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Hilo High School PTSA hosts Holiday Craft Fair  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Kick off your holiday season at the Hilo High School PTSA annual fundraiser Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 1. “The best little craft fair in town” is slated for 8:30 ...



Distinguished Alumni Awards to be given during Hilo High Foundation's annual dinner  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School Foundation Distinguished Alumni Awards will be awarded by foundation president Barry Taniguchi and vice president Allan Ikawa during the ...



Wright On: Hilo High inspired yet incognito in repeat bid  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The next time Hilo High's offense looks to the sideline will be Saturday at Aloha Stadium against Waipahu in the HHSAA Division I football championship game.



Restored salutation: 91-year-old sign returns to Hilo High  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Tom Goya gestures to the 1927 welcome sign above the auditorium as he and Gerald De Mello talk about the history of the ...



Hilo High School students evacuate after massive quakes  Hawaii News Now

HILO, BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Students at Hilo High School were told to evacuate after the 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Big Island Friday ...



Gene editing pioneer (and Hilo High grad) has warm homecoming  Hawaii News Now

Jennifer Doudna is a proud 1981 graduate of Hilo High School.



BIIF football: Hilo runs D-I reign to six straight  Hawaii Tribune Herald

TIM WRIGHT/Tribune-Herald Hilo's Kapana Kanae-Kane (5) reaches for an interception during Friday night against Kealakehe during the Vikings' 25-11 victory.



BIIF swimming and diving results  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Waiakea's Nainoa Lee swims the backstroke Saturday during his victory in the 200-yard individual medley at Kamehameha's Naeole Pool. Loo also won the 100 ...



Wright On: Hilo pioneer Sunahara gets his due  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

West Virginia photo. Hilo's Reed Sunahara, the women's volleyball coach of at West Virginia the past four seasons, will be inducted into the Big Island Sports ...



Teachers, others show support for amendment  Hawaii Tribune Herald

STEPHANIE SALMONS/Tribune-Herald Derek Inouye, a Hilo High School AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) teacher, on Tuesday morning ...



Hilo High Robotics Team Advances to World Championships  Big Island Now

Friends of Hawai'i Robotics announces that Hilo High's Robotics team will advance to the World Championships and that Waialua High School was named the ...



NOH Place Like Home: Hilo High School  KHON2

On the gridiron, the Vikings have been the team to beat in the BIIF as of late.



Hilo veteran reflects on service overseas  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Veteran Masao Kuniyoshi holds up a Yukio Okutsu State Veterans Home T-shirt Friday outside of the facility in Hilo.



Hilo High School Football Team: STATE CHAMPIONS  Big Island Now

The Hilo High School Vikings won its first-ever Hawai'i State Football Championship by beating Damien Memorial High by the score of 35-19 at Aloha Stadium ...



Lane doesn't spare schools  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Some East Hawaii schools are still drying out after Hurricane Lane dumped record rains on the area last week. Several classrooms at Waiakea Elementary were ...



MLB draft: Hilo's Bello set to sign with Brewers after 'dream' selection  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Recent Hilo High graduate Micah Bello is the highest MLB draftee from Hawaii since Waiakea graduate Kodi Medeiros went 12th overall in 2014.



Hawaii schools to hold public hearings on bullying, discipline  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A series of public hearings over the next month will give community members a chance to share their thoughts on proposed changes to rules against bullying ...



Hawai'i Teachers to Hold Protests, Walk-Ins Oct. 2  Big Island Now

Educators from around the state will organize a walk-in protest on Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 7 to 8 a.m..



Memorial Service Held for Hilo Native Killed Fighting California Fire  Big Island Now

A Memorial *Service* was held for fallen firefighter Captain Brian Hughes, on Saturday Aug. 4, 2018, at the Ernest E. Valdez Hall in Fresno, California.



Hilo High School Earns Special Olympics Recognition  Big Island Now

Hilo High School was recognized for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities.



Wright on: Eight years is enough for Hilo baseball coach  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After 11 years, the end is near, closing in with each passing hour for Tony DeSa, the baseball coach about to become a former baseball coach when his eighth ...



Dr. John K. Uohara retires after 39 years  Hawaii Tribune Herald

After 39 years working as a obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. John Uohara has retired from patient care as of Aug. 31. Dr. Uohara, a Waimanalo native, moved to ...



East Hawaii students join peers nationwide and walk out in protest against gun violence  Hawaii Tribune Herald

When Teryn Tominaga and her Waiakea Intermediate School peers began organizing for National Walkout Day, she said they hoped maybe 40 or 50 of their ...



UH Hilo students on top team at business competition  UH System Current News

A team of University of Hawaii at Hilo, Arizona State and local high school students won top honors in the student category at the annual Hawaii Business Plan ...



Volleyball Championships to be Broadcast Live  Big Island Now

On Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 17 and 18, the Big Island Interscholastic Federation, Girls – Division I & II Volleyball Championships will take place in the ...



Celebrate our 2018 graduates: Aspiring scientist has a flair for editing  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School's graduation ceremonies took place May 18 at Edith Kanaka'ole Multi-Purpose Stadium. Waiakea High School's graduation ceremonies took ...



HFS Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships  Big Island Now

HFS Federal Credit Union awarded seven scholarships, for a total of $17500, to Big Island graduating high school seniors pursuing their goals of higher.



Hilo High School Students Taking More AP, College Courses  Big Island Now

Hawai'i's students continue to reach higher levels of achievement, with more students taking college-level courses while in high school and graduating with ...



Give the gift of life  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Phlebotomist Connie Ryan marks the location of a vein on Linda Quarberg's arm as Quarberg prepares to donate blood for ...



Proposed law would mandate CPR training high school students  West Hawaii Today

HILO — Legislation in both the state Senate and House would require Hawaii high school students to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, before they ...



Hearing today on bill that would limit standardized tests  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Teacher Matthew Yarberry stands next to a display of his students' projects Wednesday in his classroom at Hilo High School. HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune- ...



Hilo High School senior crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School senior Kylyn Rapoza is pictured Sunday as she's crowned Miss Hawaii Teen USA. As winner, Rapoza will represent the state at the Miss Teen ...



Hilo Viking Robotics to take on world: High school team excels at FIRST competition on Oahu  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo Viking Robotics team, with their robot, Kirby, and advisers, qualified for the FIRST Robotics World Championships in Houston. Courtesy photo. The Hilo ...



Report shows increase among East Hawaii high school graduates attending college  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The college enrollment rate among East Hawaii high school students increased last year, albeit still shy of the statewide average. That's according to the College ...



Waiakea Elementary among several Hawaii island schools damaged by Lane  KHON2

HILO (KHON2) - On Hawaii island, as many as 200 homeowners and businesses have requested aid because of storm damage. Over the past few days, we've ...



Calendar for November 24  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Nov. 24. ADVERTISING. 2018 PACIFIC STATES BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION. Where: ...



Calendar for December 1  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. COMING. ADVERTISING. BANYAN DRIVE ART STROLL DEADLINE FOR ENTRY. Where: Banyan Gallery. When: 5 p.m. Dec. 14. Details: ...



Hilo High gym builder sues DOE  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The general contractor for the new gymnasium at Hilo High School is suing the state Department of Education, saying they haven't been reimbursed for cost ...



Wright On: Bello primed to be Big Island's next big hit  Hawaii Tribune Herald

JARED FUJISAKI photo. Recent Hilo High grad Micah Bello likely will hear his name called early in the MLB draft, which runs Monday through Wednesday.



Hilo's Micah Bello drafted in 2nd round by Milwaukee Brewers in 20178 MLB Draft  Hawaii News Now

Hilo's own Micah Bello made a name for himself in the high school ranks as a standout baseball player, but now he has a lot more to prove after being drafted by ...



Call to photographers issued for 2019 Friends of Lili'uokalani Gardens Photo Calendar Contest  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Courtesy photo Last year's grand prize winner was Jared Goodwin, who is a senior at Hilo High School this year. His work recently was featured in National ...



Entrepreneurial experience  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald St. Joesph High School freshman Liayla-Romona Pinnow, 14, sells quartz bracelets and succulents through her Junior ...



Walk the talk  West Hawaii Today

Parker School's speech and debate team won the sweepstakes trophy for the first time at the Speech and Debate Qualifying Neighbor Island Tournament on Jan ...



BIIF boys basketball: Carvalho auditions new cast of Dragons  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Chylon Nobriga Guerpo is among the players Honokaa coach Jayme Carvalho is auditioning during a busy preseason as the Dragons seek to replace all five ...



Viking Battalion hosts Big Island Adventure Challenge: Hilo High JROTC females prevail in team event  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The Hilo High School Army JROTC female team completed its mission by taking first place during the inaugural Big Island Adventure Challenge hosted by the ...



Hilo High lock down lifted following small explosion on campus  Hawaii News Now

The lockdown at Hilo High School has been lifted following a minor explosion on campus, according to the Dept. of Education.



DOE seeks public input on new rules on bullying and harassment at Hawaii schools  Hawaii News Now

The state Department of Education would like your help crafting new rules for bullying and sexual harassment at public schools across Hawaii.



Kaumana Elementary students learn about traffic safety  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Hilo High School junior Tarissa Williams, 16, passes out campaign erasers to preschoolers after she and Vianka Yowan ...



Scholarship winners announced  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Alexus Paglinawan was awarded the 2018 Rachel Leilani Gangwes Scholarship of $1,000. The scholarship is sponsored by the Hawaii Rise Foundation in ...



Waiakea, Hilo students apply skills at CTSO competition  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo High School DECA competitors, from left, Dennis Palad, Emily Kerr, Stephen Panoff, Fiona Supan, Keli Hanley, Sonja Giardina and Elizabeth Atkinson.



Kunimura, Tokuuke elected to Ku'ikahi board  Hawaii Tribune Herald

East Hawaii natives and Hilo High School graduates James “Jimi” Kunimura and Sandra Tokuuke were elected in July to the board of directors of the nonprofit ...



Key Club hosts second Color Run  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

The Hilo High School Key Club hosted it's second Color Run on Dec. 12. The run/walk is one of many collaborative activities the school organizes to promote ...



HAWAI'I ELECTIONS 2018: Where Do I Vote?  Big Island Now

The Office of Elections has designated the Pāhoa Community Center as a dual polling place for precincts 04-03 and 04-04 for the primary election.



Father mourns firefighter from Hawaii killed near Yosemite National Park  KHON2

HONOLULU (KHON2) - A firefighter who was originally from Hilo has died while fighting a massive fire near Yosemite National Park in California. The National ...



Aspiring scientists, engineers compete at district fair  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Gathered are the Big Island student qualifiers for the Hawaii State Science and Engineering Fair that took place in March. Courtesy photo. Gathered are the Big ...



Nā Leo TV to Broadcast Divisional Showdown  Big Island Now

The big match is coming up on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, as Nā Leo TV will broadcast, LIVE, the B.I.I.F. Girls Volleyball, Division I showdown between the ...



Hilo High School Graduate Leads Important Astronomy Study  Big Island Now

Devin Chu of Hilo, Hawai'i is an astronomy graduate student at UCLA. The Hilo High School and 2014 Dartmouth College alumnus conducts his research with ...



Hilo incumbent, challenger offer very different platforms  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Editor's note: This is one in an intermittent series of stories about contests in the Aug. 11 primary election. After two sessions in the state Legislature, state Rep.



Photos Sought for 2019 Liliʻuokalani Park Calendar Contest  Big Island Now

Friends of Liliʻuokalani Gardens is seeking photograph submissions for its 3rd annual photo calendar contest celebrating the centennial of the iconic park in ...



Calendar for November 10  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Nov. 10. ADVERTISING. 2018 PACIFIC STATES BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION. Where: ...



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 ...



Hearings Scheduled on Statewide Water Resource Protection Plan  Big Island Now

The Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) is having open hearings to solicit input on its update to the statewide Water Resource Protection ...



Orchid Isle Orchestra celebrates simple gifts during holiday concert  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

Courtesy photo From left, eight of the 25 performers for Orchid Isle Orchestra's concert on Dec. 16: Kevin Li, Hope Mikkelsen, Elizabeth Young, Ina Klasner, ...



Cool Schools: Hilo High School  Hawaii News Now

HILO, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - This week our "Cool School" is the home of the blue and gold and the Vikings - Hilo High School! Malika isn't biased at all (it's ...



Students encouraged to participate in March 14 walkout — with caveats  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The state Department of Education is advising schools statewide to create a “designated walkout area” for students who want to participate in upcoming protests ...



UH Regents Approve 6 New Maunakea Management Board Members  Big Island Now

The University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents (BOR) approved the appointments of six members of the community-based Maunakea Management Board (MKMB).



Mayor Harry Kim pushes his limits amid Big Island disaster  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HILO >> Many people worry that leading Hawaii island through the volcanic eruption disaster that began in May could kill Mayor Harry Kim. The 78-year-old ...



New Kealakehe High School principal named  West Hawaii Today

Glenn Gray. (Image from honokaahawks.org/Special to West Hawaii Today). Kealakehe High School Principal Wil Murakami speaks during the school's 2018 ...



Escaped convict search locks down Hilo High School  Hawaii News Now

The campus of Hilo High School on the Big Island was briefly locked down on Friday after school officials were notified that two convicts who escaped the Hawaii ...



Wright On: Waracka takes passionate approach as Viks softball coach  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Hilo works on batting at softball practice, but Amber Waracka also noticed all Vikings players were working on parts of their game that needed improvement ...



Business briefs  Hawaii Tribune Herald

HHSC region names CFO. The East Hawaii Region of Hawaii Health Systems Corp. named Joni Waltjen its chief financial officer.



Hilo Students Take First Place in State Forensic Championships  Big Island Now

Hilo High School Sophomores Emma Laliberte and Bryn Wilcox took first place at the Hawai'i State Forensic Championships held last Saturday on O'ahu.



Hilo-Waiakea superintendent under investigation  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Brad Bennett, superintendent of the Hilo-Waiakea Complex Area, is under investigation by the state Department of Education and is on leave until further notice.



Hilo finishes on a high note  Thegardenisland.com

PUHI — Hilo High School's Hollie Saplan took a shot Sunday, but came up empty at the Island School field against the Island School Voyagers. “Keep trying ...



Calendar for September 8  Hawaii Tribune Herald

^Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Sept. 8. ADVERTISING. HI CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center/HMOCA. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., ...



Wright On: Rumor has 'it' factor  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

With Honolii as her second home and talent to shred, 15-year-old Rumor Butts is working toward a rare feat: becoming a Big Island homegrown top-ranked ...



Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Hires Varsity Baseball, Softball and Boys Soccer Coaches  KITV Honolulu

Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Director of Athletics Glennie Adams announced the hiring of three varsity head coaches: Daryl Kitagawa (baseball); Leo Sing ...



Lifelong educator recalled as 'mother of middle schools'  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Margaret Yuriko Oda, a pioneering educator who was born in a plantation town and left a lasting impact at schools across the islands, has died at 93. The former ...



Sen. Kahele to Run for 2nd Congressional District  Big Island Now

Sen. Kaiali'i Kahele announced his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for her congressional seat.



Calendar for September 15  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Arts & Exhibits. TODAY, Sept. 15. ADVERTISING. HI CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION. Where: East Hawaii Cultural Center/HMOCA. When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ...



Hilo Marine's family grieving: Lance corporal found dead in barracks room  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Family, friends and the Keaukaha community are mourning the death of Kumakani Lee-Ubedei, a Marine lance corporal found dead Saturday in his barracks ...



Marine from Hilo dies in Okinawa  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The U.S. Marine Corps today identified a Marine found dead Saturday afternoon in his Okinawa barracks room as 20-year-old Lance Cpl. Kumakani Tadius ...



Two Students Arrested Following 'Small Explosion' at Hilo High  Big Island Now

Police said two Hilo High School students were arrested this afternoon in connection with a small explosion at the school. The school was put on lockdown at ...



Hilo running back Kahale Huddleston invited to 2018 Polynesian Bowl  KHON2

Hilo high school running back Kahale Huddleston has been invited to the 2018 Polynesian Bowl.



The Russians are coming: Tchaikovsky piece adds to theme of Orchid Isle Orchestra concert  Hawaii Tribune Herald

There will be music for everyone to enjoy during the Orchid Isle Orchestra's free Russian-themed concert Sunday at the East Hawaii Cultural Center. Courtesy ...



Carvalho, Garson-Shumway Earn Hilo Athletic Honors  Big Island Now

Jalen Carvalho and Carmen Garson-Shumway were named the KTA Super Stores/Hilo High School Most Outstanding Athletes for the 2013-2014 athletic year.



Hilo Civil Air Patrol cadet flyin' high after national award  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A Hilo teenager has earned the Civil Air Patrol's highest cadet honor. Sam Marrack, a 17-year-old Hilo High School junior, is the first female in Hawaii to receive ...



Raymunda Gorospe Basa  Nevada Appeal

Raymunda Gorospe Basa also known as "Randy" or "Bibang", 90, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at her home in Dayton, ...



“Aunty Mabel” to be honored  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A gathering to commemorate Waikoloa Village's First Lady of Aloha, “Aunty Mabel” Ishii, will be held from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sunday at Meipala Place and ...



Hawai'i Health Systems Corporation Names New Chief Financial Officer  Big Island Now

The East Hawai'i Region of Hawai'i Health Systems Corporation has named Joni Waltjen as the new Chief Financial Officer. Over the course of three years, she ...



BIIF swimming results  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Saturday at Hawaii Prep. Girls 1-meter diving. ADVERTISING. 1, Iwahashi, Kaitlin, Waiakea, 313.00$. 2, Souki, Briane, Kamehameha , 279.60$. 3, Iwahashi ...



Big Island Public High School Graduation Dates Released  Big Island Now

With high school graduations just around the corner, the Hawai'i Department of Education has released official graduation dates for public and public charter.



Salvation Army coordinates relief efforts  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The Salvation Army is coordinating relief efforts at shelters in Pahoa and Keaau through a central distribution center. Located near the Pahoa community pool ...



Hilo Union Participates in Complex Branding Project  Big Island Now

Hilo Union Elementary kindergarten students received t-shirts as part of a volunteer pilot program for the Hilo-Waiakea Complex to improve the branding of Hilo.



State rep, football coach faces cancer surgery, hopes his story can help others  Hawaii Tribune Herald

A Hilo state representative and football coach told the Tribune-Herald he was diagnosed with testicular cancer. ADVERTISING. A Hilo state representative and ...



'Stop If You Love Me' Campaign Targets Dangerous & Distracted Drivers  Big Island Now

Hundreds of elementary, middle and high school students statewide will be urging drivers and passengers to reduce risky behaviors while on the road.



Asphalt Dispute Delays Grand Opening of Hilo High Gym  Big Island Now

Saturday's grand opening of the new Hilo High School gymnasium has been put on hold as one of the final parts of the project has yet to be completed.



Kupuna Caregiver: Her husband, the sunshine of her life  KHON2

Pedro Factora has always had a passion for music since his days at Hilo High School when he played the drums, and he's been playing music ever since.



Wright On: A Mother's Prayer heeds call with grace, purpose  Hawaii Tribune Herald

The name makes you look twice, just to make sure you read it correctly. If there were a list of all the club volleyball teams on the Big Island, something about the ...



Basketball: Vulcan Camp goes old school  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Editor's note: Bill O'Rear is a former UH-Hilo all-district guard. He will coach in this summer's Vulcan Camp, his 37th time working the event. He was the longtime ...



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