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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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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..



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 ...



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.



Lane doesn’t spare schools  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Principal Ken Watanabe stands Friday in one of the kindergarten rooms at Waiakea Elementary School in Hilo that was flooded because of Hurricane Lane.



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Take note: Hilo marathon looking for surge in sign-ups  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

First in a series highlighting adventures of individuals and teams in Hilo-side athletics and athletes that haven't had traditional outlets for their news. We feel for ...



Waiakea Elementary among several Hawaii island schools damaged by Lane  KHON2

Four kindergarten classes, a special education class, and a preschool class are now displaced.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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- ...



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 ...



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: ...



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.



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 ...



Hilo High School Earns Special Olympics Recognition  Big Island Now

Hilo High School on Hawai'i Island is one of three schools in the state recognized for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and ...



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

A 17-year-old Hilo High School senior was named Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2018 on Sunday, the first time an East Hawaii contestant has earned the crown in ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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'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 ...



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 ...



South Hilo Crime Report: Sept. 14–20, 2018  Big Island Now

HPD's South Hilo Community Police responded to two burglaries and three vehicle break-ins over the seven-day period from Friday through Thursday, Sept.



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 ...



Calendar for November 24  Hawaii Tribune Herald

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



More students taking, passing Advanced Placement exams  West Hawaii Today

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Waiakea High School students gather after school near the front of the campus Tuesday afternoon. HOLLYN ...



Hilo High School grad profiles: Kazmyrr Neichelle Alcon and Langston Hamilton  Hawaii Tribune Herald

About 260 students are projected to graduate Friday from Hilo High School. The commencement ceremony begins at 6 p.m. at the Edith Kanaka'ole ...



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 ...



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.



Six Local Female Athletes to Join College Teams  Big Island Now

Six female student athletes from Hawai'i Island high schools will take their love of soccer to the college level. All members of the Hawai'i Island chapter of Surf ...



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.



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 ...



Calendar for November 10  Hawaii Tribune-Herald (subscription)

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



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).



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

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The state Department of Education would like your help crafting new rules for bullying and sexual harassment at public ...



Maintenance equipment stolen in Hilo High burglary  Hawaii News Now

Thieves struck the Hilo High School campus Thursday getting away with valuable campus maintenance equipment.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Walkouts to send message: Schools to accommodate students’ push for stricter gun laws  Hawaii Tribune Herald

Thousands of Hawaii Island students might leave their classrooms Wednesday morning to participate in National School Walkout Day, a student-led protest ...



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 ...



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 ...



Calendar for September 1  Hawaii Tribune Herald

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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 ...



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 ...



Ige, Hanabusa votes follow the money  West Hawaii Today

HILO — The Big Island, especially West Hawaii and some areas in Puna, preferred U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa over incumbent Gov. David Ige in Saturday's ...



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., ...



Onishi Appointed to Serve as Governor's Rep. for East Hawai'i  Big Island Now

Gov. David Ige announced that he has appointed Dennis "*Fresh*" Onishi to serve as the governor's representative for East Hawai'i.



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 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 ...



Black Hole Hunter to Present Talk  Big Island Now

Supermassive black holes are strange, powerful, mysterious and menacing. How do they grow? And how do they impact the growth of their host galaxies?



Waialua High School the top winner at robotics competition  KHON2

The Waialua High School robotics team was named the regional winner today at the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) ...



South Hilo Water Shut-Off Notice  Big Island Now

Water will be temporarily turned off in South Hilo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, to repair a water main leak. Repair will be in the area of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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. ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Yamada, MD, Andrew  Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY | Andrew R. Yamada, MD, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, on August 6, 1940, and died Nov. 15, 2018, in Rapid City.



Students Report Fewer Incidents of Bullying, Cyberbullying  Big Island Now

More than 16,300 public high and middle school students participated in the Hawai'i School Health Survey, a joint project of the Hawai'i State Department of ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Vets recall battles abroad and struggle back home | News, Sports, Jobs  Maui News

KIHEI — Fifty years after he was deployed to Vietnam, the first memory that comes to Wayne Nahooikaika's mind is not the bombs and bullets, but the calmness.



Warriors drop preseason opener  Thegardenisland.com

LIHUE — Kapaa High School's varsity girls soccer team lost to Hilo High School in a preseason contest Friday afternoon. The Warriors fell to the Vikings, 5-1, ...



Local AYSO soccer team wins gold in Hilo  Thegardenisland.com

The AYSO Region 941 U14 girls soccer team stops for a photo at the Volcano Tournament in Hilo earlier this month. Bottom row from left: Jessica Drent, Riley ...



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 ...



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

The Orchid Isle Orchestra's concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at the East Hawaii Cultural Center will offer something for everyone — spy-related music, Beatles ...



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.



Astronomy Talk Video: 'The Monster at the Heart of Our Galaxy'  Big Island Now

Discover this year's exciting new developments in unraveling the mysteries of supermassive black holes in this video of a talk entitled "The Monster at the Heart ...



Donors Sought for Big Island Blood Drive in January  Big Island Now

Blood Bank Hawai'i is seeking eligible donors to give blood during the month of January in celebration of National Blood Donor Month. The organization said ...



Hospitality industry awards $52,000 in scholarships to public school seniors  Hawaii Tribune Herald

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



All Big Island public schools, UH campuses closing  Honolulu Star-Advertiser

All public schools and University of Hawaii campuses on Hawaii island will shut down Wednesday ahead of stormy conditions from Hurricane Madeline.



Lahainaluna and Maui HS Win Robotics Awards  Maui Now

Although they did not reach the finals, two robotics teams from Maui earned awards at the 11th Annual FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and ...



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