left, chief revenue officer for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, ...



Bowled over: More than two years in the making, Hina Rae's expands to Kamuela  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Deciding which item to order at Hina Rae's Kamuela is no easy feat. Customers have been salivating over the menu — with 10 different acai bowls, ...



Alumni football games bring in more than $20,000  Hawaii 24/7

Hawaii 24/7 Staff. Final score: Hilo 24, Waiakea 7 7:30 pm Kickoff Friday, Jan 4, 2013. Wong Stadium. Hilo got on the board early in the first quarter and Waiakea ...



Clayton Kaoao Forsythe  Daily Herald

Clayton Kaoao Forsythe, age 63, passed away in Provo, Utah, May 30, 2018. Clayton was born October 2nd 1954 in Wahiawa, Oah'u, Hawaii to Edward William ...



Hawaii Island graduation ceremonies set  West Hawaii Today

More than 11,000 students are expected to graduate from public schools in ceremonies happening across the state in late May and early June. The following ...



Kanu o ka Aina graduates take wing  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Polani Kahakalau and Luana Zablan, two alumna of Kanu of ka Aina New Century Public Charter School, are 2017 graduates of UH-Hilo.



Kahua Paa Mua plans to expand youth farming programs: Seeks additional funding  West Hawaii Today

HAWI — For the past five years, Kahua Paa Mua — meaning building a firm foundation — has established a presence in North Kohala on two-acres at Hoea ...



AP test scores improve  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Big Island public school students are making strides on Advanced Placement exams, though performance overall still trails behind national averages.



Remembering Nelson Doi, 1922 – 2015  Big Island Video News

WAIMEA, Hawaii – Former lieutenant governor Nelson Doi died last weekend at his Waimea home. He was 93 years old. He was born in Pahoa in 1922, and ...



Credit union awards 8 scholarships  West Hawaii Today

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is helping eight high school seniors take their first step toward their future goals with a scholarship to a two- or four-year ...



VIDEO: Keck Observatory Holds Open House  Big Island Video News

WAIMEA, Hawaii - Observatory employees transformed nearly an acre of the campus into a science festival filled with hands-on educational activities.



BIIF swimming and diving results  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Thursday at Hilo High. ADVERTISING. Thursday at Hilo High. Girls 1-meter diving. 1, Iwahashi, Kaitlin, Waiakea, 156.15. 2, Iwahashi, Marissa, Waiakea, 154.80.



Graduation 2013: Kealakehe High School  Hawaii 24/7

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor. More than 300 Kealakehe High School students accepted their diplomas Saturday evening during commencement exercises ...



Kona AAUW awards scholarships  West Hawaii Today

The Kona chapter of American Association of University Women has awarded its 2017 scholarships to three women from West Hawaii schools. Each will receive ...



HPA Pumpkin Patch Festival Coming Oct. 19  Big Island Now

The 23rd Annual Hawaii Preparatory Academy will be held Sunday Oct. 19. The festival will feature locally grown pumpkins, keiki activities, food booths and live.



Blowing their own horns: 57th annual Waimea Twilight Parade pays tribute to truckers as island's lifeline  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Drivers honking their horns at pedestrians is a rarity in civil Waimea. But truckers doing so in concert can be heard much to their delight the first ...



Obituaries | 8-1-14  West Hawaii Today

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Obituaries | 12-9-14  West Hawaii Today

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JCAH honors Dodo Mortuary, Seaside Restaurant  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo-based Japanese Community Association of Hawaii honored Dodo Mortuary Inc. and the Seaside Restaurant as the recipients of the 2017 Nikkei Kigyo ...



Takamine to head Hawaii state labor department  Big Island Video News

November 30, 2010 – HONOLULU, Hawaii Rumors that State Senator Dwight Takamine will be joining Hawaii Governor-Elect Neil Abercrombie's administration ...



VIDEO: Hawaii Island honors Camero, fallen US Marine  Big Island Video News

Kona video by Lynn Biettel, Visionary Video| Waimea video courtesy Baron Sekiya, Hawaii247.com | Voice of Stephanie Salazar KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii: The ...



Maui High Makes Shirota New Football Coach  Maui Now

Deciding to stay in-house, Maui High School hired veteran teacher Keith Shirota on Wednesday to be the school's next head football coach.



On S.F.’s Haight Street, drifters accused of killings put people on edge  SFGate

Even before they were accused of killing a backpacker in Golden Gate Park and a hiker in Marin County, the three drifters made an impression. Along Haight ...



Panel ponders Hilo landfill closure  Hawaii Tribune Herald

County administration has a bit more explaining to do before the County Council is ready to approve a $20 million bond issue creating a closure plan for the Hilo ...



Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival celebrates silver anniversary: Festival blossoms into largest event in 25 years  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Roxcie Waltjen has vivid memories of the first Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival in 1994. After all, the event was held the same week she ...



Code Lavender: A different way to handle stress and trauma at the hospital  West Hawaii Today

WAIMEA — Code blue, red, pink, yellow or orange in hospitals signifies an emergency. ADVERTISING. WAIMEA — Code blue, red, pink, yellow or orange in ...



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